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Re: guixsd in lxd container

From: Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Subject: Re: guixsd in lxd container
Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2017 07:30:11 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)

Eddy Pronk writes:

> On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 7:54 AM, Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> When a container start it runs /sbin/init.
>> As you can see, it takes the value of ‘system’ either from the kernel’s
>> ‘--system’ command-line argument (/proc/cmdline), or from the
>> ‘GUIX_NEW_SYSTEM’ environment variable.
>> So you’d have to set ‘GUIX_NEW_SYSTEM’ in your case to fix this.

Nice to know, kind of obvious when you do...  I saw

>>> making '#f' the current system...

which even gave me a smile...that won't work ;-)

> Added this to my start script:
> export GUIX_NEW_SYSTEM=/gnu/store/kq71yhydfgc0nksvmmn66cbvbj5a3mvf-system
> Great. That works. This got me 2 steps further.


> failed to start service 'term-tty1' is the last thing I see.
> Can someone post a full log of the shepherd startup?


> For Ubuntu users (or others distros with LXD) it would be a nice
> managed way of trying out GuixSD if I get this to work.

Great work, thanks!

Greetings, janneke

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