9.2 Configuring Operating System Containers

The procedures in the following sections describe how to set up Linux Containers that contain a copy of the root file system installed from packages at the Oracle Linux Yum Server.


Throughout the following sections in this chapter, the prompts [root@host ~]# and [root@ol6ctr1 ~]# distinguish between commands run by root on the host and in the container.

The software functionality described requires that you boot the system with at least the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 2 (2.6.39).