[Planetlab-devel] vserver on centos
faiyaza at CS.Princeton.EDU
Thu Mar 6 15:44:21 EST 2008
> Did this provide you with the description for f8-based vservers, as I
> understand that this has not been released by Daniel yet ? (I mean,
> /usr/lib/util-vserver/distributions/f8 and /etc/vservers/.distributions/f8)
I've never set up an f8 based vserver except via MyPLC. However, I did
set up an f8 guest using one of Marc's (cc'ed) scripts.
Would that help? I'll look for it and see if I can commit it somewhere.
> Many thanks -- Thierry
> On Mar 4, 2008, at 4:38 PM, Faiyaz Ahmed wrote:
>> Hi Thierry,
>> Have you tried the following?
>> It's what I used to install vserver on our stock centos 5.1
>> infrastructure machines and I didn't need to do anything manually.
>> I might have missed something. Did you need something special in your
>> installation that this howto doesn't cover?
>> On Mar 4, 2008, at 5:19 AM, Thierry Parmentelat wrote:
>>> Following up on this:
>>> I've tried installing the kernel* and util-vserver* rpms that come
>>> out of our own builds on a freshly installed centos5.1/x86_64
>>> The thing is, I am still missing the f8/ distributions area in
>>> /usr/lib64/util-vserver/distributions, which is one of the issues I
>>> had to fix manually when I first installed vserver on my fc6-based
>>> build box
>>> I was hoping this way of doing things would get me clear of that
>>> issue; I am unclear what I should do next; again I'd like to document
>>> an easy-to-reproduce method for setting up myplc development & test
>>> -- Thierry
>>> On Mar 3, 2008, at 5:54 PM, Thierry Parmentelat wrote:
>>>> Hi all
>>>> As others I had gone through the process of installing vserver on a
>>>> fedora-based box, on both my build and test boxes; I had found this
>>>> process tedious and error-prone, as the available rpms are not too
>>>> consistent, and required a lot of post-install manual tweaks.
>>>> I am now trying to set up a new set of boxes with a 64bits kernel
>>>> and need to get vserver&vserver-util up and runing
>>>> I had heard that centOS 5.1 would be more friendly in that respect,
>>>> so it was my plan to go down this road.
>>>> I was wondering whether there would be any resource page out there
>>>> that could get me started - as at first glance there is no obvious
>>>> point where I should start from. I could summarize my findings in a
>>>> wiki page, as this might be of interest to the community.
>>>> Thanks -- Thierry
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