freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 888, Issue 1

Paul Mather paul at
Mon Jun 14 15:40:57 UTC 2021

On Sun, 13 Jun 2021 22:47:23 +0700, Victor Sudakov <vas at> wrote:

> Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
>> On Thu, 10 Jun 2021 12:35:44 +0700
>> Victor Sudakov <vas at> wrote:
>>> bhyve != Docker. These are different technologies.
>>> The Linux equivalent of bhyve is kvm.
>>> The closest equivalent to Docker is jail, but jail lacks all the
>> 	Nope jail is the equivalent of LXC (containers) on Linux, a layer
>> below Docker.
> Dunno, lists
> Docker and LXC as different container technologies. Maybe Wikipedia is
> incorrect about it.

IMHO, FreeBSD Jails are more closely analogous to LXD ( in Linux than they are to Docker or LXC.  (But, you could mimic jails using LXC or Docker.)  Somewhat confusingly, the LXD binary used to interact with LXD "jails" is called "lxc". :-)

(LXD is built atop Linux's LXC.)



More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list