Thanks Bob, this helped me get a few steps closer!
I was able to install debian without any errors.
But it hangs when I try to boot it.
It says it was unable to mount the root filesystem..
/etc/fstab looked similar to the one in a centos zone.
I thought ok, let's have a look at a installed cent os and see how it's
bash-2.05b# df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
none 67G 42G 24G 64% /
bash-2.05b# fdisk -l
none on / type ufs (rw)
none on /proc type proc (rw)
bash-2.05b# more /etc/fstab
none / ufs defaults 1 1
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
seems weird to me but it works? (ufs on linux?)
And compared to the config in debian, it's the same. So it should work
there too, right?
Nils, what do you mean by 'older' debian versions?
I used the latest stable netinst iso.. 4.0 release 1
On the kernel 2.6 page they write about ubuntu working in a zone (with
some problems), which is based on debian.
That's why I think debian should work as well..
I'll try to install ubuntu tomorrow and see how that's configured and all.
Thanks for your help!
Nils Nieuwejaar wrote:
On Wed 10/24/07 at 15:50 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
On Wed, 2007-10-24 at 14:53, Sandro wrote:
I am trying to install a zone with linux, debian linux actually. I had no
problems installing CentOS with the tar ball from opensolaris.org
Take a peek at the BrandZ 2.6 kernel page
It gives a rather nice cookbook on how to do this. be aware that
2.6 is not complete and experimental so an older 2.4 based debian
would give best results.
Older versions of Debian use the old linuxthreads thread model, which
doesn't work properly under BrandZ. RHEL and CentOS both use the modern
NPTL thread model, which does.
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