Re: [Vserver] 2.6.14-vs2.1.diff

From: Herbert Poetzl <>
Date: Sun 30 Oct 2005 - 03:23:24 GMT
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On Fri, Oct 28, 2005 at 10:55:53PM -0500, Serge Hallyn wrote:
> Hi,
> The promised port of vs-2.1 to 2.6.14 is at

thanks a lot, it is a good reference ...

> I'm having some trouble getting util-vserver installed on this
> laptop (and my vserver box is an hour drive and a dead cable
> modem away), so it's not fully tested yet. It is compile- and
> boot- tested however.

(without jfs and xfs I presume)

could you elaborate on the __in_dev_get_rcu() part?

> The more notable changes which you may want to review:
> fs/exec.c:setup_arg_pages() no longer calls
> security_vm_enough_memory() directly, rather it lets
> insert_vm_struct() do it. So I tossed the vx_vmpages_avail()
> check into insert_vm_struct().

sounds reasonable ...

> No more ia_attr_flags in the kernel. So I just tossed that code
> out of ext2, ext3, and reiser. I assume BARRIER and friends
> are properly taken care of using inode->i_flags only.

wrong assumption ... tests 103,106,113,114,116,121,123, and 124 fail
without the ia_attr_flags stuff :)

(you also missed a few others in jfs and xfs)

thank you,

> thanks,
> -serge
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