On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 11:36 -0700, Steve Lawrence wrote:
> Add a new service "do-single-user-patch", make it depend on filesystem-local.
> This service is typically disabled. This service will add the patch(es)
> and reboot.
The same could be done with a custom milestone which might be less
confusing. I like the elegance of that solution as it relies less on
what works now in favor of a defined environment which presumably would
get better coverage for zones and zfs [zone]root. And further
refinement would only impact patching rather than the booting process
as a whole.
rc scripts doing things with SMF seem a permanent solution to a
temporary problem. In my virtual universe there are no rc scripts :)
And then the alarm clock goes off and I return to reality. But it does
promote rc hackery rather than fixing the problem in SMF where it
reboot -- -m milestone=patchinstall seems elegantly simple.
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