On Tue 28 Nov 2006 at 08:09PM, Peter Baer Galvin wrote: > Hi, quick question on how best to use zone cloning with zfs. > > I've played with creating a master zone and then cloning it before its > first boot. That seems to work fine. > > I'd rather create a master zone, boot it to walk through the smf > initialization, and then clone it. I'm confused as to how this would > work (or wouldn't) though. How will the networking in the clone be > correct if the master has already gone through its sysid > configuration? Or do you need to unconfig the clone and then sysid > config it? > > Thanks for any best practice info around this issue.
We automatically sys-unconfig the new zone at clone time-- but that doesn't affect the SMF manifest import. So: make your master zone, boot it, wait for manifest import to finish, then clone away, it should work just as you want. -dp -- Daniel Price - Solaris Kernel Engineering - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - blogs.sun.com/dp _______________________________________________ zones-discuss mailing list email@example.com