the libvirt stuff might be a clue, a while back I designed a virtual system using libvirt and some ported linux code, which basiclaly acted as an enhanced chroot for apache, ftp, mail, pop3, imap. also NTT has a derivitive version of FreeBSD with hints at virtualization, im waiting for our Verio to be setup now, so once it is ill peruse it a bit
On Thu, 2008-06-19 at 09:29 -0700, George Hartzell wrote: > Sahil Tandon writes: > > Maxim Khitrov <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > > I'm currently with JohnCompanies. Overall, it's been a positive > > > experience, though I wish they offered FreeBSD 7. Beta testing for it > > > was supposed to begin last month, but so far no news. > > > > +1 for JC. The tech support and availability is unparalleled. Satisfied > > customer for over three years. > > Seeing JC advertise a FreeBSD VPS product reminded me of an itch I've > never been able to scratch. > > I know about jails at the simple end, and I know about VMware at the > complicated end, but I've never been able to figure out what technology > underlies the VPS offerings. > > I help out a friend on a Verio VPS that reports itself as FreeBSD 4.7 > w/ a kernel config file named VKERN. There's some concept of a > virtual root, a command named 'virtual' works a bit like sudo does for > credentials, and there's otherwise an odd mix of "it's all my machine" > and "it's a shared server". > > Is/was there some proprietary virtualization technology in the 4.x > days? Is it still alive and kicking somewhere? > > Anyone have any insights into how these VPS products were built? > > Thanks, > > g. > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-isp > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"