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

From: Nathan Angelacos <>
Date: Wed, 01 May 2013 07:52:46 -0700

On 05/01/2013 05:29 AM, Natanael Copa wrote:
> Hi,
> 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 2.2) do nothing, keep the current, outdated 3.6.y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?

Since I'm not doing the work... 2.1 is fine with me; otherwise I'd vote
for 1

LXC is in mainline kernel
LXC works better (imho) for the kinds of things we use vserver for
But it is work to move our production servers off of vserver

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