docker on dragonfly

Siju George at
Wed Nov 4 07:01:50 PST 2020

This was about 7 to 8 years back...
I think I have used


Since then I had severe psychiatric problems ( not because I used them, lol
And years of string medication and shock treatments wiped those details of
my memory.. but I hope this gives you some direction to look...

In my experience both worked well!

On Wed, Nov 4, 2020, 8:10 PM Tiran Efrat <tiran.efrat at> wrote:

> thanks for the replies.
> Still, it's not clear to me whether there's a container solution (although
> i assume you'd mention if there was.). What about VM solution?
> thanks,
> Tiran.
> On Wed, Nov 4, 2020 at 3:53 PM Siju George < at> wrote:
>> *Docker* is developed in the Go language and utilizes *LXC*, cgroups,
>> and the Linux kernel itself.
>> --Siju
>> On Wed, Nov 4, 2020, 6:38 PM Patrick McDonough <~patrick/dfly at>
>> wrote:
>>> I could be awfully wrong, so a more authoritative answer would be
>>> welcome. But Docker's daemon (the service that runs containers) is to my
>>> knowledge quite specific to Linux, and more recently Windows.
>>> The common route to docker 'support' outside of those two platforms was
>>> (is?) to run a virtualised Linux host that then ran the docker service,
>>> with containers executed inside that virtual machine. This is how Docker
>>> for MacOS works right now.
>>> It seems like the docker-machine package will do this for you, but I
>>> haven't tested it myself.
>>> Perhaps more interesting than useful; there was an effort in FreeBSD to
>>> provide a more native docker solution using a mix of jails, ZFS and their
>>> Linux compatibility layer. But I can't say how well it worked, or if it is
>>> still supported. But you may want to ask them.
>>> Patrick
>>> On Wed, 4 Nov 2020 13:23:19 +0200
>>> Tiran Efrat <tiran.efrat at> wrote:
>>> > Hi,
>>> > Does dragonfly support docker engine installation? I couldn't find an
>>> > installer.
>>> > thanks,
>>> > Tiran.
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