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. http://www.opensolaris.org/os/project/caiman/Snap_Upgrade/Notes/Snap_Containers/ 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 http://mgerdts.blogspot.com/ _______________________________________________ zones-discuss mailing list email@example.com