lxc provider results

Gustavo Niemeyer gustavo at niemeyer.net
Fri Dec 23 12:33:53 UTC 2011

> * doc: many services probably want the actual guts of the service not
> running as root; perhaps we should add an example of using su - to do
> configuration inside that user account

Agreed. Most serious services will probably be setup with upstart and
do the normal dance of taking down privileges. Some documentation on
this would be good.

> * no obvious way to give arguments to lxc debootstrap, eg to use a
> different ubuntu mirror? - fixed in my doc branch, you use
> /etc/lxc/default
> * silently fails if lxc-start exits? https://bugs.launchpad.net/juju/+bug/907655
>  - still haven't solved it, it may be something on my machine but it's
> confusing - i'm running strace on random things, but I'v run out of
> time for today.

Thanks for the report Martin. These are issues we must look into.

> sorry this is terse; I really have to leave for the holidays now.

I wish you a lot of fun! :)

Gustavo Niemeyer

-- I'm not absolutely sure of anything.

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