On Oct 31, 2006, at 4:14 PM, Dan Price wrote:

> On Tue 31 Oct 2006 at 04:03PM, James Carlson wrote:
>> Mike "Ford" Ditto writes:
>>> Riny Qian wrote:
>>>> Darren J Moffat wrote:
>>>>> If you need help working out how to have a the vt? instances
>>>>> only active in the global zone then ask the smf-discuss list
>>>>> for help.
>>>> We can check if we're in the global zone in the smf start method
>>>> (console-login); if not, disable all virtual console instances.
>>> I think the right thing here is not to check what zone you're in,  
>>> but
>>> rather to check which devices are available.  I would like to  
>>> assign,
>>> e.g. /dev/term/vt[456] each to different zones, which should  
>>> cause the
>>> corresponding login instances to be disabled in the global zone and
>>> enabled in the corresponding zone(s).
>> Having a virtual console attached as a zone console sounds like a
>> nifty idea to me.  It doesn't sound as simple to achieve as just
>> logging into the global zone and doing zlogin -C, but potentially
>> useful.
> Does "nifty" translate into a customer use case here?  I'm wary of
> putting roadblocks in front of an obviously useful project in  
> pursuit of
> not-obviously-useful functionality.

Would this allow Not needing all privileges to get to the console?
I would translate that as nifty.

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