[Users] New setup - deploy OpenVZ or wait for VZ7?

Sergey Bronnikov sergeyb at openvz.org
Tue Jun 7 01:53:10 PDT 2016

On 20:41 Mon 06 Jun , Volker Janzen wrote:
> So this sentence from the quick Installation guide is just false:
> "Alternatively, one can install OpenVZ on a pre-installed RPM based Linux
> distribution. Supported Linux distributions: Cloud Linux 7.*, CentOS 7.*,
> Scientific Linux 7.* etc"
> Source: https://openvz.org/Quick_installation_of_Virtuozzo_7

Page has been updated.

> You're telling now it's not an alternative. It should be removed from the
> guide, it's a huge change in the plans on how to deploy VZ7. For now, I was able
> to fire up a CentOS 6 host and then follow the guide for installing OpenVZ. With
> VZ7, I will need to be able to install from my own ISO image, this might cause
> problems with the hosters I use and I really need to evaluate if this is a good
> way to go. I really prefer OpenVZ container in favour of lxc and I'd like to
> stay with it, but I also need an easy way to fire up a new host system.
> > Please understand me correctly, we don't want to support a variety of all Linux zoo.
> > It requires much more time of development, testing and support.
> It is okay to do that. You're not alone with that. But the install guide
> should not state an alternative in the setup guide, that is no alternative. I
> will now need to re-evaluate VZ7 usage completly.
> Regards,
>     Volker


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