vroot support gone in debian kernel 2.6.18 ... why?

# grep -i vroot /boot/config*-vserver* /boot/config-2.6.16-2-vserver-686:CONFIG_BLK_DEV_VROOT=y /boot/config-2.6.17-2-vserver-686:CONFIG_BLK_DEV_VROOT=y /boot/config-2.6.18-3-vserver-686:# CONFIG_BLK_DEV_VROOT is not set /boot/config-2.6.18-4-vserver-686:# CONFIG_BLK_DEV_VROOT is not set Does anybody know, why…

LVM and Quota with Vserver on Debian

This article is based on the excellent article on 5dollarwhitebox.org. At first install nessesary packages: # aptitude -t sarge-backports install lvm2\ util-vserver coreutils linux-image-2.6-vserver-686 Create Volume and Group (Replace '/dev/hda3' to your own needs!): # pvcreate /dev/hda3 Physical volume "/dev/hda3" successfully created # vgcreate vg0…

Thoughts about LVM

Since I started playing around with vserver there is the problem left restricting the capacity of the disk usage of the guests. One solution may be to use one partition per vserver guest. But what to do if there is more (or less) space needed on the systems? Shutting them…

Vserver Debian sarge as host and guest system

Starting with installing some packages from backports.org: # aptitude install -t sarge-backports util-vserver \ linux-image-2.6-vserver-<arch> This may be a good moment to reboot your host system. :) Following the setup process of the virtual server will guide you to a running guest system. The next step is to…