Re: [Vserver] [Release] Stable 2.2.0 : where is the changelog?

From: Martin <>
Date: Mon 09 Apr 2007 - 12:58:02 BST
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On Wed, 2007-04-04 at 16:34 +0200, Daniel Hokka Zakrisson wrote:
> > Something is solliciting my curiosity though:
> >
> > - privacy for guests, which will hide things from xid 1
> >
> > I am not sure I am found of that "privacy" thing.
> That's why it's configurable ;-)
> > Isn't supposed to be able to see everything in the system?
> Well, not if you want to protect the guests from the host.

At the risk of sounding ungreatful for all of the hard work done on
vserver - what is the 'use case' for this feature? As I understand it
there is nothing to keep the host from playing with /dev/kmem or
otherwise tampering with the kernel, so I can't see how a feature like
this will provide any strong guarentees; unless heirarchies of contexts
(which would be extreemly cool) are planned. Or is it just intended as
a 'speed bump' / politeness feature?

Thanks for all of the hard work and the new stable version.

 - Martin

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