On Thu, Sep 14, 2006 at 12:44:30PM -0400, Chuck wrote:
> On Thursday 14 September 2006 12:18, Bruno wrote:
> oh .. to complete the explanation on our systems a guest would never
> address more than a single /24 but with the limitation that has to be
> divided among a gazillion guests instead..
last time I checked, a /24 (or class C network) had 256
addresses (with 254 usable for ips) not a gazillion :)
this aside, we will add it soon, but you can (for now)
just apply one of the 64address patches, to kernel and
tools, as I doubt it will cause much overhead ...
> > On Thursday 14 September 2006 16:27, Chuck wrote:
> > > someone mentioned the possibility of getting a setup on current
> > > vserver code that would take a /24 network and not have much if
> > > any slowdown.. has this ever been realized?
> > I did some coding in that direction, but patch is not finished yet.
> > Hopefully I will get some more time after next week do continue
> > coding on it.
> > My direction is assigning address elements to guests, either single
> > addresses or groups of addresses as range or mask. When there
> > is more than a single such item, on additional is created that
> > itentifies the complete range contaning the addresses of a guest.
> > Thus two guests with 20 IPs spread over two different /24 networks
> > wil be seen as a single range for most check wether IP is part of
> > the guest's address-space. Only on match of that outer boundary
> > checking of the idividual addresses or the guest is done. Mostly
> > missing is the handling of broadcast...
> > Bruno
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