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From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Wed 17 Nov 2004 - 09:35:08 GMT


On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 11:41:57PM +0100, Bj÷rn Steinbrink wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Nov 2004 07:57:27 +0100
> Bj÷rn Steinbrink <bjoern.steinbrink_at_isp4p.net> wrote:
> >
> > I'll send a patch for them later.
> >
>
> And here it finally is... It's a pretty hackish patch, but who cares? ;)
> It might break any setup that does not use namespaces or does not
> provide the migrate feature, so use at your own risk.
> Start/Stop/Enter works, the vserver namespace is clean, i.e. only the
> mounts below the vserver directory are available. The problem that host
> tools are unavailable within the namespace is not solved yet.
>
> Issues:
> Currently a directory called "/.old" is used within the vserver

maybe we should standartize that somehow, like
the /initrd for the initrd pivot_root for example?

or are there any existing standards?

best,
Herbert

> filesystem to hold the old root mount, if something is mounted on that
> directory, the whole thing will fail in 'some' way (i didn't dare to
> test). The temporary mounting of the host filesystem shouldn't be any
> security risk as it is detached by the host tools before anything
> from inside the vserver is started.
>
> The mounts made below /vservers/xxx/ are also in the host namespace and
> are not removed, since that would probably need some more intrusive
> changes (or maybe my bash scripting abilities are just too limited ;).
>
> Comments/Suggestions are welcome!
>
> Bjoern
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