jamie at gritton.org
Mon Jun 9 22:20:53 UTC 2008
Julian Elischer wrote:
> James Gritton wrote:
>> Could we have a list of what isn't expected to actually commit? So
>> the scheduler stuff is out. Is that all of the struct vcpu? Parts
>> of struct vprocg? I see some scheduling bits in both.
>> Aside from vnet/vinet and the doomed scheduling bits, I see not much
>> besides the hostname, domain name, and morphing symlinks. Are these
>> staying? The hostname is already in jails ,and the domainname makes
>> sense in my new jail framework - the morphing symlinks might be
>> something best left for later.
> domain name and hostname both stay..
> Hostname is tricky because both jail and vimage expect to change it..
> though jail only really expects it to be virtualised to the user
> rather than REALLY VIRTUALISED.
I notice there are some differences between the two approaches, and plan
to keep the hostname as virtualized as possible. But really, the
differences are few and easily merged.
> The morphing symlinks are an experimental feature.
> The verio guys have some work in that direction too that they want to
> work on.... hmmm that's not you is it?
Yeah, could be. So while it's a feature I understand and like, I still
prefer it remain for later.
> Loadavg etc. is not "out for ever" just "not in the first commit set."
> as they have not been extensively tested, and probably need more work.
>> Ideally, for integration purposes, the vnet/vinet would hang off
>> jails that have pretty much the same capability as the vimage
>> structure, and then other bits could be added later. I don't want to
>> worry about trying to integrate features that aren't in the final cut
> the aim is that vimage and jail structures would merge.
> as the for "final cut", the schedule only covers initial commits of
> the vnet code, but once the framework is in place more functionality
> would be added.
"Final cut" was a poor choice of words - I too am talking about the
first commit that covers the vnet code.
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