[lxc-users] Using docker *and* nfs in lxd?

Fajar A. Nugraha list at fajar.net
Fri Apr 29 18:15:14 UTC 2016

On Sat, Apr 30, 2016 at 12:43 AM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> So lxc is a better choice than lxd when you want to export nfs
> filesystems from a container,
> but the real answer is "don't do that"?
> I might be able to split the nfs serving part out of this app, but
> it's not a great sign that right out of the gate I'm hitting a leaky
> abstraction.
> The app also needs good OpenGL, and that's probably the next roadblock
> I'll be running into.

I use this simple criterias:
- if it runs "simple" applications (e.g. php + mysql, or postgres),
then the default lxd unpriv container should work
- if it requires fuse (e.g. xrdp, with file copy-paste support), then
you need a privileged container (default apparmor profile works)
- if it requires anything that touches the kernel (mount, module
loading, etc) then you'd probably best using other virtualization

Your best bet would probably to try userland nfs server, e.g.

This might also be relevant (at least the "-r" part):


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