From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Tue 09 Nov 2004 - 14:46:32 GMT
On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 02:35:18PM +0000, Jesper Krogh wrote:
> I gmane.linux.vserver, skrev Herbert Poetzl:
> > On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 08:40:09AM +0000, Jesper Krogh wrote:
> > > I gmane.linux.vserver, skrev Dariush Pietrzak:
> > > > > I'd really like to test this vserver thing out, but currently
> > > > > it clashes with my policy of only installing things through
> > > > > the packages system on my computers.
> > well, either you start building packages for your
> > package system, you rethink your policy, or you
> > choose not to test 'this vserver thing' ...
> Sure.. I'll go that way. I'd just like to know if the were available
> somewhere, so I could skip kernel compilation.
> > > I tried make-kpkg yesterday with the debian-kernel 2.6.9 source and
> > > vserver patch, that actually worked, (in regards to vserver) but failed
> > > getting pcmcia/wireless to work.
> > well, debian source is debian source, linux-vserver
> > patches are based on the vanilla kernel not on some
> > distro kernel ...
> Ok.. so I'll go for the vanilla kernel in the next try.
> > > I'd really like to have a couple of vservers at my laptop for testing
> > > software installations :-) Isn't this a common usage of Vservers?
> > yes, it is also common practice to avoid debian
> > to get a working linux-vserver setup ...
> For any particular reason?
well, a few would be:
- they provide outdated tools
- they modify the tools until they stop working
- tools are added which do not work as expected
- default settings for kernel and vservers are insecure
- they do not care about their linux-vserver users
- it causes a lot of unneccessary work for the
linux-vserver development folks
> ./Jesper Krogh, jesper_at_krogh.cc
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