[pve-devel] lxc 1.1 : qcow2 support ?

Alexandre DERUMIER aderumier at odiso.com
Fri Apr 24 13:28:04 CEST 2015


>>I am unsure if this is a good idea, because lxc-create does more things :) 

Looking at source code
https://github.com/lxc/lxc/blob/master/src/lxc/lxc_create.c

It doesn't do too much thing.

I agree with Diemar, I can be easy to implement this in perl. 

(and possible to use qemu-img to create qcow2 file for example, ceph rbd, ... maybe reuse pve-storage  ? )



----- Mail original -----
De: "Kamil Trzciński" <ayufan at ayufan.eu>
À: "dietmar" <dietmar at proxmox.com>
Cc: "aderumier" <aderumier at odiso.com>, "pve-devel" <pve-devel at pve.proxmox.com>
Envoyé: Vendredi 24 Avril 2015 10:54:54
Objet: Re: [pve-devel] lxc 1.1 : qcow2 support ?

I am unsure if this is a good idea, because lxc-create does more things :) 
Maybe it will be better to implement this method (or even add own storage): 
https://github.com/lxc/lxc/blob/master/src/lxc/bdev.c#L3090 


On Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 9:18 AM, Dietmar Maurer < dietmar at proxmox.com > wrote: 


I am quit unsure if this lxc-create binary is what we want to use. 
I try to write my own create script now, hoping I can handle different 
storage types easier. 

> On April 24, 2015 at 8:45 AM Alexandre DERUMIER < aderumier at odiso.com > wrote: 
> 
> 
> >>Yes, but this is about 'lxc-start', not 'lxc-create'. 
> 
> mmm, I'm not familiar with lxc yet. 
> what does exactly lxc-create ? 
> 
> from this doc 
> https://linuxcontainers.org/fr/lxc/manpages/man5/lxc.container.conf.5.html 
> 
> It's seem also possible to use 
> 
> lxc.rootfs.mount = nbd:file:myfile.qcow2 
> 
> 
> does it help ? 







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