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From: Jan-Marc Pilawa (j.pilawa_at_tu-bs.de)
Date: Sun 09 Nov 2003 - 18:16:19 GMT


Zitat von Herbert Poetzl <herbert_at_13thfloor.at>:

> > The vserver project is great for "low'cost production
> > servers" and...*SECURITY*!
> >
> > I think that if you would be able to get us vserver'users
> > a "cluster'like" solution...it would be the BEST "system
> > administration" project *ever*!
>
> well, so I assume you want to help to make this possible,
> by, for example providing mosix specifix information and
> setting up a mosix cluster, right?
>
> I, for my part, am willing to port the vserver stuff on
> a mosix kernel, if somebody does the testing ...

I think, you have at least two testers. Since all recent projects are
nearly done for this year, I am looking forward for some interesting
projects for future developements.

>
> best,
> Herbert
>
> >
> > Best,
> > +-----------------------------------------
> > | Lus Miguel Silva
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> > -----Mensagem original-----
> > De: vserver-admin_at_list.linux-vserver.org
> > [mailto:vserver-admin_at_list.linux-vserver.org]Em nome de Herbert
> Poetzl
> > Enviada: domingo, 9 de Novembro de 2003 16:38
> > Para: Lus Miguel Silva
> > Cc: vserver_at_list.linux-vserver.org
> > Assunto: Re: [Vserver] Vserver + OpenMosix...
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 09:48:08AM -0000, Lus Miguel Silva wrote:
> > > Hello everybody,
> > >
> > > I just thought of something!
> > > How about the vserver project "united" with the openmosix
> project?
> > > It would be great to be able to have multiple vservers enjoying
> > > the cheerfull'blesses of multi'processing.
> >
> > let me address this separated ...
> >
> > > One of my servers is a X86 2.6ghz with 512Mb ram running about 6
>
> > > vservers and it is *totally* lagged.
> >
> > either your 6 servers do really hard work, which will
> > bring down every system sooner or later, or your kernel
> > and/or configuration is not optimal. Another reason
> > could be a slow I/O (disk) and/or memory interface,
> > which usual is the bottleneck nowadays ...
> >
> > what you could do/try:
> >
> > - get a recent kernel and patch rmap and maybe O(1)
> > - use faster memory/disks (maybe striping, raid5)
> > - add a second processor, SMP systems are much more
> > resposive (smooth) with vservers
> >
> > > It would be great if we could balance the load thru other machines
>
> > > (like we do with openmosix).
> >
> > I agree that this sounds interesting and it might be
> > a viable solution to scale the vserver project beyond
> > the physical limits of one MP machine ...
> >
> > I do not have any deeper knowledge of OpenMosix and
> > no Farm where such a project could be tested/developed
> > so if there is interest in doing this, we'll need both.
> >
> > best,
> > Herbert
> >
> > >
> > > Best,
> > > +-----------------------------------------
> > > | Lus Miguel Silva
> > > | Network Administrator@ ISPGaya.pt
> > > | Rua Antnio Rodrigues da Rocha, 291/341
> > > | Sto. Ovdio 4400-025 V. N. de Gaia
> > > | Portugal
> > > | T: +351 22 3745730/3/5 F: +351 22 3745738
> > > | G: +351 93 6371253 E: lms_at_ispgaya.pt
> > > | H: http://lms.ispgaya.pt/
> > > +-----------------------------------------
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