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.

        -dp

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