[rescue] Being jobless

Frank Van Damme frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Mon Jul 28 15:11:30 CDT 2003

On Monday 28 July 2003 18:11, Rob Fielding wrote:
> No plug but we partition linux servers using a chroot jail and hardlinked
> directory structure to create lots of virtual servers. I don't know what
> chroot jail exists on Solaris - you might even have real hardware
> partitioning available, but a 20 proc cpu system should easily be able to
> chew a couple of hundred little vs's all running
> shell/mysql/apache/php/perl other GNU etc. And if you do it right it might
> even be secure :) It might be even easier if you get 'jail' as in FreeBSD
> jail.

And even horrificly professional if you go for user-mode linux
(http://user-mode-linux.sf.net). Sorry to spoil your bsd fun but this is a
REALLY cool project :-) . Supports giving different ip adresses to virtual
hosts, you can firewall them etc., install whatever you want without harming
the host OS, etc.

Frank Van Damme    http://www.openstandaarden.be
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