kinda headsup..

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Jun 9 19:11:04 UTC 2008

Marko Zec wrote:
> On Monday 09 June 2008 11:57:02 Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> Julian Elischer wrote:
>>> At the BSDCAn devsummit we discussed how to proceed with committing
>>> Vimage to -current.
>>> the Milestones included something like:
>>> June 8 (today) Headsup....
>>> June 15        commit changes that add macros for vnet
>>>                (network module) and vinet(inet virtualisation)
>>>                with macros defined in such a way to make 0 actual
>>>                differences. provable by md5 etc.
>>>                Documentat
>>>                  s/hostname/g//V_hostname/
>>>                  #define V_hostname hostname
>>>                2 weeks settle time, next step prepared, tested
>>>                and reviewed.
>> ...
>>> diffs can be found at:
>>> and it are usually
>>> fairly up to date.
>> Did Marko fix the panic I saw back in May?  I wasn't even able to
>> boot a vimage kernel yet, let alone begin testing it :)
> I just submitted a p4 change that allows for a machine to boot with 
> rpc.lockd enabled, but haven't tested it with any NFS mounts yet.  But 
> do you really need to have rpc.lockd running to be able to do any 
> testing?

Probably not in an absolute sense, but it presumably is something that 
must be fixed anyway :)

> Pls. note that the vimage branch tracking HEAD has other misterious 
> lockups that I haven't been able to track down yet.  The 
> user/zec/vimage_7 branch is in much better shape...

OK, I will wait until the HEAD branch is in good shape.  Please let me 
know when I can start testing.


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