Are you a different person from the Alex Olson who asked the question?

Do you mean his question is useless or you mean we answer only the usability questions here (if you are OP)?

Take it easy, friend. If someone knows he/she will reply. User base is currently small, so expect only common simpler problems and their solutions here.

If you are not the OP, take it easy as well. You will get difficult and focussed emails on problems to crack on developers list instead of users list. So, unsubscribe here and subscribe there. Nothing is doomed for failure, not colinux for sure. In this age, everything lives...:)



Alex <aolson1@mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
Now I know why I unsubscribed from this list...

90% of the postings are about problems completely unrelated to colinux and
more related to general linux administration (e.g. how do I rename a file
in colinux?)

In the recent past, there was a time when the "stable" version of colinux
was extremely buggy and the "development snapshots" were actually very
good. This list had much of that discussion. There used to be issues with
high levels of I/O... People used to discuss problems/tips relating to
building custom kernels, etc.... And even then, the other 30-50% of the
messages were of the type: "how to I use linux?"

Well, the more things change, the more they get worse.

For its technical merit, CoLinux has great promise... But seeing the way
people here have been for a while, I would say the project is doomed to
eventual failure.






On Thu, 23 Mar 2006, Holger Krull wrote:

> Repeating the same message over and over again will not produce more valuable
> answers.
> If you add diskmapper and AES (i assume loop-aes) and get into troubles, few
> to none people will use this in colinux.
> Try to isolate which part is causing trouble. High IO alone isn't causing
> this.
>
> Alex Olson schrieb:
>> I tried both the stable colinux 0.6.3 and Henry Nestler's 0.7.1 release.
>> When I added the diskmapper & AES encryption parts (using gcc 3.4.5 on
>> gentoo), I experienced some strange stuff.
>>
>> I was able to boot linux in through colinux, but things that requried
>> heavy i/o (on the encrypted partiton) would cause colinux to become
>> unresponsibe (with no cpu usage).
>>
>> For example, just doing an "emergy sync" would do it in... I don't
>> believe the console window shows any messages/warnings.
>>
>> Has anyone experienced this? Or should I not be using the disk mapper
>> (evms) stuff and/or the encryption in colinux?
>
>
>
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