[kata-dev] vsock & network namespaces in Kata

Stefano Garzarella sgarzare at redhat.com
Thu Dec 19 22:05:56 UTC 2019

On Thu, Dec 19, 2019 at 4:25 PM Montes, Julio <julio.montes at intel.com> wrote:
> Hi Stefano
> > I tried it, but unfortunately, it doesn't work with the vsock modules
> > with netns support.
> that's weird, because with these patches whole process (including threads) is moved to the net namespace
> Q. Do you know if this new implementation of vsock/netns supports persistent namespaces?
> > With the old modules (vsock without netns) it works but looking at the
> > netns I'm still seeing only kata-shim and qemu:
> you don't see kata-runtime, because it's not running, it spawns to kata-shim and qemu and finish its execution
> > Let me know if I can do other tests or if you want a VM with the vsock
> > modules with netns support.
> yes, please

Just an update: I shared with Julio the VM and he found that I was
testing the wrong kata-runtime :-(

The patched v1 provided by Julio works well with vsock netns :-)

So, I'll continue in this way to push netns support upstream and I'll
keep you updated.


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