Re: [zones-discuss] Solaris 8 Zones Cleanup

2009-01-21 Thread Edward Pilatowicz
well, certainly you could remove packages, but why bother. disk space is cheap. ed On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 07:20:31PM +0100, Bernd Schemmer wrote: Hi, we successfully installed some Solaris 8 zones and I'm wondering if I should delete some of the not necessary packages from the Solaris 8

Re: [zones-discuss] Solaris 8 Zones Cleanup

2009-01-21 Thread Bernd Schemmer
Ed, well, certainly you could remove packages, but why bother. disk space is cheap. Not SAN ... but I don't care about the diskspace -- I was only thinking it might be useful/recommended to do so. regards Bernd Edward Pilatowicz wrote: well, certainly you could remove packages, but why

Re: [zones-discuss] Solaris 8 Zones Cleanup

2009-01-21 Thread Jerry Jelinek
Bernd Schemmer wrote: Ed, well, certainly you could remove packages, but why bother. disk space is cheap. Not SAN ... but I don't care about the diskspace -- I was only thinking it might be useful/recommended to do so. The vx* pkgs probably can be removed without a problem. I wouldn't

Re: [zones-discuss] Solaris 8 Zones Cleanup

2009-01-21 Thread Fredrich Maney
On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 2:27 PM, Edward Pilatowicz edward.pilatow...@sun.com wrote: well, certainly you could remove packages, but why bother. disk space is cheap. ed For the same reasons that you don't install unneeded packages in the first place: security, stability and space. fpsm

Re: [zones-discuss] Solaris 8 Zones Cleanup

2009-01-21 Thread Jerry Jelinek
Fredrich Maney wrote: On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 2:27 PM, Edward Pilatowicz edward.pilatow...@sun.com wrote: well, certainly you could remove packages, but why bother. disk space is cheap. ed For the same reasons that you don't install unneeded packages in the first place: security,

Re: [zones-discuss] Solaris 8 Zones Cleanup

2009-01-21 Thread Fredrich Maney
On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 3:45 PM, Edward Pilatowicz edward.pilatow...@sun.com wrote: On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 03:31:05PM -0500, Fredrich Maney wrote: On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 2:27 PM, Edward Pilatowicz edward.pilatow...@sun.com wrote: well, certainly you could remove packages, but why bother.

Re: [zones-discuss] Solaris 8 Zones Cleanup

2009-01-21 Thread Fredrich Maney
On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 3:53 PM, Jerry Jelinek gerald.jeli...@sun.com wrote: Thats really not the focus of the s8 branded zone. Understood. However the OP asked if it made sense to do so. In my view it is nearly always worth the negligible amount of time and effort required to minimize and