IMO the behavior of errors in zones should mimic that of errors in
non-zoned systems, with the addition of the concept of the global zone
as platform administrative area, as you stated.

So the message in this case should go to the global zone and to the
zone in which the error occurred.

On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 9:42 PM, Jason King <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I'm working on rfe 6613349 suid not allowed message could be better,
> and one issue is that the current error message uses cmn_err()
> (usr/src/uts/common/os/exec.c:613).  I'm pretty sure this should use
> zcmn_err(), since (to me at least) I would think the message should
> (at least) go to the zone where the event occurred.  I am wondering if
> someone more familiar with zones can confirm this.
> Assuming that it should go to the zone where the event was created, I
> was also contemplating echoing the message to the global zone as well,
> but including zone_t->zonename in the global zone.  With the
> philosophy of the global zone as an administrative area while the
> actual 'work' of the machine goes in within zones, having the
> information there (as well as in the zone itself) would seem useful as
> well, however I don't know if it would violate any rules about
> separation (I'm hoping someone can comment on this).
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