from vxfs site
Support for Solaris 10 Including Fine-Grain Permissions and Global Zones
VERITAS File System 4.1 supports Solaris 10 and the accompanying
fine-grain permissions. Local zones are also supported.
Support for Local Zones
VERITAS File System is supported in local zones. A file system is
mounted as a loopback file system (LOFS) in local zones. Concurrent I/O
and Oracle Disk Manager (ODM) are supported in local zones.
Kenneth Boyd wrote:
I have a customer that is having a problem mount a vxfs filesystem in
a local zone..
Customer sent me a description on his issue..
As we discussed I am sending this email to describe my problems with
mounting of Vxfs filesystems in local zones. I am able to mount
Veritas volumes in local zones if the filesystem type is UFS as in the
As soon as I change the filesystem type to vxfs (and regen the FS) the
zone fails to boot because it can't find the mount command in
/usr/lib/fs/vxfs. That directory does not get created when the local
zone is created. I am using create -b to create zones which means
they should be "full". This being the case I tried to "bandaid" the
situation by creating /usr/lib/fs/vxfs in the local zone and putting a
link in to point to /etc/fs/vxfs/mount which is the same method used
by UFS. I copied both directories from the global. It still fails.
I need to know Sun's official position on this and the fix (if any).
If the mounting of Vxfs filesystems is not supported in local zones
this is a major bug. We use Vxfs for all Production applications and
this would severely limit our use of local zones in Solaris 10.
Thanks for any help on this
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