Re: A proposal - binary

From: Jeff Dike
Date: Fri Aug 04 2006 - 17:45:32 EST

On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 12:49:13PM -0700, David Lang wrote:
> >Why might you have to do that?
> take this with a grain of salt, I'm not saying the particular versions I'm
> listing would require this
> if your new guest kernel wants to use some new feature (SKAS3, time
> virtualization, etc) but the older host kernel didn't support some system
> call nessasary to implement it, you may need to upgrade the host kernel to
> one that provides the new features.

OK, yeah.

Just making sure you weren't thinking that the UML and host versions
were tied together (although a modern distro won't boot on a 2.6 UML
on a 2.4 host because UML's TLS needs TLS support on the host...).

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