How to Use User Mode Linux
@cadey there's hope for slirp. Fedora is using it with podman for containery things (silverblue).
@cadey also, podman is really shiny and I'm working to bring it to Debian
@astraluma i just wanna know how to use it without it segfaulting instantly, ya know?
I would check where distros are getting their sources, presumably they're rebuilding it occasionally?
@astraluma the debian tarball for slirp segfaults in the same way
@cadey that's fun and exciting and doesn't do the same thing for me?
I should check if podman actually networks...
@astraluma please send me a link to where you build slirp from
@cadey I'm just using the Debian package. In the big pile of "things to build for podman", the thing that already existed as a package didn't even cross my mind.
@cadey Ok, I just hopped on my computer to see what's going on.
podman uses specifically slirp4netns. "slirp4netns provides user-mode networking ("slirp") for network namespaces." It comes from the package of the same name.
From ps aux: `/usr/bin/slirp4netns --mtu 65520 -c -e 3 -r 4 31492 tap0`
Podman serves the same niche and uses the same technologies as Docker.
I don't know all the ins and outs, though. I tend to integrate and write higher-level code.
@cadey Thank you for awesome research! I never even thought about doing such a thing!
Btw, did you know that your blog's ip (18.104.22.168) is blocked in Russia since April 2018? =)
@bemyak I know this now! What is the block reason?
@bemyak lol apparently I'm caught in the crossfire of Russia trying to ban telegram.
Well, it's creator is from Russia indeed, but he moved out when government seized his social network (vk.com). After that he developed telegram but get banned here again.
If you want you can try to change your blog's IP, but most of tech folks here are already using proxy and VPN cause even github gets banned sometimes :)
@cadey that was a very interesting read!
i'm wondering now if any of the two dozen or so userspace networking thingies for docker and kubernetes could also be used for UML
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