Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/kernel_components.mdwn, revision 1.1

1.1     ! jmmv        1: [[!template id=project
        !             2: 
        !             3: title="support jails-like features"
        !             4: 
        !             5: contact="""
        !             6: [tech-kern](mailto:tech-kern@NetBSD.org)
        !             7: """
        !             8: 
        !             9: mentors="""
        !            10: [Jean-Yves Migeon](mailto:jym@NetBSD.org)
        !            11: """
        !            12: 
        !            13: category="kernel"
        !            14: difficulty="hard"
        !            15: 
        !            16: description="""
        !            17: Today a number of OS provide some form of kernel-level virtualization that offer
        !            18: better isolation mechanisms that the traditional (yet more portable)
        !            19: &chroot(2). Currently, NetBSD lacks functionality in this field; there have been
        !            20: multiple attempts ([gaols](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/P3A-paper.pdf),
        !            21: [mult](http://2008.asiabsdcon.org/papers/P5A-paper.pdf)) to implement a
        !            22: jails-like system, but none so far has been integrated in base.
        !            23: 
        !            24: The purpose of this project is to study the various implementations found
        !            25: elsewhere (FreeBSD Jails, Solaris Zones, Linux Containers/VServers, ...), and
        !            26: eventually see their plus/minus points. An additional step would be to see how
        !            27: this can be implemented the various architectural improvements NetBSD gained,
        !            28: especially rump(3) and kauth(9).
        !            29: 
        !            30: Caution: this is a research project.
        !            31: """
        !            32: ]]

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