Containers with elderly to ancient Linux versions

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 19:43:19 UTC 2017


On 15 February 2017 at 18:55, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:
> For a similar task I use schroot - have a look at
> <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DebootstrapChroot>. And please note
> that you need http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu as archive for the
> debootstrap command (instead of http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/)
> because hardy is no longer available in the standard repositories.


Interesting -- I had not met that before. Why is it preferable to
using, say, LXC, may I ask?

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