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Re: OS-level virtualization

On Tue, 6 Apr 2021 12:32:46 +0300
Pierre-Philipp Braun <> wrote:

> >> What is NetBSD?s analogue (or the closest thing) to Illumos Zones and/or FreeBSD Jails?  Is there anything beyond chroot(2)?
> > 
> > AFAIK no
> Right, well, we still can benefit from, say daemon-level virtualization, 
> as some daemons have the chroot capability built-in.  For example NSD, 
> Postfix have it.  I can only suppose it's a bit stronger than the system 
> chroot.  Is it?

It's just the same chroot system call under the hood. And currently,
that's all there is. The kernel simply doesn't have any other way to
isolate processes at the time.

Aaron B. <>

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