File System Configuration
You can specify a number of mounts to be performed when the
virtual platform is set up. File systems that are loopback-mounted into a zone
by using the loopback virtual file system (LOFS) file system should be mounted with
the nodevices option. For information on the nodevices option, see File Systems and Non-Global Zones.
LOFS lets you create a new virtual file system so that you
can access files by using an alternative path name. In a non-global zone,
a loopback mount makes the file system hierarchy look as though it is
duplicated under the zone's root. In the zone, all files will be accessible
with a path name that starts from the zone's root. LOFS mounting preserves
the file system name space.
Figure 18-1 Loopback-Mounted File Systems
See the lofs(7S) man page for more information.