How much of a mess does OpenVZ make? ;) Was: What can OpenVZ do?

Linus Torvalds torvalds at
Fri Mar 13 14:01:50 PDT 2009

On Fri, 13 Mar 2009, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
> > 
> > Let's face it, we're not going to _ever_ checkpoint any kind of general 
> > case process. Just TCP makes that fundamentally impossible in the general 
> > case, and there are lots and lots of other cases too (just something as 
> > totally _trivial_ as all the files in the filesystem that don't get rolled 
> > back).
> What do you mean here? Unlinked files?

Or modified files, or anything else. "External state" is a pretty damn 
wide net. It's not just TCP sequence numbers and another machine.


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