Date: Wed, 15 May 2013 10:34:19 +0200 From: Zenny <garbytrash@...il.com> To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: openvz kernel On 5/14/13, gremlin@...mlin.ru <gremlin@...mlin.ru> wrote: > On 09-May-2013 11:51:45 +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > > > I recommend staying with our RHEL5'ish kernels for now, but if > > you like to experiment, you may try OpenVZ's RHEL6'ish kernels > > as well. > > People who wish to try RHEL6-style OVZ kernels may try this one: > > ftp://gremlin.people.openwall.com/pub/linux/Owl/kernel/kernel-2.6.32-ovz042stab065.3.g1.src.rpm > (size: 88 115 306 bytes, MD5 sum: 5c1eac15b2101836897cb147edb2e6b6) > > It works on most of my servers just fine. Differences from "mainstream" > are: > > 0. The kernel is mostly monolythic (but modules support is enabled). > 1. Removed "magic /dev/cdrom" together with legacy IDE support, as I > use SCSI layer instead (with root=/dev/sr0 for CD boot). > 2. Fixed build of lxdialog (see kernel-owl-lxdialog.diff). Thanks for the pointer. > > > Installing them may be a bit tricky because they use initrd in > > their builds and we don't - at least you'd need to add mkinitrd > > first. > > Building own kernel is simple and doesn't require using initrd. > @ Alexey: Would love to know a bit more about your approach of building kernel without initrd. Thanks! > > -- > Alexey V. Vissarionov aka Gremlin from Kremlin <gremlin ПРИ gremlin ТЧК ru> > GPG key ID: 0xEF3B1FA8, keyserver: hkp://subkeys.pgp.net > GPG key fingerprint: 8832 FE9F A791 F796 8AC9 6E4E 909D AC45 EF3B 1FA8 >
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