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Is it possible to run unix systems on (linux) docker?


#1

Hi there! I’m wondering if there exists any way to run UNIX systems (such as Solaris 10 x86_64) as docker images on a Linux host. Maybe using “from scratch” images and trying to build the entire system (even the kernel)…

Is this completely impossible because of the different kernels?


(Mikma) #2

Yes containers share the kernel with the host which means you can only run Linux containers on Linux hosts.


(Gary Forghetti) #3

Refer to this post for more details -> How much does Docker virtualize?