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How to port docker to arm aarch64

(Patlollamahipal) #1

I am interested to run docker on Arm aarch64 board, I am using embedded linux I would like to isolate few applications/binaries (written in c) using the docker container, all the apps can run in the same docker container, all the apps use the internet for communication with the server.

I am unable to find with google search, a proper way to cross compile docker for arm and create images for arm, I see that the main focus is x86 to deploy the apps. It would be a great help, if someone can point me to some good tutorials or things to be downloaded and built for arm. Thank You

(Eldeberde) #2


I never tried, but since there is a docker package for arm aarch64. I think you should be able to run/create your image from your dockerfile inside the raspberry (whatever) following any x86 tutorial but using the available packages in the raspberry repositories (or building it from the source code).

and searching aarch64 in dockerhub has also a lot of results, so you can use any of this images.

And probably you are able to run arm 32 bits images on it, even if you loose some performance (i’m not sure of that, but i think is the same than x68/x64). You can test it!


(Patlollamahipal) #3

thanks for the response, i saw there aarch64 images in docker hub, yes i need to crosscompile docker for aarch64

(Patlollamahipal) #4

hi all, if anyone knows, please let me know the link for Docker CE source code which i need to use to cross compile for arm ?