Devices#

Devices are attached to an instance (see Configure devices) or to a profile (see Edit a profile).

They include, for example, network interfaces, mount points, USB and GPU devices. These devices can have instance device options, depending on the type of the instance device.

LXD supports the following device types:

ID (database)

Name

Condition

Description

0

none

-

Inheritance blocker

1

nic

-

Network interface

2

disk

-

Mount point inside the instance

3

unix-char

container

Unix character device

4

unix-block

container

Unix block device

5

usb

-

USB device

6

gpu

-

GPU device

7

infiniband

container

InfiniBand device

8

proxy

container

Proxy device

9

unix-hotplug

container

Unix hotplug device

10

tpm

-

TPM device

11

pci

VM

PCI device

Each instance comes with a set of Standard devices.