Thanks for the answer Dan, will the relief be a replacement for the binary
itself or a full new kernel patch ? Trying to identify the impact on our
environment (ie reboot vs no reboot)


On 10/1/07, Dan Price <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Mon 01 Oct 2007 at 01:14PM, John Chase wrote:
> >
> > This has just been escalated as a P1 bug in 8/07.
> >
> Indeed.  And please accept our apologies that this bug slipped out.  This
> was a case where a late performance fix wound up impacting correctness.
> We're still assessing why our test suite (and our engineering) did not
> catch this problem.
> S10 8/07 is also supposed to have a fix for device removal from zones.  I
> authored the original fix.  In the process of that fix being ported back
> to Solaris 10, it was merged with BrandZ code, and at that point that fix
> *also* became broken.  We're working on a fix for that, as well.
> So, stay tuned.  We've been sorting this out for about a week now, and are
> at work on getting a patch out as fast as possible.  For contract
> customers, filing an escalation on bug 6608977 should get you access to
> binary relief (in the form of an IDR) as soon as it is available.
> As you may know, there is a huge amount of new zones functionality in S10
> 8/07, so this regression is particularly humbling.  Again, please accept
> our apologies.
> Someone earlier stated that this was also broken in SXDE-- as far as
> I know that is *not* the case.  One of the reasons this has been a
> troublesome area is that in Nevada the /dev zones implementation is
> radically different from S10, due to the existence of the "devnames"
> project in Nevada.  Hence the S10 and Nevada code is pretty in this
> area.
>        -dp
> --
> Daniel Price - Solaris Kernel Engineering - [EMAIL PROTECTED] -

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