Tag Archives: libvirt

libvirt defaults (and openvswitch bridge performance)

The libvirt-bin package in Ubuntu installs a default NATed virtual network, virbr0. This isn’t always the best choice for everyone, however it “just works” everywhere. It also provides some simple protection – the VMs aren’t exposed on the network for … Continue reading

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Ubuntu server – daily builds for libvirt

I’m experimenting with ‘daily’ builds of libvirt. What this means is a package, available at ppa:ubuntu-server-edgers/server-edgers-libvirt, which provides a version of libvirt compiled from the very latest upstream libvirt git tree. This might be useful to you if you just … Continue reading

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Easier creation of libvirt lxc containers

LXC, from lxc.sf.net, is a very advanced and flexible toolset and library for managing linux containers. It is very actively maintained, provides for both system and application containers, and in particular has really nice ‘templates’ for creating fedora, lxc, or … Continue reading

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