Why? What he plans can be done easily using NGZ (non-global zones). An NGZ also adds just a little bit of overhead (if any at all) to the system - unlike vbox.
What would be the gain of using a more complex technology like vbox/xen in comparison to NGZs? On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 13:42, Dr Hung-Sheng Tsao (LaoTsao) < hung-sheng.t...@sun.com> wrote: > May be use vbox or xen in opensolarris > > > ------- Original message ------- > >> From: Harry Putnam <rea...@newsguy.com> >> Sent: 14/7/'09, 7:35 >> >> After reading only a little about zones.. I doubt I really get the >> expected usage one might put a zone to. >> >> My case is very homespun.... just a home lan with at most... 6 >> machines. >> >> 1 vista(laptop) 3 winXP 1 linux 1 Opensolaris (2009.6 still using b111) >> >> I've been mainly a linux user until recently but use 3 winXP machines >> for video and photography processing since I work largely with all Adobe >> tools. I'm more experienced with admin type chores on linux.. >> >> I'm using the Opensol machine for most backup type jobs across the >> lan. Or in cases where the backup may originate on a windows machine >> such as with `Retrospect', the opensol machine is the recipient only. >> >> I wondered if there would be any advantage to creating a zone where >> only the backup chores were handled, nothing else. >> >> I can't be sure if that is even the kind of thing one would do with a >> zone, but it seems kind of likely it would be handy to have an area >> where nothing but backup chores were in order. >> >> Another zone I've thought about would be for nameservice to my home >> lan. Maybe a mail server might be another zone usage. >> >> I hoped to hear from a few experienced `zones' users about such a usage. >> >> _______________________________________________ >> zones-discuss mailing list >> email@example.com >> > > _______________________________________________ > zones-discuss mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > -- Alexander -- [[ http://zensursula.net ]] [ Soc. => http://twitter.com/alexs77 | http://www.plurk.com/alexs77 ] [ Mehr => http://zyb.com/alexws77 ] [ Chat => Jabber: alexw...@jabber80.com | Google Talk: a.sk...@gmail.com ] [ Mehr => AIM: alexws77 ] [ $[ $RANDOM % 6 ] = 0 ] && rm -rf / || echo 'CLICK!'
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