On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 07:57:36AM +0200, Sebastian Harl wrote:
> > > why would somebody want to _share_ the host files with
> > > the guest, instead of having a separate filesystem for
> > > them?
> > This is actually how Solaris 10 zones work. In a Solaris 10
> > zone the filesystems /usr /bin /lib and so on are read-only loop-back
> > mounts to the host OS. It makes the guest a lot smaller as a result.
> > Pretty much most of the overhead of a guest ("zone" in Solaris terms)
> > is the local files in writeable filesystems to ensure OS stability
> > (eg /var/sadm for package maintenance).
> You could use unionfs or bind-mounts to share directories
> between host- and guest-filesystem. Of course this would
> need some manuall work...
well, bind mounts should work out-of-the-box, basically
just add them to the fstab in the guest config
> Sebastian "tokkee" Harl
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