Paul Fronberg wrote:
> What does nfs_global_client_only do?
You don't want to use it. ;-}
It was a hack that I added some years ago to allow non-global zones to
'borrow' the global zone's credentials when acting as an NFS client.
It's intended to work *only* in a jumpstart environment, and nowhere
else. If you use it in a running system, you're quite on your own.
> We've had to set this flag to get a kernel module (issuing a VOP_GETATTR) to
> properly when accessing an NFS mounted partition in a non-global zone.
> The kernel modure appears to be running in the global zone and is issuing a
> request to an NFS mount in a non-global zone.
It sounds to me like your kernel module may need to be rewritten to
I don't think I can provide help with that, but perhaps Oracle can.
> I haven't been able to find much documentation about this.
See section 5.2 of this document:
It intentionally has no system documentation, because it's intended for
internal use and thus may change behavior or disappear without warning
-- even in a patch. Only things that are actually intended for use by
users, administrators, or third party developers are included in the
The paperwork required to use that sort of interface within Sun:
James Carlson 42.703N 71.076W <carls...@workingcode.com>
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