[libvirt-users] How can a user process be automatically started after the container is started?

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Fri Oct 24 08:08:55 UTC 2014

On Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 08:03:59AM +0000, WANG Cheng D wrote:
> Dear Daniel,
> You said "use a real init system like systemd to spawn off the things", do you mean a full OS distro container?
> I installed the container using "yum --installroot=/root/fedora19lxc --releasever=19 install -y openssh, bridge-utils" which is described at https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvirt-users/2013-August/msg00007.html.
> I don't know how to make systemd work in my current container.
>  And I don't know how to install a full OS distro container
> either. Could you give me more guidance?

If you install a modern Fedora distro in a chroot and use that as the
filesystem for the container, then you have a container that uses
systemd for startup. There is nothing special you should ned todo with
system - it ought to "just work" as systemd is designed to easily cope
with running inside a container. For reference see also this:


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