Testing a VIMAGE enabled kernel in the FreeBSD cluster
rodrigc at FreeBSD.org
Thu Nov 20 08:52:11 UTC 2014
On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 12:48 AM, Peter Wemm <peter at wemm.org> wrote:
> On Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:27:46 AM Craig Rodrigues wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I submitted this RFC to enable VIMAGE in the GENERIC kernel config
> > on January 5, 2015:
> > I'm not receiving any major opposition from the idea.
> > It's a tight schedule, but what is the possibility that we could upgrade
> > one of the PF firewalls with a VIMAGE kernel sometime in the next 6
> > and test this out. I would be interested in testing the following,
> > *not* in a vnet jail, on bare metail:
> > (1) the PF ruleset in the FreeBSD cluster
> > (2) IPv6
> > (3) any other heavy duty network-y stuff that the FreeBSD cluster uses,
> > which may not have been heavily tested by developers.
> We have another problem to solve first. IPv6 doesn't work on the firewalls
> sometime after Oct 3rd and they were rolled back after the refresh failed
> Just to be clear though, you're asking for 'options VIMAGE' with no other
> changes, right?
Yes, that's right.
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