Posts Tagged ‘Container’

  • Gentoo on Strato vServer

    Posted on September 2nd, 2011 | Filed under Gentoo Linux

    This post is based on a post I found in the Gentoo wiki and should give some tips for setting up a Gentoo container for Virtuozzo/OpenVZ.

    Before I start, let me say a few words about the background and about my experience with current service providers, which really drive me nuts! A few days ago, I wanted to install the latest WordPress updates and was confused when the WordPress 3.2.1 update failed because of not supporting MySQL 4 anymore. I checked the version of the MySQL server and figured out that my current hosting provider Server4You still has MySQL 4 installed on my web hosting server. So I asked them to update the MySQL server software to a current stable release. Unfortunately they told me that they can’t update the server since this would bring another huge amount of updates. I don’t think that any distribution still offers long term support for MySQL 4 – correct me if I’m wrong. This is why I decided to rent a vServer from Strato.
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