[clug] What do people use for Virtualisation at home?

Robert Edwards bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Mon Apr 1 23:52:38 MDT 2013

On 02/04/13 15:22, Brendan Jurd wrote:
> On 2 April 2013 15:06, steve jenkin <sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
>>   - various 'containers'.
> I have some experience with OpenVZ containers under Proxmox.  It's
> very lightweight, bringing up and tearing down containers is
> straightforward, the web-based management tool is fairly full featured
> and the command line tools are quite intelligible.
> There are some strange corner cases (mounting of NFS shares from
> inside a container is not supported until you switch on the NFS
> "feature") but overall I give it a thumbs-up.
> Cheers,
> BJ
+1 for openvz. I use it at home and at work. Mainly for web servers.
Works well under Debian stable. Can even run CentOS, Ubuntu and other
Linux distros on a Debian kernel (it is a container VM, not full

Bob Edwards

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