ckpt-v20-dev, ckpt-v21-rc1

Serge E. Hallyn serue at us.ibm.com
Thu Apr 1 07:17:40 PDT 2010


Quoting Oren Laadan (orenl at cs.columbia.edu):
> 
> Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> > Quoting Oren Laadan (orenl at cs.columbia.edu):
> >> I pulled all the recent patches in linux-cr (except for ipv6 fixup
> >> set), and created the following two branches:
> >>
> >> ckpt-v20-dev - patches applied onto pof v20
> >> ckpt-v21-rc1 - patches folded into a clean patchset
> >>
> >> Likewise with user-cr (but with more exceptions - working now on
> >> pulling more patches in).
> >>
> >> This is totally untested except for successful compilation...
> >>
> >> Oren.
> > 
> > v21 with the recent patches applied seems rock-solid to me, on
> > x86-64, s390x, and powerpc.
> > 
> > recent patches means:
> > 	skip down interfaces v2,
> > 	put fops->checkpoint under ifdef
> > 	get rid of ckpt_hdr_vpids,
> > 	export net checkpoint fns
> > 
> > for kernel and
> > 
> > 	Add --nonetns switch to user-cr checkpoint
> > 	fix vpids
> > 	user-c/r: get rid of ckpt_hdr_vpids
> > 
> > to user-cr#ckpt-v20-dev
> 
> 
> I pushed linux-cr:ckpt-v21-rc2 with:
> 
> > 	skip down interfaces v2,
> > 	put fops->checkpoint under ifdef
> > 	get rid of ckpt_hdr_vpids,
> > 	export net checkpoint fns
> 
> and user-cr:ckpt-v20-dev with:
> 
> > 	fix vpids
> > 	user-c/r: get rid of ckpt_hdr_vpids
> plus Suka's two recent patches.
> 
> Dan's --nonetns is pending - see my reply.
> 
> > 
> > Do we want to try and incorporate Matt's patchset to clear out
> > linux-2.6/checkpoint/ next, or ship what we have?
> 
> IIRC there is at least one more comment from fsdevel that I need
> to address, need to dig into emails again (file_pos_ ?).
> 
> I hope to start tackling the transformation to matt's-format by
> tomorrow, and will see how fast it goes.

Alas after I sent this Nathan reported trouble on x86.  I haven't
gotten a x86-32 partition running yet so can't reproduce.  Does
anyone else have x86-32 with f12 they can test on?

-serge


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