Kernel plans for feisty

Sébastien Estienne sebastien.estienne at gmail.com
Sat Nov 18 21:09:37 GMT 2006


Philippe Clérié a écrit :
> Chuck Short wrote:
> 
>> Currently AFAIK there is no plans for linux-vserver.
> 
> That's too bad! I suppose I'll have to compile my own kernels. Oh well! :-(


It seems that the following file allows you to easily build your own
kernel package (and it seems to support edgy)

http://ubuntu.uni-klu.ac.at/ubuntu.uniklu/dists/dapper/uniklu-vserver/vserver-image-build.tgz


> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
> 
>> chuck
>>
>> 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.
>>>
>>> Philippe
>>>
>>>
>>> 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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