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Is this your TODO list?
You are very ambitious person.

;-)

--bartlomiej

On Thursday 09 of October 2003 15:17, Frederick, Fabian wrote:
> Gabor,
> Here's a first "2.7 thoughts" listing with some questions...
>
> 2.7 features
>
> * slab allocation quota
> * ntfs full support
> * kernel web server (Interfaced to Roman config tool)
> * ipc to sysfs
> * complete user quota centralization
> * Add _responsibilities_ for virtual process tree and possible
> relation in oops cases
> * Does the whole proc vm stuff root/box relevant ?I don't think
> so....Hence, those proc entries deserve security relevant attributes
> * Devices should be limited as well against bad usage(floppy defect),
> viral activity(netcard rush)...
> * All this guides me to a more global conclusion in which all that
> stuff should be kobject registration relevant
> * Meanwhile, we don't have a kobject <-> security bridge :(
>
> * bind mount support for all general mount options (nodev,ro,noexec etc)
> with SECURE implementation with any (maybe even future) filesystems?
>
> * union mount (possible with option to declare on what fs a new file
> should be created: on fixed ones, random algorithm, on fs with the
> largest free space available etc ...)
> <LVM ?
>
> * guaranteed i/o bandwidth allocation?
> * netfilter's ability to do tricks which OpenBSD can do now with its
> packet filter
>
> * ENBD support in official kernel with enterprise-class 'through the
> network' volume management
> < NFS ?
>
> * more and more tunable kernel parameters to be able to have some user
> space program which can 'tune' the system for the current load,usage,etc
> of the server ("selftune")
> <What parameters would you add in procfs ?
>
> * more configuration options to be able to use Linux at the low end as well
> (current kernels are too complex, too huge and sometimes contains too
> many unwanted features for a simple system, though for most times it is
> enough but can be even better)
>
> * Virtual machine support
> <Maybe more 3.0 relevant ?

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