OpenSolaris Community: BrandZ
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| Each operating environment is provided by a brand
| that plugs into the BrandZ framework. A brand may be
| as simple as an environment with the standard Solaris
| utilities replaced by their GNU equivalents, or as
| complex as a complete Linux userspace.
| The lx brand enables Linux binary applications to run
| unmodified on Solaris, within zones running a complete
| Linux userspace. The combination of BrandZ and the lx
| brand will be productized as Solaris Containers for
| Linux Applications.
| The lx brand is not a Linux distribution and does not
| contain any Linux software at all. The lx brand enables
| user-level Linux software to run on a machine with a
| Solaris kernel, and includes the tools necessary to
| install a CentOS or Red Hat Enterprise Linux
| distribution inside a zone on a Solaris system.
| The lx brand will run on x86/x64 systems booted with
| either a 32-bit or 64-bit kernel. Regardless of the
| underlying kernel, only 32-bit Linux applications
| are able to run.