Re: [vserver] Status of 2.6.24 patch / expected release

From: Daniel Hokka Zakrisson <>
Date: Mon 28 Apr 2008 - 16:53:23 BST
Message-ID: <59275.>

Ed W wrote:
> Natanael Copa wrote:
>> On Wed, 2008-04-23 at 08:16 +0200, Herbert Poetzl wrote:
>>> after the rather dramatic changes in 2.6.23-25, we
>>> will need a somewhat longer devel phase around
>>> 2.6.25 to get some things sorted out ...
>> The question that rises is how to get more of vserver into mainline?
> Funny - having seen some of the changes on 2.6.25 and how they overlap
> some of the vserver goals I was thinking something very similar?
> Someone else recently requested a separate patch for COW and I agree
> that this would be useful for a couple of projects I was mulling over.
> Perhaps some of the vserver patches are ready to start pushing upstream?
>>> testing and other contributions are welcome, but
>>> don't expect a 'stable' release for post 2.6.22.x
>>> anytime soon ...
>> I take the opportunity to than you guys for the hard work you are doing
>> there. As someone else posted on this list: vserver is awesome!
> Absolutely. I don't understand why anyone wouldn't want to use vservers
> straight out of the box on all new servers! In fact I really don't
> understand why people aren't screaming for this in mainline? Even for
> desktop use it seems great - simple to fart around with a test install
> or a new update. About to start testing it with X... I just love the
> ease you can copy the vserver image, boot it up and test something, then
> pack it away again.
> Is there a key person we could sponsor to work on this for a period to
> get it tracking mainline again? Daniel? Herbert? How much would it
> cost to sponsor your development time?

You should talk to Herbert. He'd love to see some donations to speed up
the port to 2.6.2[45].

Daniel Hokka Zakrisson
Received on Mon Apr 28 17:35:13 2008
[Next/Previous Months] [Main vserver Project Homepage] [Howto Subscribe/Unsubscribe] [Paul Sladen's vserver stuff]
Generated on Mon 28 Apr 2008 - 17:35:17 BST by hypermail 2.1.8