[OpenAFS] vserver & openafs module

JEBs JEBs@shbe.org
Fri, 07 Oct 2005 11:48:17 +0200


Christos Triantafyllidis wrote:

> Sven Oehme wrote:
>> XEN works with afs ... 
>>  http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/Research/SRG/netos/xen/downloads.html
>> Sven
>     From what i read XEN starts a second kernel under the host 
> machine. Vserver kernel patches use the kernel you have for the host 
> maching as kernel for the guest systems. That makes the overhead as 
> low as it can be.

Yeeees, that was the reason why I tried it with vserver.
Getting the functionality of 'chbind' i.e. with UML, win4lin or vmware 
would be no problem, BUT only by the cost of much CPU performance !
That's why I really like the idea of vserver !

>     I'm also interested in use of openafs in vserver kernel and i can 
> try any experiment that may be required (kernel patches, openafs 
> patches etc...).

I would be happy about it ;-) .

Kind regards