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From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Thu 27 Mar 2003 - 14:50:11 GMT

On Thu, Mar 27, 2003 at 03:20:34PM +0100, Klavs Klavsen wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-03-23 at 14:28, Georges Toth wrote:
> > > vserver patch doesn't apply cleanly (or even close to), as of
> > > gentoo-sources-2.4.20.
> >
> > i don't use gentoo-sources...kernels
> > i use kernels from kernel.org and patch them manually... :-)
> Well it was either that - or patch the vanilla with freeswan and USAGI -
> linux-ipv6.org patch manually. I tried both, but they change among other
> things, the schedueler so the vserver patch won't work.
> I must admit that I'm sorry about vserver not working with the closest
> thing to a proper ipv6 implementation Linux has. I need IPv6 - and IPSec
> support in IPv6 - so I don't really have a choice :(
> In 2.5 these patches are part of the vanilla kernel - anyone have a
> vserver patch for 2.5? then I'd be glad to try it out.
> p.s. I run a headless server and was wondering if anyone had a clever
> way of booting on a kernel only once - so if the box crashed and I
> rebooted it - it wouldn't use the same kernel - but default to boot the
> last working kernel instead. p.s. I use Grub.

lilo has a 'on-next-boot' feature (-R) to
set the boot preference once, didn't find such
a thing for grub ... but although grub is very
nice, it misses some features ...

for example I had to add an option to pass the
selected console (for serial/vga console choice)
to the booting kernel ...


> --
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> Klavs Klavsen, GSEC
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