Does the local provider require a HWE stack for 12.04?

David Cheney david.cheney at canonical.com
Thu Oct 31 03:52:55 UTC 2013


All I can tell you is from my experience that Precise and the local
provider are not tested and not known to work. You _may_ try the HWE
raring kernel on your precise host, but I recommend Raring or later if
you want to use the local provider.

On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 8:11 AM, Serge E. Hallyn <serge at hallyn.com> wrote:
> I'm told that's for a network (veth nic?) performance issue?  FWIW
> my main build+test box is running on 3.2 precise kernel with
> ubuntu-lxc daily ppa.  overlayfs and lvm clones work perfectly out
> of the box, and btrfs (which i'm using now) only have the fsync
> performance issue, which I work around by calling all apt-get
> upgrades and installs using eatmydata.  I don't do heavy network
> i/o, but apt-get's package downloads are lightning fast <shrug>.
>
> -serge
>
> Quoting David Cheney (david.cheney at canonical.com):
>> Yes, Raring kernel or later.
>>
>> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 2:24 AM, Jorge O. Castro <jorge at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> > https://juju.ubuntu.com/docs/config-local.html
>> >
>> > When we were creating this page we were talking on how we would prefer LXC
>> > from the HWE stack while people are using Juju on 12.04.
>> >
>> > However Scott Moser pointed out to me[1] that Juju works on the vanilla
>> > 12.04 stack and that we should consider what plusses and minuses
>> > recommending an HWE stack to server users entails.
>> >
>> > (Note that this is only about 12.04, everyone else should be fine with newer
>> > versions)
>> >
>> > 1: http://paste.ubuntu.com/6324341/
>> >
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