[OpenIndiana-discuss] Infinite updates...

Andrej Javoršek drejc at ntf.uni-lj.si
Thu Mar 27 10:50:40 UTC 2014

since OI uses ZFS clones it means you have only 10 diff's between your
current/running BE and new one (only what was changed)!


On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 11:36 AM, John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Laurent Blume <laurent+oi at elanor.org>
> > Yes. It's how IPS/pkg was designed to work: by default, it does not
> > update the current environment, it creates a new one, and update that
> > one. So your updates won't be used until you reboot to the new
> environment.
> Ah, thanks to both for the confirmation.
> Coming from linux, I am used to just reboot for kernel updates.
> And, since I cannot easily reboot, guess updates will have to wait...
> last question, when I see "Boot Environment openindiana-10"; does that mean
> I have 10 full "updated environments", each a few GBs, waiting somewhere?
> Thx,
> JD
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