Ethan Quach wrote:
> Hey Jerry,
> I just thought about something regarding the zones dataset
> namespace.  Instead of creating the dataset for zone roots at:
>     rpool/export/zones/z1/rpool/ZBE1
> Maybe we should insert the "roped off" ROOT container dataset
> like we do in the global zone:
>     rpool/export/zones/z1/rpool/ROOT/ZBE1
> so that we confine the place where we know boot environment roots
> live.  The reason we do this is in the global zone is so that we
> don't have to troll through potentially thousands of datasets
> (sorting out whatever's been created in the shared area) to find
> BE roots.  This same problem would occur in the zone BE namespace.
> Thoughts?


Following up with some of the other responses,
I don't see how this helps you and I don't think of
rpool/export/zones/z1/rpool as a shared area.  Based on
the design, that is only for the zone's BEs.

Maybe you could explain why you think this is better.

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