Hi Menno, That's what I was looking for. Thanks!
John On Oct 12, 2008, at 1:47 AM, Menno Lageman wrote: > On 10/12/08 01:14, John Stanford wrote: >> Hi, >> I recently tried to use zonemgr 1.8.1 to install a whole root zone >> (for a database) on nv_98, and it errored out: >> -bash-3.2# ./zonemgr-1.8.1.sh -a add -t w -n ultra1z3 -z "/zones" - >> P "extrap01ate" -I "192.168.1.203|skge0|24|ultra1z3" >> Checking to see if the zone IP address (192.168.1.203) is already >> in use...IP is available. >> On line 4 of /root/.zonemgr/zone1197: >> remove inherit-pkg-dir: No such resource with that id >> Error: Error configuring ultra1z3, return value: 0 >> Use -h flag to see proper usage or -l flag to see the license. > [...] >> It appears that something has changed since Sol10 (and maybe >> earlier versions of OpenSolaris with the way the default zone spec >> is defined. Here is the config from a sparse zone created with >> zonemgr using "-t s": >> -bash-3.2# zonecfg -z ultra1z1 info >> zonename: ultra1z1 >> zonepath: /zones/ultra1z1 >> brand: ipkg autoboot: true >> bootargs: pool: limitpriv: scheduling-class: ip-type: shared >> net: >> address: 192.168.1.201/24 >> physical: skge0 >> defrouter not specified >> attr: >> name: comment >> type: string >> value: "Zone ultra1z1" >> -bash-3.2# So, two questions: >> 1) What has changed between Solaris 10 and nv_98 (relevant to this >> issue of course)? > > John, > > OpenSolaris 2008.05 has introduced a new zone brand, ipkg, which is > different from the native zones in Solaris 10. (I'm not familiar > with Zone Manager, so I don't know if it supports ipkg zones.) > >> 2) Since I don't have any inherit_pkg_dir entries when I use the "- >> t s" argument, am I creating a full zone by default? > > No, the ipkg brand has no concept of sparse root or whole root > zones. ipkg zones are not sparse, but still smaller than the > traditional whole root zones in Solaris 10. See Dan Price's Field > Guide to Zones in OpenSolaris 2008.05 (http://blogs.sun.com/dp/date/20080512 > ) for more information. > > Menno > -- > Menno Lageman - Sun Microsystems - http://blogs.sun.com/menno _______________________________________________ zones-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org