Brian,

Thanks and I  agree with you, but customer wants to see documentation
from SUN which states that ..any thoughts where that would be found


Peter


Brian Kolaci wrote On 08/25/06 10:52,:
> Peter Wilk wrote:
> 
> 
>>All,
>>
>>IHAC that created zones and wants the users to be able to reboot the
>>zones.they put the following in their password file:
>>
>>bounce:x:0:1:Bounce Account:/:/usr/sbin/reboot
>>
>>this way a user can 'su bounce ' and reboot the zone..The zone hangs
>>while coming down and customer wants to know why..
>>
>>I checked with my escalation engineers and they mentioned that
>>'zoneadm -z ' was the correct proocedure to take down a zone..
>>
>>Customer is stating there is no documentation that states that zoneadm
>>is the only procedure to take down a zone and that reboot is not
>>acceptable.
>>
>>So I am looking for docmentation that confirms the correct procedures to
>>take down a zone and where reboot is not correct.
>>
>>It maybe that reboot is acceptable as root but not supported using the
>>pasword file, but customer needs to see it in writing
>>
>>Thanks
>>
>>Peter
>>
> 
> The only problem with reboot is that the "shutdown" scripts don't run.
> You would be better off with "init 0" or "shutdown -i0 -y".
> Using "reboot" or "halt" doesn't have applications gracefully shutdown,
> they just get killed.
> 

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