Jerry Jelinek wrote: > I would like to propose a project to be sponsored by > the zones community. This project would create a > solaris10 branded zone for use on OpenSolaris. > > We will use the BrandZ infrastructure to deliver a > solaris10 brand. This will be provided as an adoption > and compatibility aid to enable users currently > running S10 to easily adopt OpenSolaris while also continuing > to run their S10 software within branded zones. > > As with the existing solaris8 and solaris9 brands on Solaris 10, > this project will provide a 'physical to virtual' (p2v) capability > that can migrate an existing S10 software stack on a physical > system into a solaris10-branded zone running on a OpenSolaris system. > In addition, the project will provide a 'virtual to virtual' (v2v) > capability that can migrate existing native S10-based zones into > solaris10-branded zones running on a OpenSolaris system. > > This brand would be available on all architectures that run > OpenSolaris (sun4u, sun4v and x86). > > We've started working on this in the zones team. It will be > hard for the community to actually contribute to the emulation layer > since the Solaris 10 source code in not open sourced, but we > would like to have the full source for the brand and its > emulation be open source and part of OpenSolaris. The community > could easily contribute to the p2v & v2v code as well as provide > feedback on the brand itself.
Sounds like a necessary brand and a good idea. I admit, I'm curious what needs to be emulated? I would think that Solaris 10 zones would work just fine under OpenSolaris as native branded zones. benr. _______________________________________________ zones-discuss mailing list email@example.com