On Wed, 2010-04-14 at 18:34 +0100, Matt Harrison wrote: > I've just installed a basic zone on a current dev build of OS, I'm not a > bigtime zones user but I thought I'd play around with the feature some more. > > Firstly, and this is a fairly basic thing but something I've always had > problems with: No matter what terminal setting I choose when I first > configure the zone, terminal applications such as Vim don't display > normally. When zlogin'd to a zone, Vim will display in a fixed size and > displays such oddies as only changing the last line when scrolling. > > I've had many problems with Vim and terminal emulations over the years > but I've never managed to solve this one. > > To combat the Vim problem, I thought that it might work better when > ssh'ing in from a working machine (the global zone). Unfortunately, > after creating a user and home directory, ssh'ing in just hangs after > the motd. > > If I force the command from ssh (ssh m...@xxx /bin/bash) I can type and > run commands but I don't get a prompt. > > After some googling around I tried adding the -t option to ssh but that > just hangs as well (totally locks up the terminal, have to kill manually). > > I'm probably wrong but I believe all this could be related however its > above me so I thought I'd ask the experts.
You may be hitting the issue with /dev/ptmx http://defect.opensolaris.org/bz/show_bug.cgi?id=12380 The workaround is to run "chmod 666 /dev/ptmx" as root. -M _______________________________________________ zones-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org