From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Tue 12 Jul 2005 - 17:12:09 BST
On Tue, Jul 12, 2005 at 04:37:28PM +0200, Nicolas Costes wrote:
> Le Mardi 12 Juillet 2005 15:48, Martin a écrit :
> > > So, is it reasonable to do this, knowing that once done, it'll be
> > > locked for an entire year ? Are VS2.0 mature/stable enough ?
> > Depends what you mean by locked. In a year I would suspect a number of
> > user land security updates being needed, quite possibly kernel updates
> > as well. As long as you test it properly to start with I don't think
> > you'll find adding vservers will alter the stability as versus any
> > custom kernel. IMHO, no hard evidence.
> Well, I've got to setup my file servers now. But after that, I won't be
> able to re-install nor get them down until july next year ;-)
> I don't plan to add many Vservers on those boxes, as I said, they will
> host one or two for a start. I don't even plan to use advanced
> functionalities like NgNet, unification,etc...
> What I want to know is that if I setup my file servers now with the last
> 2.0 RC, is it risky, provided that once installed I cannot touch these
> servers until july 2006 ?
I'd wait for 2.0 if possible (and at least for rc7, if not)
> The only thing that'll be done is individual security updates to the
> hosted vservers and the host. But I do not want to touch the kernel...
> The load will be low : These are Samba file servers for ~120 accounts and
> max. 30-40 people connected at a time, for each host : I usually peak at
> 0.15 load.
> > > One last: Are there any important changes that may make 2.0 work
> > > differently than 1.9.3 ? Do I have to learn again all from the
> > > start ;-) ?
> > There are are some new features but AFAIK no major ones have been
> > removed so what worked before should work now.
> The only thing I do with my vservers is : Build them (- m skeleton), fill
> them with "urpmi --root", lauch them, and play ! Basically, the only
> commands I use are "vserver xxx (build|start|stop|enter)". So nothing of
> this has changed since 1.9.3 ?
> Thx ;-)
> (°> Nicolas Costes
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