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From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Sun 30 Nov 2003 - 14:25:47 GMT

Hi Chuck!

On Sun, Nov 30, 2003 at 11:15:07PM +1100, Charles Dale wrote:
> Jacques can I submit a /usr/lib/vserver/install-rhel3es script and minimum
> package list? I had to make some rather messy changes though:
> I've spent a fair bit of today hacking around trying to get a RHEL vserver
> running. The install-<distro> scripts are pretty hard to adapt for different
> package requirements. E.g. I had to modify them to install the packages in
> blocks - first glibc, libtermcap, + a few others, then coreutils on its own
> with --noscripts, then finally the rest of the packages. Otherwise RPM
> decided to order the installation so that libtermcap came in after
> coreutils, which made almost every single RPM pre/post script fail.
> And then in the end the vserver isn't usable because of the issue with db4
> and non-NPTL kernels.
> I like debian-newvserver a lot more...
> I'm going to try hacking the 1.1.6 patch to work with the RHEL kernel. I'm
> not confident though. There's a crapload more included patches than even the
> RH9 kernel had...

if you need help, let me know ...

> BTW, success report for the 1.1.6 release - working well here in production
> as a replacement for ctx-17f.



> Chuck
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