Menno Lageman wrote: > 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.
Remember that what we have now is more of a prototype than a final product. The fact that we currently don't support sparse zones with the ipkg brand is definitely something that is being looked at for future releases of opensolaris, along with a variety of other improvements in how zones work with IPS. Jerry _______________________________________________ zones-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org