On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 12:50 PM, Ben Rockwood <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Mike Gerdts wrote:
>  > My understanding is that:
>  > - In the next release of Solaris, zones will have to be on ZFS due to
>  >   expected changes in packaging, patching, and installation.
>  I am aware of no such change.
> > - There will be a transition period between "zfs not supported" and
>  >   "zfs required" that will likely start with the release of S10U6.
>  Same here, I'm not aware of this change and would by highly skeptical.
>  Nevada hasn't taken this turn, and again, even if it did that would be
>  imposed simply by the configuration tools and easy to bypass.

This is the best reference I can find right now.


There have been several discussions on one or more installation
related lists (pkg-discuss, install-discuss, caiman-discuss) that have
confirmed that the next generation installation and packaging commands
will have ZFS as a prerequisite (for global zone root as well).

Mike Gerdts
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