Glenn Faden wrote:
Jerry Jelinek wrote:


I believe the problem is that the zone looks like a separate system
so the automounter within the zone does not know to use lofs to
mount the filesystem from the global zone; it uses nfs instead.


Yes, but even if it knew it should use lofs, there is no way it can express this using current semantics.


And new semantics to allow that would have one twist: you really only want to allow this zone-requested loopback when the filesystem to mount is share(1M)'d to the zone. You can't allow zones to have arbitrary loopback mounts created upon request. So this might need support for share -F lofs and corresponding support to (auto)mount global zone lofs exports in local zones.

- Joerg
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