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Re: [alpine-devel] alpine 2.6.0_rc1 is out - what do do with scst and vserver isos

From: Carlo Landmeter <clandmeter_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 1 May 2013 14:56:58 +0200

On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 2:43 PM, Leonardo Arena <rnalrd_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 2013-05-01 at 14:29 +0200, Natanael Copa wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have uploaded the 2.6.0_rc1 isos.
> >
> > I wonder if we can kill the alpine-scst iso now?
>
> I think yes. We have iSCSI target support (TCM) in default kernel and
> its related target-cli util since v2.5 iirc. I'm running a box with TCM
> since few months without any problem.
>
> I've stopped maintaining it. We can just drop it in favor of TCM.

>
> > What do we do with alpine-vserver isos?
> >
> > Alternatives:
> > 1) we kill it and tell users to use LXC
> > 2) we ship it with an old kernel
> > 2.1) downgrade to LTS 3.4.y
> > 2.2) do nothing, keep the current, outdated 3.6.y
> > 2.3) we try port vserver to 3.9 or same as grsec.
> >
> > Personally, I think I would prefer alternative 2.1. We still use
> > vserver in production (build servers) and we don't have any good
> > migration plan for vserver -> LXC.
> >
> > I also don't think there are many vserver users that wants the new
> > fancy stuff in newer kernels, so i think reverting to an older 3.4.y
> > kernel might work. Sticking to LTS kernels saves us for much work.
> >
> > What do you think?
>
> +1
>
> - leo
>
>
>
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