[Users] TinyVZ 0.7 released

Benjamin Henrion bh at udev.org
Sun Aug 21 09:49:14 EDT 2011

On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 12:36 AM, Sam Trenholme
<strenholme.usenet at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have released TinyVZ 0.7 today.  This will be my last TinyVZ release
> for the foreseeable future.
> TinyVZ 0.7 is a tiny little OpenVZ template for making OpenVZ
> containers that use the lowest amount of memory and hard disk space
> possible.
> This is a self-hosting template with all source code; it is possible
> to compile the entire system inside of the template.  Look in the
> build/ directory (inside the template) for source code.
> The main addition to this release of TinyVZ is that it is now possible
> to use the relevant vzctl commands to add or remove an IP, set the
> machine's hostname, determine what nameservers to use, as well as
> setting user's passwords.  As recently discussed on the list, I had to
> add the Bash shell to do this.
> The tarball now contains the template's tarball inside of it; the
> relevant scripts used by vzctl as well as an installation guide
> (README) are also inside the tarball.
> The system is for hard core UNIX/Linux gurus: The only editor is a
> miniature version of vi included with Busybox (actually, I also
> compiled in Busybox's version of the "ed" editor, for those who feel
> vi pampers the user too much); all configuration is done by editing
> text files.  You will need to compile your own mail server, SSH
> server, web server, or other desired server.
> It can be downloaded here:
> http://samiam.org/TinyVZ/

I just took your bash binary and put into an Openwrt backfire rootfs,
fixed some pts mount, and here it is:

root at molotov /var/lib/vz/private [249]# vzctl enter 889
entered into CT 889
  _______                     ________        __
 |       |.-----.-----.-----.|  |  |  |.----.|  |_
 |   -   ||  _  |  -__|     ||  |  |  ||   _||   _|
 |_______||   __|_____|__|__||________||__|  |____|
          |__| W I R E L E S S   F R E E D O M
 Backfire (10.03.1-RC5, r27608) --------------------------
  * 1/3 shot Kahlua    In a shot glass, layer Kahlua
  * 1/3 shot Bailey's  on the bottom, then Bailey's,
  * 1/3 shot Vodka     then Vodka.
root at OpenWrt:/#

Now I have to create the dists file and scripts to make the network working.

I am on #openvz channel if you want to join.

The memory consumption with openwrt are quite similar, but it is more

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