[Lxc-users] LXC from lxc.sf.net vs. Libvirt-lxc

Serge Hallyn serge.hallyn at canonical.com
Wed Feb 8 14:54:58 UTC 2012

Quoting Shweta Shinde (shwetasshinde24 at gmail.com):
> I tried out LXC sf.net for creating containers. It works well.
> According to following link, RHEL 6.2 will support LXC libvirt API.
> http://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html-single/6.2_Technical_Notes/index.html
> It further says, Linux Containers are just a Technology Preview. Will RHEL
> provide libvirt lxc integrated with its future releases?

I think so, and it appears that they are integrating support for launching
jobs into containers into systemd (their new upcoming init system) directly.

> And, if I want to work with container for longterm using RHEL, will I need
> to shift to libvirt LXC?
> As of now, from where can I download the libvirt LXC.

It just ships with libvirt (http://libvirt.org).


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