Kernel development using linux containers (LXC ) ?

Jeff Haran Jeff.Haran at
Wed Jul 29 16:07:59 EDT 2015

>-----Original Message-----
>From: kernelnewbies-bounces at [mailto:kernelnewbies-
>bounces at] On Behalf Of Manish Katiyar
>Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:51 AM
>To: kernelnewbies
>Subject: Kernel development using linux containers (LXC ) ?
>I've been playing and reading about control groups and linux containers
>recently and was wondering if there are any existing recipes on how to setup
>a kernel environment in containers. Google hasn't been helpful so far (or
>maybe I'm not searching properly).
>I've used VMs for dev in past (Qemu, uml etc.), but looks like it may be
>interesting to have it in containers. Given that they share they same OS image
>as host, I'm not sure if its possible without making the host OS crash.
>Any suggestions.
>Thanks -

I'm not sure what your goal is here, but it sounds to me like you might want to be googling for "linux namespaces".

Jeff Haran

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