Bill, Thank you for the procedure and confirmation that this directory migration should not be a problem.
David On Wed, 2008-11-19 at 11:22 -0500, Bill Walker wrote: > Absolutely. I did just that a few months ago when my primary disk > started running a bit slim on free space. :) > > - format new disk > - halt zones > - mount new disk on /mnt > - cd /zones ; tar -cf - . | (cd /mnt; tar -xvpf - ) > - (to be safe) mv /zones /zones.old > - mkdir /zones > - edit vfstab to add entry for /zones > - mount /zones > - boot the zones to make sure all is well. :) > > > I generally mount my disk space under /z and then lofs things back to > /zones/xxx. that way I can separate my "disk space management" from my > zones management functions. > > bill. > > > David Smith wrote: > > I currently have my zonepath set to /zones/zonename on all my zones, > > however the /zones directory is on the boot drive and it is near to > > capacity now. Can I shut down all the zones and copy the /zones > > directory to a new filesystem (different disk) and then remount it as > > /zones again? Once the new filesystem is remounted back to /zones, > > this should be transparent to the zones , correct? Is there any > > other precautions I should take to migrate this directory structure, > > or recommended method? > > > > Thanks, > > > > David > _______________________________________________ zones-discuss mailing list email@example.com