How to use cgroups within containers?

Serge E. Hallyn serge at
Sat Oct 18 03:50:12 UTC 2014

Quoting Richard Weinberger (richard.weinberger at
> ...fixing LXC devel mailinglist... :-\
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 11:35 PM, Richard Weinberger
> <richard.weinberger at> wrote:
> > Dear systemd and container folks,
> >
> > at Plumbers the question raised how to provide cgroups to a systemd that lives
> > in a container (with user namespaces).
> > Due to the GDL train strikes I had to leave very soon and had no chance to
> > talk to you in person.
> >
> > Was a solution proposed?
> > All I want to know is how to provide cgroups in a sane and secure way
> > to systemd. :-)

My takeaway from the discussion was that there was general agreement that
the cgroup namespaces patches posted by Aditya Kali would solve the


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