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=== Introduction ===
 
=== Introduction ===
  
The [[http://ckpt.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Main_Page | Linux application checkpoint/restart project]] aims to get core functionality into the upstream Linux kernel to checkpoint, restart, and migrate applications and [[http://lxc.sf.net | containers]].
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The [http://ckpt.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Main_Page | Linux application checkpoint/restart project] aims to get core functionality into the upstream Linux kernel to checkpoint, restart, and migrate applications and [[http://lxc.sf.net | containers]].
  
The c/r project is applying to the 2010 [[http://socghop.appspot.com || Google Summer of code]] as a mentoring organization.
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The c/r project is applying to the 2010 [http://socghop.appspot.com || Google Summer of code] as a mentoring organization.
  
 
=== Mentors ===
 
=== Mentors ===
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* Serge Hallyn
 
* Serge Hallyn
  
We can be found on [[https://lists.linux-foundation.org/mailman/listinfo/containers | the containers mailing list]] or on #lxcontainers on irc.freenode.net.
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We can be found on [https://lists.linux-foundation.org/mailman/listinfo/containers | the containers mailing list] or on #lxcontainers on irc.freenode.net.
  
 
=== Project ideas ===
 
=== Project ideas ===

Revision as of 20:18, 12 March 2010

Contents

Introduction

The | Linux application checkpoint/restart project aims to get core functionality into the upstream Linux kernel to checkpoint, restart, and migrate applications and [| containers].

The c/r project is applying to the 2010 || Google Summer of code as a mentoring organization.

Mentors

  • Oren Laadan
  • Serge Hallyn

We can be found on | the containers mailing list or on #lxcontainers on irc.freenode.net.

Project ideas

  • Porting to ARM might be a good project idea, and seems good for the mentee as it gets them involved in a wider community.
  • Doing the TPM exploitation for signing and verifying images.
  • Handling FUSE filesystems, as I imagine those will be desirable for containers.
  • better diagnostics tools (improve ckptinfo to give more info, to give stats about objects and the entire image), and also add a visualization tool
  • userspace image mangling tools - that allow to change something in the image in a robust way (e.g. change an open file to another file).
  • userspace conversion tools (between versions of checkpoint image)

Application Template

* Your Name:
* Email Address:
* State/Country or Time Zone.
* irc nick:
* Background:
  * Education
  * Previous open source participation
  * Virtualization experience
* Which project are you interested in?  (If you have your own idea related to checkpoint/restart you can list that too)
* Is there a specific reason for choosing the project you did?  (i.e. crypto interest for TPM)
* If you didn't get paid, what if any coding project would you choose to do?
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