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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: Adding LXC support to Cloudstack
Date Mon, 07 Jan 2013 21:15:53 GMT
On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 11:13 PM, Alex Karasulu <> wrote:

> Hi Phong,
> On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 10:02 PM, Phong Nguyen <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> We are interested in adding LXC support to Cloudstack.
> I've also been interested in Cloudstack support for LXC. I checked a few
> days ago for it and was disappointed when I could not find it but found
> support for it in OpenStack instead :P. I wanted to inquire about adding
> LXC support thinking this might be a good starting point for my getting
> involved in the code. At this point, I have nothing further to contribute
> besides the link you already found, but I thought if others saw more people
> interested then LXC support might be considered.
Here's a bit more chatter on this topic but as we see it's not been
implemented. Rip for the picking ...

> I've searched around
>> for container support for Cloudstack and was able to find one posting
>> related to OpenVZ (over a year ago):
> BTW OpenVZ is great stuff but I've found the fact that you need a custom
> Kernel a bit of a problem. LXC is much better in this sense since it's
> already present in every kernel past 2.6.26 (or 2.6.29?) but that's besides
> the point of this thread. Sorry for digressing.
> Is there any current, on-going, or future work planned in this area? Are
>> there any architectural changes since then that would affect the
>> suggestions in this posting? Any other suggestions greatly appreciated.
> I too am interested in these details.
> Thanks,
> Alex

Best Regards,
-- Alex

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