Re: [Vserver] Re: [ANNOUNCE] second stable release of Linux-VServer

From: Herbert Poetzl <>
Date: Wed 14 Dec 2005 - 16:47:36 GMT
Message-ID: <>

On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 08:38:19AM -0600, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> Quoting Rik van Riel (
> > On Tue, 13 Dec 2005, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> >
> > > Well, as the OpenVZ folks announced their release on LKML
> > > I just decided to do similar for the Linux-VServer release,
> > > so please let me know if that is not considered appropriate.
> >
> > Since there is a legitimate (and very popular) use case for
> > virtuozzo / vserver functionality, I think it is a good
> > thing to get all the code out in the open.
> >
> > I really hope we will get something like BSD jail functionality
> > in the Linux kernel. It makes perfect sense for hosting
> > environments.
> Well a version for 2.6.15-rc2 is still at
> I haven't resubmitted to lkml in a long time because I haven't found
> or implemented a better solution for the network virtualization, which
> Christoph wasn't happy with. The vserver ngnet or openvz networking
> may be a good solution. Additionally, the pid virtualization we've
> been discussing (and which should be submitted soon) would remove the
> need for the tasklookup patch, so bsdjail would reduce even further,
> to network and simple access controls.

complete pid virtualization would be interesting for
migration and checkpointing too (not just isolation
and security), so I think that might be something of
interest for a broader audience ...


> Note that I would prefer to see the full vserver in the kernel...
> -serge
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