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Date:      Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:51:19 +1000
From:      Outback Dingo <outbackdingo@gmail.com>
To:        opendaddy@hushmail.com
Cc:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>, Jason Cox <cscoman@gmail.com>,  FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD and Docker
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On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 9:47 AM, <opendaddy@hushmail.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone!
>
> Thanks a lot for your input.
>
> Any chance I could use something like overlayfs / zfs like the author
> claims?
>
>
> https://meta.discourse.org/t/is-there-any-way-to-install-discourse-without-docker/16977
>
> Do sign up and give your feedback. There used to be a FreeBSD thread @
> meta.discourse.org but it just got deleted.
>
> Many thanks!
>
>
You might want to look at iocage, or jetpack

https://github.com/3ofcoins/jetpack
https://github.com/iocage/iocage
https://github.com/pr1ntf/iohyve


> O.D.
>
> On 10. juni 2015 at 2:52 PM, "Polytropon" <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:
> >
> >On Wed, 10 Jun 2015 07:29:09 -0700, Jason Cox wrote:
> >> What are you doing wrong? You are trying to run docker on
> >FreeBSD. Docker
> >> is a containerization technology built for Linux. It uses LXC
> >(which is
> >> Linux Containers) for older Kernels or docker specific bits
> >which are now
> >> part of the modern Linux kernel 3.10+.
> >
> >It requires too many Linuxisms which aren't part of FreeBSD's
> >Linux ABI, so expecting Docker to work on FreeBSD is somehow
> >wrong.
> >
> >
> >
> >> Docker is basically FreeBSD Jails,
> >> with a few more features and a lot more security issues.
> >
> >It's surely possible to run a "jail equivalent" of the Docker
> >application package in question (here: Discourse).
> >
> >
> >
> >> I have not looked into Discourse, but any application that
> >requires Docker
> >> is not worth using at this point.
> >
> >Discourse is not exactly _requiring_ Docker - there has been
> >a prepackaged Docker "instance" of all the components you need
> >to run Discourse, not more, not less. It should be possible to
> >run Discourse the "traditional" way - using native FreeBSD
> >technology.
> >
> >
> >
> >> If
> >> you just cannot get Discourse working on FreeBSD, then by all
> >means switch
> >> to a Linux install instead. Make sure it is not centos as it
> >will not have
> >> the update Kernel drivers for better Docker support.
> >
> >That is the final advice. :-)
> >
> >Docker is for Linux, Jails is for FreeBSD. It's somewhat comparable
> >to a "pre-packaged VM image", more or less (probably less).
> >
> >Oh, and doing things like
> >
> >       # wget http://getsomething.example.com | sudo bash
> >
> >is definitely _not_ the way you want to install software on
> >FreeBSD.
> >It rather seems to be a new Linuxism that has emerged during the
> >recent years. :-)
> >
> >
> >
> >--
> >Polytropon
> >Magdeburg, Germany
> >Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
> >Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
>
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