Containers with elderly to ancient Linux versions

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Wed Feb 15 20:11:23 UTC 2017


Liam Proven wrote:
> 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?

I never played with LXC, but it seems to be a similar approach. For me 
it was preferable because it was the first solution I found. As it 
worked, I didn't have to search any further. :)


Nils




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