Jeff Victor wrote On 03/15/07 20:31,:
Mike Gerdts wrote:
On 3/15/07, Jeff Victor <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
Inheriting 1, 2, or 3 of these dir's isn't called anything, and very
if any, testing has been done to see what happens with those.
See http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/817-1592/6mhahuoog?a=view for
some more info.
I've been using zones since before Sun was shipping Solaris 10 CD's,
with various combinations of inherit-pkg-dir and have followed
zones-discuss regularly for a very long time. This is the first that
I have heard anyone mention that only SUNWdefault SUNWblank are the
supported configurations. If that is the case, why on earth does
inherit-pkg-dir exist in the zonecfg man page? I see nothing about
the supportability of alternate inherit-pkg-dir selections listed in
the page above.
Sorry Mike, and anyone else confused by my brevity. I'll try to be
clearer by being even briefer: ;-)
Good: "sparse-root + inherit-pkg-dir of anything except /usr, /lib,
/sbin or /platform"
Good: "whole-root + inherit-pkg-dir of anything"
Bad: "sparse-root + inherit-pkg-dir of /usr, /lib, /sbin and/or /platform"
That was the "Inheriting 1, 2 or 3..." part.
Did that help?
I made the same statement you are making (either inherit all four or inherit
a customer during a presentation today, and said to myself "self, if that is
support/recommend, why do we not make sure that one of those two is verified
the config or install?".
Although I said those are the two, looking at the doc you referenced, it does
you must only inherit all four or none, that partial configurations are not
The strongest word I see is 'default'. I understand the reasoning for only
two configuration options instead of all 16. Maybe it needs to be stated more
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