[arch-general] systemd-nspawn : centOS container

Shridhar Daithankar ghodechhap at ghodechhap.net
Sat Jan 31 04:47:50 UTC 2015

On Friday 30 Jan 2015 7:12:18 PM arnaud gaboury wrote:
> I have happily used a second Arch as a container booted with systemd-nspawn.
> I would like now install a CentOS container, but I am not sure how to
> proceed the install. What is the correct way ?
> - first install minimal CentOS from an iso in a dedicated partition
> (in my case it will be a ssd), then mount the ssd filesystem in
> /var/lib/container/MyCentOS ?
> - mount the iso file with systemd-nspawn --image=/path/to/CentOS.iso,
> boot my container and then install CentOS .

I haven't tried it myself but you could use a pre-built image like this


Bonus point, it can run an lxc container as well.



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