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OpenVZ upgrade path?


I'm not sure if this is the best place to ask this, but I am
wondering what the best plan is to upgrade my openvz system.

A short summary of how I got here follows: I installed etch when
that was the stable release, and openvz was supported. When lenny
was released, the release notes claimed better openvz support,
but in fact openvz support had been silently dropped. So, I still
feel somewhat betrayed, and still have lenny system running on an
etch kernel with openvz on it.  With the upcoming release of
squeeze, etch will go from being oldstable to being ancient and
completely unsupported, so I don't want to continue running an
etch kernel.

So, I suppose my options are:
1. Take up maintaining openvz sparc support. (I wwould consider
this if there are other users who would also contribute, but if
I'm the only one it seems like a waste of time. I did have to
patch the patches so I have a tiny bit of experience.)
2. Switch to vservers and hope not to get dropped again.
3. Switch to FreeBSD jails and be sad that I'm not running
Debian but happy I have ZFS.
4. Switch to OpenSlolaris containers and be even more sad I'm not
running Debian.
5. Start a Debian/kFreeBSD/sparc port... (Seems like it would be
more work than 1, although it may have more users too.)
6. Use some other virtualization thing I haven't heard of on
Debian. (lxc seems like it should be platform independent, but
seems to be mysteriously missing a sparc package)

So, any advice on which way to go? What are other people using?
Should I be asking or CCing somewhere else?


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