[SUMMARY] ethernet interface in local zone

From: J. Landamore <jal_at_mcs.le.ac.uk>
Date: Tue Jul 08 2008 - 10:51:00 EDT
Thanks to Dean Ross-Smith for the answer, which is:

I believe that on our boxes that have zones, we touched the interface
files (touch /etc/bge0 or touch /etc/e1000g0) in the global zone which is
enough for solaris to activate the interface and the nic configuration is
then setup in the zone.
Dean Ross-Smith
sunmanagers-bounces@sunmanagers.org wrote on 07/08/2008 02:05:19 AM:
> I have a X4150 solaris10u5  A local zone is configured with an exclusive
> network interface, however there is a small problem.  The local zone
> cannot see the interface to plumb it until the global zone has plumbed
> unplumbed the interface.  This prevents me starting the local zone at
> boot.  I believe this is a "feature" (I seem to remember having read
> this somewhere), has anyone a neat way round this or do I just tweak
> /lib/svc/method/physical in the global zone to plumb and unplumb the
> interface?

John Landamore

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