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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] domain: Require <init> for container guests



On 05/13/2011 05:27 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 05:47:42PM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
>> Use capabilities to allow a driver to register a default <init> if none
>> is specified in the XML. Openvz was already open-coding this to be /sbin/init
>>
>> LXC currently falls over if no init is specified, so an explicit error is
>> an improvement IMO.
>>
>> (Side note: I don't think we can set a default value for LXC. If we use
>> /sbin/init but the user doesn't specify a separate root FS for their guest,
>> the container will rerun the host's init which can be traumatic :). For
>> virt-install I'm thinking of defaulting to /sbin/init if a root FS has
>> been specified, otherwise require the user to manually specify <init>)
> 
> We could set '/bin/sh' as the default for non-root FS containers.
> 

In virt-install or at the libvirt level?

> ACK

Thanks, pushed now.

- Cole



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