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Date: Wed, 9 May 2007 07:40:33 +0200 (CEST)
From: Bernhard Fischer <>
Subject: Re: Virtual Machines on Owl

Am Mi 09.05.2007 07:04 schrieb Bernhard Fischer <>:

> > We have good experience of running OpenVZ ( with
> > Owl
> > as the H/W node OS and Owl inside VPS environment.
> > 
> > Quick steps to create a test bed are the following:
> > 
> > 1. download ovzkernel, vzctl, vzctl-lib, and vzquota .
> > 
> > 2. rpm -Uvh vz* --nodeps # there are some deps which can be safely
> >    ignored.
> > 
> > 3. intall ovzkernel (I'm building it from sources, but you might
> > want
> > to
> >    use a binary package)
> In my knowledge OpenVZ, with it's "single-kernle implementation", is
> running the same kernel as the guest and i do not see any 2.4.x
> versions
> of OpenVZ.
> How did you got it up and running with an 2.4.x Owl-kernel?

I already found an answer in a formerly posting form you!

Although Owl currently supports only 2.4 it isn't hard to rebuild it
against 2.6 headers -- at least me (from Openwall team) is doing these
builds for our current branch. However, it's known to work under OpenVZ
even without the recompilation process.

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