Re: [alpine-devel] Blog post on xen.org about new Alpine release
On Wed, 2 May 2012 12:04:36 +0100
Roger Pau Monne <roger.pau_at_citrix.com> wrote:
> As Alpine Linux 2.4 approaches the final release, and since it's the
> first release to include the Xen LiveCD, I would like to propose the
> Alpine Linux developers to do a combined blog post (together with me
> or other Xen developers) on blog.xen.org to announce this new LiveCD
> and promote Alpine Linux.
Sounds like a good idea!
> I was thinking that the blog post should cover all the features that
> Alpine Linux offers to users (which is quite different from an
> average Linux distro)
Anything paritcular you have in mind? the run from tmpfs feature?
> together with some insight about what's in the
> Xen LiveCD, why is Alpine a great Dom0 option
I suppos this is due to run from tmpfs.
> and a little bit of information about how to use it.
I would have use for such info myself :)
I would like to verify that things works before making noise in media,
so we can give a good first impression.
> Xen.org still offers a LiveCD, that's based on Xen 3.2 and Debian 5.0
> (released in 2009), which despite of being really old an outdated is
> still one of the most visited items in the wiki
> I'm Ccing Lars Kurth on this email, he is the Xen.org community
> manager, and will helpfully be able to provide some guidelines about
> how to handle this, what would be good to write about on the blog
> post, and this kinds of stuff that I'm not really good at :).
I'm not good at blogging either, but I like this idea.
> keep him on the replies to this email, as he is not subscribed to the
> Thanks for the hard work on the 2.4 release, Roger.
Thanks for your patience and the hard work in making the alpine-xen iso
Received on Wed May 02 2012 - 17:49:00 UTC