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This is the OpenISR (R) system, release 0.10.1. For more information on the OpenISR system and Internet Suspend/Resume (R), please visit our website at <http://isr.cmu.edu>. REQUIREMENTS ------------ To run: - libfuse and the FUSE utilities - libcurl >= 7.12.3 and curl command-line utility - zlib - liblzma from XZ Utils - libuuid from e2fsprogs - libarchive - GTK+ - PyGTK - gtk-vnc Python bindings - PyYAML - Perl - Python >= 2.4 - ssh - rsync - ssh-agent running in your X session (most systems provide this by default) - VirtualBox, KVM, VMware Workstation, or VMware Player - An accessible OpenISR 0.9-series server To build from a source tarball: - All of the requirements for running the OpenISR system, plus: - Development headers for glibc, libcurl, zlib, GTK+, libuuid, libarchive, liblzma, and libfuse - pkg-config To build from the Git repository: - All of the requirements for building the OpenISR system, plus: - Autoconf >= 2.59 - Automake >= 1.10 - libtool This release ships with an updated version of the ISR-3 server software. Future releases will include a completely new server implementation. INSTALLATION SUMMARY -------------------- ./autogen.sh # Only if building from the Git repository ./configure --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var make make install # As root VIRTUAL MACHINE MONITORS ------------------------ The OpenISR system currently includes drivers for the following virtual machine monitors. The name of the driver is listed in parentheses. - VirtualBox >= 3.0.2 (virtualbox) - KVM (kvm) - VMware Workstation and VMware Player (vmware) Newly created parcels for these VMMs require VMware Workstation 6.0 or greater, or VMware Player 2.0 or greater. Legacy parcels may work with older versions of VMware. - Shell (shell) This is a stub VMM driver that merely launches a shell. It can be used for debugging, or to run a VMM for which a VMM driver does not currently exist. This driver is always built and installed unless --disable-client is specified to configure, and is not affected by the setting of --enable-vmm-drivers. - Dummy VMM (none) This is a stub VMM driver that merely waits for the invoking ISR client program to receive SIGINT, and then shuts down. It can be used by wrapper scripts to obtain access to a parcel's disk under program control. This driver is always built and installed unless --disable-client is specified to configure, and is not affected by the setting of --enable-vmm-drivers. CONFIGURE OPTIONS ----------------- Aside from the standard options, the OpenISR configure script supports the following command line options: --with-zlib=DIR --with-curl=DIR --with-libarchive=DIR Specifies an additional search path for zlib, curl, or libarchive, respectively. In addition to the specified paths, configure will check a set of default paths for each component. --disable-client Do not build or install components that are only used by the OpenISR client. --enable-vmm-drivers=<list> --disable-vmm-drivers List of VMM drivers to build and install, or --disable-vmm-drivers not to build any. The default is to build and install all supported VMM drivers unless --disable-client is specified, in which case no drivers are built. <list> is a comma-separated list of VMM driver names (virtualbox, kvm, etc.). The special driver name "all" enables all supported VMM drivers. A driver name may be prefixed with the "-" character to prevent building that driver; for example, --enable-vmm-drivers=all,-vmware will build every driver except vmware. The "shell" driver is always built and installed unless --disable-client is specified, and is not affected by this option. --enable-server Build and install components that are used by the OpenISR server. INSTALLATION PATHS ------------------ By default, the OpenISR bash completion rules are installed in a subdirectory of $prefix/etc. However, most systems only look for such files in subdirectories of /etc. To solve this problem, you can pass "--sysconfdir=/etc" to configure, or you can move the rules file into /etc by hand. During the build process, several pieces of the OpenISR system are configured to expect helper programs and data files in the locations specified to configure. However, it is possible to install the OpenISR system to a different directory, though ISR will not work if it is run directly from there. (You might want to do this while building a binary package, for example.) To install to an alternate directory, set the DESTDIR environment variable to its absolute path when running "make install". COMPONENTS AND THEIR LICENSES ----------------------------- The OpenISR system is composed of several components, licensed under several different software licenses. Here is a short summary of each component: User interface This is the "isr" command-line client, and is licensed under the Eclipse Public License, version 1.0. The code for this component can be found in the "client" directory of the source tree. Parcelkeeper This program manages the virtual disk provided by the OpenISR system to guest VMs. It is responsible for maintenance of the parcel keyring, local cache, and hoard cache; runtime communication with the server; and various maintenance tasks. Parcelkeeper is launched by the user interface code when necessary; most users will never need to start it directly. Parcelkeeper is licensed under version 2 of the GNU General Public License. locksrv This is the server component of the OpenISR system. It includes the programs implementing the server API, as well as a program to perform various administrative tasks. It can be found in the "locksrv" directory of the source tree, and is licensed under the Eclipse Public License, version 1.0. Miscellaneous tools The "tools" directory contains a set of command-line tools used by the client and/or server. The programs found there are licensed under the GNU General Public License, version 2. libisrcrypto This is a library containing implementations of various cryptographic algorithms. The ISR user-space components use this library to perform cryptography. It is licensed under version 2.1 of the GNU Lesser General Public License and can be found in the "crypto" subdirectory. libisrsql This is a library which provides an embedded SQL database engine. It includes an embedded copy of the third-party SQLite database library, but does not export any SQLite symbols. libisrsql is licensed under version 2 of the GNU General Public License, and can be found in the "sqlite" directory of the source tree. libisrutil This is a utility library used by other parts of the OpenISR system. It is licensed under version 2 of the GNU General Public License and can be found in the "libutil" directory of the source tree. VMM drivers and support code These are driver programs and associated support code which allow the OpenISR client to interact with specific virtual machine monitors. They are found in the "vmm" directory of the source tree, and are licensed under the GNU General Public License, version 2. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ---------------- Internet Suspend/Resume and OpenISR are registered trademarks of Carnegie Mellon University. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.