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Re: Possible support for openvz also in the next version of stable

Hi Ben

Thanks for prompt answer.

On Tue, Nov 01, 2011 at 11:07:48PM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 01, 2011 at 09:16:48PM +0100, Ola Lundqvist wrote:
> > Hi kernel maintainers
> > 
> > I'm the maintainer of vzctl and vzquota in Debian and would like to bring
> > openvz kernel support up for discussion. I saw that a few of the openvz bugs
> > on the kernel have been closed with the reason that it is no longer supported
> > in wheezy. This is fully true and I do not object to the close of the reports.
> > 
> > What I would like to bring up for discussion is what would be required from
> > the openvz project to get back the support for openvz in the Debian kernel
> > again for the next stable release.
> [...]
> As a necessary (but not sufficient) condition, you and the OpenVZ
> project would have to support OpenVZ in the *current* Debian stable
> release.  The last release based on 2.6.32.y was made in March.  For
> our OpenVZ kernel configurations we had to revert all the scheduler
> fixes made in due to conflicts which we obviously do not
> have the necessary knowledge to resolve.

I must have missed that. I try to follow debian-kernel but I do not read
all the emails. Yes this would be a necessary condition. I fully agree
with that. I'll discuss this with the openvz project.

> It seems to me that the OpenVZ project does not support longterm
> releases other than RHEL.  That's fine by me, just so long as no-one
> pretends otherwise.

I'll check that with the openvz project, to see if they can make this

> And all the above was previously discussed in
> <http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.kernel/71880/focus=71908>.

Thanks for the reminder. :-)

Best regards,

// Ola

> Ben.
> -- 
> Ben Hutchings
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