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KernelTrap: UML Merged Into 2.5

Sep 13, 2002, 16:00 (4 Talkback[s])


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[ Thanks to Jeremy Andrews for this link. ]

"With little fanfare, User Mode Linux (UML) has been merged into Linus' BitKeeper tree. The merge followed a patch by UML author Jeff Dike, resynching UML with the 2.5.34 development kernel. The BK changeset details are available here.

"From the UML homepage, User-Mode Linux provides you with a virtual machine that offers 'a safe, secure way of running Linux versions and Linux processes. Run buggy software, experiment with new Linux kernels or distributions, and poke around in the internals of Linux, all without risking your main Linux setup...'

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