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I have a Sun t1000 pre installed with Solaris 10 6/06. Branded zones didn't come to Solaris 10 until a later revision.

With Oracle changing the Solaris license to require a support contract after 90 days i am considering running opensolaris instead.

My main requirement is to be able to run multiple solaris9 sparc instances on this t1000.

Does opensolaris support Solaris9 branded zones?

Cheers,

ram.

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I regret but it seems not to be supported yet. I found only two brands in the OpenSolaris kernel code, they are solaris10 and sn1 (used for debugging):

http://src.opensolaris.org/source/xref/onnv/onnv-gate/usr/src/uts/common/brand/

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thanks, looks like the nail in the coffin. –  Ram Jun 24 '10 at 23:55

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