Solaris 10 : Zone/Container creation

Ramdev

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  1. Santosh says:

    Hi Ramdev,
    what is the command to add resources (CPU, Memory, etc) to Container?
    where we need to use this command while creating zone/Container?

    Today i had a interview question like: what types of OS we can install in a Zone/Container?
    i told them it’s not possible to install a OS in a Zone/Container, is it correct?

  2. Hi Santosh,
    1) the command for add resources is
    zonecfg -z zone_number_you_want_modify
    add rctl 
    set name=zone.cpu-shares (for example) 
    add value (priv=privileged,limit=4,action=none)
    end
    exit
    2) You can install Solaris 8, solaris 9 and 10, and linux ( i always install solaris,never linux)

    regards

  3. ramdev says:

    Thanks Diego. One Donut for you :)

  4. arjun.l says:

    hi ramdev
    global zone is the base os for non global zone from which location the non global zone will inheritats or copy the packages i need source and destination locations

    • Ramdev says:

      Arjun, for whole root zone … it will simply replicate the subset of installed packages from global zone to non-global zones /var/sadm/pkg. for the sparse zone it be based on the pkg-dir option we mention in the zone configuration file.

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