[Libvir] A sample program to create a Linux Container

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Fri Jan 25 00:18:40 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 04:06:17PM -0800, Dave Leskovec wrote:
> Attached is a simple program that uses the clone() function to create a 
> container.  This is not intended as a patch - just an example of what 
> creating a Linux Container looks like.  Something along these lines will 
> be used by the Linux Container driver to start the domain.  The code run 
> within this container is really simple.  It just mounts the /proc file 
> system and then dumps the ps output to a file showing that the container 
> is in separate process space.
> To run this you will need to have PID namespaces support enabled.  Turn 
> on CONFIG_PID_NS when compiling the kernel.  You must run the program as 
> root or the clone() call will fail.

What upstream kernel version is rquired for this ? Is it in 2.6.24 ?

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