[systemd-devel] udev within a container

Kay Sievers kay at vrfy.org
Fri Jul 26 08:16:16 PDT 2013

On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 5:09 PM, Rob Spanton <rspanton at zepler.net> wrote:
> I would like to run some processes inside a container that interact with
> udev.  Ideally udev would be within the same container as those
> processes, as then I could also have udev rules that started other
> things within that container too...
> However, as far as I can tell, it's not possible to run udev within a
> container -- is this correct?  Is there a magical workaround that I
> haven't found!?

There is no real support to run udev inside a container. It might be
possible to hack around that, but it's nothing that seems convincing
so far. We just run containers without any udev setup, but with a
minimal pre-setup /dev.


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