Kernel plans for feisty
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Wed Nov 15 15:55:54 GMT 2006
Currently AFAIK there is no plans for linux-vserver.
On 11/15/06, Philippe Clérié <philippe at gcal.net> wrote:
> Just a thought: I noticed recently that on Debian they have official kernel
> builds for linux-vserver. Are there any plans to do the same?
> I noticed also there are no vserver kernel for edgy on the uniklu
> repository. I was wondering if that is going to remain the case. I really,
> really liked having those kernels. Thanks.
> Ben Collins wrote:
> > As some of you may have noticed, 2.6.19-rc line is in feisty already. As
> > some of you may have guessed, this is the planned kernel for feisty
> > release.
> > You'd be correct in this assumption except that based on several bits of
> > information (outlined below), I've decided to push for 2.6.20.
> > - paravirt-ops is a feature we really want. Supporting both vmware and
> > xen will be much easier with this patch. It is expected to hit 2.6.20.
> > If it doesn't, we don't lose anything.
> > - There are some planned power management enhancements also expected
> > for 2.6.20. Definitely not officially going to make it, but like
> > paravirt-ops, if it doesn't, we don't lose anything.
> > - In previous releases, we've opted for the safe kernel version, which
> > means we usually had 3-5 months or more of testing on the kernel after
> > it was released. It also meant we were at least one kernel version
> > behind once we released the entire OS. We want to strive for the latest
> > to support the most hardware.
> > - Given current release cycles of upstream, I'm estimating that 2.6.20
> > will be out around 2/13, which gives us plenty of time to stabilize, and
> > gives us some leeway even if it takes a little longer before upstream
> > releases 2.6.20.
> > This is mainly just a heads up, but comments welcome.
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