[PVE-User] No 32bit container templates for PVE 4.x?

Frank Thommen frank.thommen at uni-heidelberg.de
Thu Mar 3 19:31:38 CET 2016


thanks for the quick answer.

On 03/03/2016 04:11 PM, Thomas Lamprecht wrote:
> Hi,
> no no reason at all, LXC and so we is able to run 32bit Containers fine.
> You can use the one provided by lxc (at least those which distro we
> support (debian, ubuntu, arch, centos, alpine, suse are the ones if I
> did not miss anything) and you normally also should be able to run the
> previous generated 32 bit templates just fine.

What do you mean by "the previous generated 32 bit templates"?  Should 
additional templates be downloadable somewhere?  I couldn't find them on 

> Our dab and aab (debian and archlinux appliance builder) can generate 32
> bit templates/appliances.
> So the reason that there are no 32 bit ones at our template host is
> unknown to me but probably simply nobody thought of this yet,
> as the overhead is often quite small and 64 bit has its advantages.

OK.  I might just switch to 64bit containers, then.

> Building (at least a debian, arch one) and upload it should be no
> problem, but no promise how fast :)

Debian would the one I'm currently specifically looking for :-)


> cheers,
> Thomas
> On 03.03.2016 14:09, Frank Thommen wrote:
>> Hello,
>> is there a reason, why there are no 32bit container templates provided
>> for PVE 4.x?  With PVE 3.x I used the 32bit openvz templates, as I'm
>> mostly running small services and I want to keep the memory and disk
>> footprints as small as possible.  However for PVE 4.x all offered
>> templates seem to be amd64.
>> frank
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