Re: [Vserver] [RFC][PATCH 0/9] separate internal kernel pids from userspace ones

From: Herbert Poetzl <>
Date: Mon 24 Oct 2005 - 21:39:18 BST
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On Mon, Oct 24, 2005 at 06:21:26PM +0200, Dave Hansen wrote:
> I'm working on a project to checkpoint and restart processes. Obviously, after a
> process dies, and is "transparently" restarted, it might get confused because
> its pid changed. (This is one of many issues, but I'm starting with pids)
> I don't want to change the kernel's internal idea of pids, but I would like to
> have a new pid namespace which a process can see. This means finding all the
> places where the kernel returns a pid to userspace, and returning something
> different. The following patch series implements a very simple mechanism for
> doing that.
> I know the stuff in the end is relative junk (just for testing), but does
> anybody see a good reason that we can't start merging something resembling the
> first couple patches?

some patches/parts seem to be still missing ... maybe
they were caught by the spam filter? is there a place
to download them?


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