From: Martin List-Petersen (martin_at_list-petersen.dk)
Date: Mon 27 Sep 2004 - 12:19:13 BST
On Sun, 2004-09-26 at 14:56, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 26, 2004 at 01:06:38AM -0700, Christian Hergert wrote:
> > first of all, the vserver mailman signup page is currently broken, so
> > please reply to me as well.
> from the wiki (linux-vserver.org)
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> Martin: if this is going to be a 'permanent' bug, please add that
> or similar info to the mailman page and to the footer.
> > Im curious to what the status of networking is within the contexts.
> currently 'shared' networking is fine, and in the near future
> 'isolated' networking (ngn) will probably replace the existing
> solution ...
> > I would like to setup a virtual router with vserver if possible
> > (and if not, start hacking on it).
> have a look at freevps (which implements per vserver routing
> tables and such IIRC) as this is not the way linux-vserver is
> going at the moment ...
> nevertheless feel free to implement your own solution (based
> on linux-vserver) if what you find doesn't suit your needs.
> > If anyone is familiar with Foundry or Juniper switches, that is
> > what im looking to do. Basically, a completely seperate routing
> > instance within each context by allowing certain network interfaces
> > to bind within certain contexts only.
> currently (and probably in the future too) the 'binding' is IP
> based and not 'interface' based, as the context is on the host
> and not 'within' a separate kernel/ip stack as in UML, QEMU,
> Bochs ...
> > (so say eth0 is in context 1 as eth0 and eth1 is in context 2 as eth0).
> renaming interface might be simple though, but I don't see a
> benefit from that, as applications do not 'bind' to interfaces
> either (except for raw dump and such things)
> > This would then allow you to have duplicate IP space between contexts.
> > If this could be done in linux, thats a HUGE market to take away from
> > Foundry and Juniper and Cisco (wink wink). Let me know your thoughts.
> well, I'm pretty sure it can be done, but it probably needs
> somebody to do it (nudge nudge ;) ..
> > Christian Hergert
> > chris_at_mosaix.net
> > senior network engineer
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