[libvirt-users] lxc - pass filesystem off host's automounts

Daniel P. Berrangé berrange at redhat.com
Mon Jun 10 11:46:45 UTC 2019

On Mon, Jun 10, 2019 at 12:28:02PM +0100, lejeczek wrote:
> hi guys
> in my qutest I have this:
> ...
>     <filesystem type='mount' accessmode='passthrough'>
>       <source dir='/home'/>
>       <target dir='/home'/>
>     </filesystem>
> ...
> and on the host /home/* are user home dirs which are automounted off a
> glusterfs volume.
> The guest starts okey, I can see dirs under /home but if I go to
> /home/userA I get:
> ls: cannot access /home/userA/: Too many levels of symbolic links
> Do you know if what I'm trying should just work a okey?

Unfortunately I don't believe the setup you describe can work.

When we passthrough /home it will be marked as a private mount
inside the container. This means that any child mounts within
it will *not* propagate into the container.

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