From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Tue 12 Jul 2005 - 15:27:10 BST
On Tue, Jul 12, 2005 at 11:40:29AM +0930, Darryl Ross wrote:
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> Resending as I used the wrong source address.
> Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 12, 2005 at 08:04:49AM +0930, Mike O'Connor wrote:\
> >>The reason why I need to have a woody version of the tools is that is
> >>just to hard to upgrade all the systems I have out there, particularly
> >>as they a mostly in data center in places a long way a way.
> > hmm, and I always thought that gentoo uses source only
> > packages not debian :)
> The problem we are having is that we have a large number of Debian Woody
> machines deployed which are are not able to easily upgrade to Sarge.
> Smiley aside, the errors Mike posted were from attempting to backport
> the version of the tools in Sarge to Woody. We'd love to try "a recent
> compiler" if you can let us know where one is for Woody!
> >>The other option would be if someone could tell me how I could hide the
> >>ip addresses of other client OS's using the old tools, this would delay
> >>my requirments to upgrades.
> > it requires a newer kernel not newer tools ...
> As far as I can work out it requires both.
> vserver2:/etc/vservers# uname -r
> I believe the behavior changed at 1.9.5 for how the interfaces are
> configured and hidden. We can't specify the flag required to hide the
> addresses using version 0.30-6 of the tools and we can't build the new
> tools on Woody.
> When we enter the vservers on any of the machines we've done a kernel
> upgrade on and do an ifconfig, we can see all of the IP addresses that
> are assigned to the machine. This means that sendmail cannot send mail
> between different vservers on the same host because it thinks it's
> sending to itself. ('Oh, that resolves to my IP address, must be talking
> to myself. Don't want to do that!')
> Downgrading the kernel is not an option for both security and other
> required features.
> Is there some way we can build the 0.30.204 util-vserver tools on Woody
> (or has someone already done it?)
get a gcc/binutils, build them yourself, build a
recent dietlibc, build the tools, make your binary
package install it on your woody system ...
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