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From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Fri 31 Oct 2003 - 15:13:38 GMT

On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 01:30:55AM +1100, Charles Dale wrote:
[some great stuff about virtualizing a server]

please if possible, make a HowTo from that, if you
like, put it on the linux-vserver.org wiki, and
link it from the Documentation ... guess this would
be appreciated ...

> * Need to install the per context quota patches & get that running so the
> vserver won't be able to full up the disks of the main server.

to stop filling up the disks, you'll need the Disk Limits

> * Need to work out what to do about quotas inside the vserver. I don't
> _think_ per context quotas give me what I want here. I want to be able to
> use quotas _inside_ the vserver just like I was using before, when /usr on
> the rh6.2 box was a separate partition.

that exactly is what Per Context Quota does ;)

> * Sort out the ulimit business as discussed above.

just use -HS instead of -H and the ulimit issues are gone ...

> So all in all there aren't many general settings to be changed after you
> rsync the server into a vserver. I found the resolver issues and the named
> permissions problem took the most time to fix. Give it a go - there's not
> much to lose!


> Chuck
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