Re: Suspend on one machine, resume elsewhere [was Re: [Swsusp-devel] RE:Re: Thoughts wanted on merging Softwa]

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Wed Jul 16 2003 - 13:15:52 EST


> > If you want to migrate programs between machines, run UMLinux, same
> > config, on both machines. Ouch and you'll need swsusp for UMLinux, too
> That might be more important than you think.

:-). Well, it is also harder than you probably think, because UML is
*very* strange architecture and it is not at all easy to save/restore
its state. There were some patches in that area, but it never worked

> Just start your Oracle in UML and swsusp. Now start your loadbalancer and start
> a copy of that frozen image as soon, as the load reaches a defined limit and
> kill these images again, if load goes down.

Not *my* Oracle ;-).

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[Johanka's followup: and *two* hearts?]
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