[Devel] Re: [PATCH 0/9] OpenVZ kernel based checkpointing/restart
dave at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Sep 4 15:55:26 PDT 2008
On Wed, 2008-09-03 at 17:59 +0400, Andrey Mirkin wrote:
> > The first issues I see with this direction are some EXPORT_SYMBOL() that
> > would be useless without a module.
> Checkpoint/restart functionality is implemented as a kernel module to provide
> more flexibility during development process - you can easily unload module,
> fix what you need and load module again, you do not need to reboot you server
> in this case. We have discussed this question during Container's mini summit
> on OLS-2008 and we have found out that it will be convenient to have such an
It would probably be best to separate out the bits that are needed to
make this feature build as a module. Since, as you say, this is only
useful during development, we'll have to rip these bits out eventually
to get it merged. Might as well do that from the start.
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