hi regarding the Linux containers

Eric W. Biederman ebiederm at xmission.com
Tue Apr 30 22:05:44 UTC 2013


Serge Hallyn <serge.hallyn at ubuntu.com> writes:

> netns has been supported for quite some time in the kernel, as has
> setns() to netns.  You don't need to apply any patches.  For
> documentation see the manpages: setns(2), unshare(2), clone(2), and
> finally the still-in-development namespaces(7), for which you can
> see an early draft at https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/3/15/56

A virtual router can mean a lot of things to different folks, but I
would recommend playing with ip(8) aka iproute2.  The ip netns family of
commands allow you to configure the most common definitions of a virtual
router.  

Eric


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