[lxc-users] Autostart Unpriviledged Containers

Xavier Gendre gendre.reivax at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 05:14:34 UTC 2015

Le 06/10/2015 06:03, Paul Jones a écrit :
> Hi.
> I'm using Debian Stretch. And I would like to use unpriviledged containers.
> It seems by default, there is one cgroup owned by root. In order to
> start an unpriviledged container I need to create a new cgroup, chown it
> to the unpriviledged user and then move the current tty process into
> that cgroup. Then start the container from there.
> If this is the case, how will it be possible to autostart containers on
> boot?
> Or am I going about this all wrong?

Hi Paul,

to start an unprivileged container on boot, you run some steps similar 
to what you describe but in a script that you call through a systemd 

Here are the step i do:
- set clone_children to 1
- create a dedicated cgroup and give it to my user
- start the container


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