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Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 16:00:29 +0400
Subject: Re: openvz kernel

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:
(size: 88 115 306 bytes, MD5 sum: 5c1eac15b2101836897cb147edb2e6b6)

It works on most of my servers just fine. Differences from "mainstream"

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).

 > 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 V. Vissarionov aka Gremlin from Kremlin <gremlin ПРИ gremlin ТЧК ru>
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