From: Darryl Ross (spam_at_afoyi.com)
Date: Wed 11 May 2005 - 08:41:38 BST
Roderick A. Anderson wrote:
> As you all probably know I have a few _rather_ old vserver kernels
> running. I'm trying to get with the program so will be build new ones
> later this week and this week-end. I think I might have asked this before
> but can't remember the response or find it in my old messages.
> If I upgrade/install a new 2.6 vserver kernel on an existing system
> _*should*_ my old vservers ( created with a 2.4 kernel ) still work. I
> realize there might be a few gotchas but for the most part should they
The only real problem I've had upgrading the host from a 2.4 kernel to a
2.6 kernel was due to the inclusion of NTPL (NPTL?) in 2.6 which breaks
Berkley DB (if it isn't compiled with support for NPTL).
If you're running RPM based guests watch out because RPM breaks!
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