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LXD 3.22 has been released

6th of March 2020


The LXD team is very excited to announce the release of LXD 3.22!

This release comes with quite a few improvements for containers and virtual machines alike. The addition of the nftables support also makes it much more compatible with some modern Linux distributions that have now switched away from xtables.

Somewhat separate from this release, we have also now added quite a few VM images to our image server. You'll now find VM images for Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE and ArchLinux.



Resource limits for projects

Projects grew a new set of configuration keys that can be used to restrict the amount of resources used by a project:

  • limits.containers
  • limits.virtual-machines
  • limits.cpu
  • limits.memory
  • limits.processes

There are a few special restrictions that apply when using the limits for cpu, memory or processes.
More details can be found here:

nftables backend for firewalling

Recent LXD releases introduced an internal abstraction layer for firewalling requests.
This covers anything from LXD networks firewalling and NAT, proxy devices for containers, IP and MAC filtering, ...

With this release of LXD, a new backend, nft joins our existing xtables implementation.
On startup, LXD will detect which is currently in use by your system and then go on using that one.

The existing backend can be found in lxc info.

stgraber@castiana:~$ lxc info | grep firewall:
  firewall: nftables

Container: Hugepages in unprivileged containers

It is now possible to allow unpriivleged containers access to hugepages.
This is done with two things:

  • Mount interception of the hugetlbfs filesystem
  • New limits for hugepages

A configuration on x86_64 would look something like:

  • security.syscalls.intercept.mount=true
  • security.syscalls.intercept.mount.allowed=hugetlbfs
  • limits.hugepages.1MB=1GB

Note the the allocation of hugepages is in addition to whatever regular memory the container already has access too. Also note that similar to other limits, not setting the limit will allow an unlimited amount of hugepages to be used.

root@edfu:~# lxc init ubuntu:18.04 c1
Creating c1
root@edfu:~# lxc config set c1 security.syscalls.intercept.mount true
root@edfu:~# lxc config set c1 security.syscalls.intercept.mount.allowed hugetlbfs
root@edfu:~# lxc config set c1 limits.hugepages.2MB 1GB
root@edfu:~# lxc start c1

root@edfu:~# lxc exec c1 bash
root@c1:~# mkdir /dev/hugepages ; mount -t hugetlbfs hugetlbfs /dev/hugepages
root@c1:~# ls -lh /dev/hugepages/
total 0

VM: Support for 9p disk devices

One long awaited feature of LXD virtual machines was the ability to pass arbitrary paths from the host into the virtual machine.

LXD 3.22 now supports that through a combination of logic in LXD itself and in the agent.

This can then be used by both containers and virtual machines through profiles.

root@edfu:~# lxc profile create shared-data
Profile shared-data created
root@edfu:~# lxc profile device add shared-data home disk source=/home path=/mnt/home
Device home added to shared-data
root@edfu:~# lxc profile device add shared-data srv disk source=/srv path=/mnt/srv
Device srv added to shared-data

root@edfu:~# lxc launch images:fedora/31 f31-ctn -p default -p shared-data
Creating f31-ctn
Starting f31-ctn
root@edfu:~# lxc launch images:fedora/31 f31-vm -p default -p shared-data --vm
Creating f31-vm
Starting f31-vm

root@edfu:~# lxc exec f31-ctn -- df -ah | grep /mnt
/dev/sdb1                   220G   12G  197G   6% /mnt/home
/dev/sdb1                   220G   12G  197G   6% /mnt/srv
root@edfu:~# lxc exec f31-vm -- df -ah | grep /mnt
lxd_home        220G   12G  197G   6% /mnt/home
lxd_srv         220G   12G  197G   6% /mnt/srv

VM: File templating support

The template files in images are now used for virtual machines too.
The templates are rendered by LXD on the host using the metadata available in the configuration, the rendered files are then passed on to the agent for installation into the virtual machine.

Adding templates to custom images now works identicallty to containers and can be seen in use by our own VM images on the images: remote.

Complete changelog

Here is a complete list of all changes in this release:

Full commit list
  • lxc-to-lxd: golint fix
  • lxd/cluster: golint fixes
  • lxd/migration: golint fixes
  • shared/containerwriter: golint fixes
  • shared/generate: golint fixes
  • shared/netutils: golint fixes
  • tests: Update golint list
  • shared: Fix HostPathFollow for stdin/stdout
  • Allow build with GNU Make 4.3
  • add mips architectures
  • doc: tweak markdown format
  • lxd/vm: Use -sandbox
  • lxd/firewall/firewall/interface: Adds String() and Compat()
  • lxd/network/network: Handle errors during firewall setup
  • lxd/firewall/drivers/drivers/xtables: Changes XTables to Xtables for consistency
  • lxd/firewall/drivers/drivers/xtables: Better validation in InstanceSetupProxyNAT
  • lxd/firewall/drivers/drivers/xtables: Adds String() and Compat()
  • lxd/firewall/firewall/load: Detect which firewall driver to use
  • lxd/daemon: Log which firewall driver as selected
  • api: API extension firewall_driver
  • lxd/firewall/drivers/drivers/nftables: Adds nftables driver
  • test: Updates container devices nic bridged filtering tests for nftables
  • test: Updates proxy tests for nftables
  • add riscv architecture definitions
  • rv->riscv
  • correct mips names (le->el), no aliases required
  • lxd/storage/backend/lxd: Adds logging for CreateInstanceFromBackup post hook
  • lxd/storage/backend/lxd: Refuse to create storage pool if dir exists on disk
  • as the kernel only reports mips/mips64, specify 32 and 64bit arch and el as aliases
  • lxd/main/import: Adds --project flag support to lxd import
  • lxd/api/internal: Updates error messages in internalImport
  • shared/util: Fix relative paths in HostPathFollow
  • lxd/api/internal: Removes duplicate storage package import
  • lxd/storage: Adds InstanceImportingFilePath function
  • lxd/api/internal: storagePools.InstanceImportingFilePath usage
  • lxd/container/lxc: storagePools.InstanceImportingFilePath usage
  • lxd/api: projectParam comments
  • lxd/api/internal: Uses StoragePoolNodeVolumeGetTypeByProject for project support
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/lvm: Adds config option
  • lxd/storage/pools/config: Adds option
  • doc/api: Adds API extension storage_lvm_vg_force_reuse
  • doc/storage: Adds option to storage pool config
  • lxd/images: Removes hardcoded default project arg for ImageGet in autoUpdateImage
  • lxd/images: Golint and comments
  • lxd/instances: Pick correct default type from URL
  • lxd/db: Set if missing
  • lxd/vm: Fix disk files and snap
  • lxd/db: Fix ceph username in patch
  • lxd/db: Revert 3da5aea1 fix, since in turn testify reverted the change
  • lxd/db: un-export StorageVolumeNodeGet
  • lxd/db: un-export StoragePoolVolumesGetType
  • lxd/db: un-export StoragePoolVolumeGetTypeID
  • lxd/db: un-export StoragePoolVolumeGetType
  • lxd/db: un-export StorageVolumeConfigGet
  • lxd/db: un-export StoragePoolVolumeTypeToName
  • lxd/db: un-export StorageVolumeDescriptionUpdate
  • lxd/db: un-export StorageVolumeConfigAdd
  • lxd/db: un-export StorageVolumeConfigClear
  • lxd/db/cluster: add new storage volume snapshots table
  • lxd/db/cluster: drop snapshot column from storage_volumes table
  • lxd/db/cluster: add storage_volumes_all view
  • lxd/db/schema: include triggers when generating SQL for fresh schemas
  • lxd/db/cluster: add triggers to check that volume IDs don't overlap
  • lxd/db: change StoragePoolVolumeSnapshotsGetType to query the snapshots table
  • lxd/db: change StorageVolumeNextSnapshot to query the snapshot table
  • lxd/db: update StorageVolumeNodeAddresses to use storage_volumes_all
  • lxd/db: update storagePoolVolumeGetTypeID to use storage_volumes_all
  • lxd/db: update storageVolumeNodeGet to use storage_volumes_all
  • lxd/db: update StorageVolumeDescriptionGet to use storage_volumes_all
  • lxd/db: update storageVolumeIDsGet to use storage_volumes_all
  • lxd/db: update StoragePoolVolumesGetNames to use storage_volumes_all
  • lxd/db: update StoragePoolVolumesGet to use storage_volumes_all
  • lxd/db: update storagePoolVolumesGetType to use storage_volumes_all
  • lxd/db: update InstancePool to use storage_volumes_all
  • lxd/db: update instancePoolSnapshot to use storage_volumes_all
  • lxd/db: make StoragePoolVolumeDelete differentiate between regular volumes and snapshots
  • lxd/db: make storageVolumeConfigGet differentiate between regular volumes and snapshots
  • lxd/db: make storageVolumeDescriptionUpdate differentiate between regular volumes and snapshots
  • lxd/db: make storageVolumeConfigAdd differentiate between regular volumes and snapshots
  • lxd/db: make storageVolumeConfigClear differentiate between regular volumes and snapshots
  • lxd/db: make StoragePoolVolumeRename differentiate between regular volumes and snapshots
  • lxd/db: consider snapshots in StorageVolumeMoveToLVMThinPoolNameKey
  • lxd/db: add ClusterTx.storagePoolVolumeGetTypeID() method
  • lxd/db: make StoragePoolVolumeCreate differentiate between regular volumes and snapshots
  • lxd/db: no need to update snapshot names in ContainerNodeMove
  • lxd/db: copy volume snapshots in StoragePoolNodeJoinCeph
  • lxd: no need to rename snapshot volumes when renaming a container
  • lxd/db/cluster: migrate existing volume snapshots to the new table
  • tests: some runs of "lxd import" don't fail anymore due to improved data integrity
  • lxd/logging: Handle projects in log expiry
  • doc: Fix escaping
  • shared/api: Fix ServerEnvironment ordering
  • lxd/vm: Fix snapshots
  • lxd/storage/ceph: Fix leftover rbd
  • lxd/storage/ceph: Fix zombie handling
  • lxd/init: Use new network syntax
  • tests: Check UUIDs while running
  • Increase timeout of standalone SQL statements
  • lxd/storage/ceph: Improve error reporting on map
  • lxd/containers: Have findIdmap look at projects
  • lxd/storage: Remove legacy dir implementation
  • lxd/storage: Remove legacy btrfs implementation
  • lxd/storage: Remove legacy zfs implementation
  • lxd/storage: Remove legacy lvm implementation
  • lxd/storage: Removes unused getPoolMountLockID
  • lxd/storage/pools/utils: Comment on storagePoolDBCreate
  • lxd/api/internal: Removes legacy storage pool loading
  • lxd/api/internal: Consistent comment style
  • lxd/api/internal: Stops using backup pkg name as variable
  • lxd/api/internal: Switches internalImport to use pool.CheckInstanceBackupFileSnapshots
  • lxd/storage/pool/interface: Adds CheckInstanceBackupFileSnapshots
  • lxd/storage/errors: Adds ErrBackupSnapshotsMismatch error
  • lxd/storage/backend/mock: Adds CheckInstanceBackupFileSnapshots
  • lxd/storage/backend/lxd: Adds CheckInstanceBackupFileSnapshots implementation
  • lxd/patches/utils: Removes unused functions
  • lxd/api/internal: Adds sanity check for instance name in internalImport
  • lxd/backup: Have tar not transform symlink targets
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/lvm/volumes: Updates VolumeSnapshots to use lvs for snapshot list
  • lxd/backup: Removes old storage loader
  • lxd/container/lxc: Removes old storage loader
  • lxd/storage: Removes unused storagePoolVolumeContainerCreateInit
  • lxd/container: Removes old storage loader
  • lxd/containers/post: Removes old storage loader
  • lxd/daemon/storage: Consistent comment ending
  • lxd/daemon/storage: Removes old storage loader
  • lxd/images: Removes old storage loader
  • lxd/migrate/container: Removes old storage loader
  • lxd/migrate/storage/volumes: Removes old storage loader
  • lxd/resources: Removes old storage loader
  • lxd/storage/pools/utils: Removes old storage loader
  • lxd/storage/pools: Removes old storage loader
  • lxd/storage/volumes/snapshot: Removes old storage loader
  • lxd/storage/volumes: Removes old storage loader
  • lxd/storage: Removes old storage loader
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/qemu: Removes storage layer transition workaround
  • lxd/container/lxc: Makes Delete pool load logic same as VM type
  • lxd: Storage loader comments
  • lxd/storage: Removes unused functions
  • lxd/storage/drivers/drivers/mock: Adds mock driver
  • lxd/storage: Adds mock driver loading
  • lxd/storage: Additional error checking
  • lxd/storage/zfs: Set volmode=none for VM datasets
  • lxd/logging: Updates log rotate to only remove .log files
  • lxd/db: Rename ContainerListExpanded to instanceListExpanded
  • lxd/db: Make instanceListExpanded account for projects without "features.profiles" enabled
  • Removed Erroneous Space
  • i18n: Update translation templates
  • scripts: Update Project Tab Complete Script
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/zfs/volumes: Create block volumes with volmode=none
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/zfs/volumes: Use MountTask with CreateVolume
  • lxd/storage/drivers/zfs/volumes: Makes MountVolume and UnmountVolume more thorough in detecting mounts
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/lvm/volumes: Always ensure mount path after mount in CreateVolume
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/common: Adds moveGPTAltHeader
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/lvm/volumes: Adds moveGPTAltHeader usage
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/zfs/volumes: Adds moveGPTAltHeader usage
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/dir/volumes: Adds moveGPTAltHeader usage
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/btrfs/volumes: Adds moveGPTAltHeader usage
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/ceph/volumes: Adds moveGPTAltHeader usage
  • lxd/storage/drivers/utils: Separates block file rounding logic into own function
  • lxd/storage/drivers/generic/vfs: Adds genericVFSResizeBlockFile
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/btrfs/volumes: ensureVolumeBlockFile usage
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/dir/volumes: Adds block resize support to SetVolumeQuota
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/btrfs/volumes: Adds block resize support to SetVolumeQuota
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/zfs/volumes: Call SetVolumeQuota from CreateVolumeFromCopy
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/zfs/volumes: Apply block size changes in SetVolumeQuota
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/btrfs/volumes: Calls SetVolumeQuota when creating/updating volumes
  • lxd/storage/drivers: SetVolumeQuota falls back to defaultBlockSize
  • lxd/patches: Updates patches to use new storage driver mount/unmount
  • lxd/patches: Replaces s.StoragePoolCreate with new storage framework
  • lxd/storage: Removes storagePoolInit
  • scripts: Fix syntax errror
  • lxd/main/init: Removes legacy storage drivers from availableStorageDrivers
  • lxd/patches: Updates patchStorageApiPermissions to use new storage drivers
  • lxd/storage: Removes storageCoreInit function
  • lxd/storage: Removes legacy drivers from storagePoolDriversCacheUpdate
  • lxd/db: Start-up check ignores pending nodes with out-of-date schema
  • lxd/patches: Removes old storage layer from upgradeFromStorageTypeLvm
  • lxd/container/lxc: Removes some calls to the old storage layer
  • lxd/migrate/container: Removes calls to old storage layer
  • lxd/migrate/storage/volumes: Removes calls to old storage layer
  • lxd/patches: Switches upgradeFromStorageTypeLvm to use new storage layer
  • lxd/storage/migration: Removes unused functions
  • lxd/instance: Extract LoadInstanceDatabaseObject from fetchInstanceDatabaseObject
  • lxd/project: Add initial CheckLimitsUponInstanceCreation
  • lxd/project: Check that the project's "limits.memory" is honored when creating an instance
  • lxd/project: Add CheckLimitsUponInstanceUpdate
  • lxd/project: Add initial ValidateLimitsUponProjectUpdate
  • lxd/project: Validate changes to the project's "limits.memory" value
  • lxd/project: Add CheckLimitsUponProfileUpdate
  • lxd/project: Check that the project's "limits.processes" config is honored
  • lxd/project: Don't allow percentage values for limits.memory
  • lxd/project: Skip limit checks if the project has no limits configured
  • lxd/project: Check that the project's "limits.cpu" config is honored
  • api: Use project.Config as etag field, without specifiying individual keys.
  • api: Properly detect which project config keys were specified in a PATCH request
  • api: Add helper logic to detect if a project config key has changed
  • api: Add new "limits.*" project configuration keys
  • api: Plug ValidateLimitsUponProjectUpdate into projectChange
  • api: Plug CheckLimitsUponInstanceCreation into containersPost
  • api: Plug CheckLimitsUponInstanceUpdate into containerPut and containerPatch
  • api: Plug CheckLimitsUponProfileUpdate into profilePut and profilePatch
  • test: Add project limits tests
  • shared/version: Add "projects_limits" API extension
  • doc: Add documentation about projects limits
  • lxd/storage/drovers/driver/lvm/utils: Dont format block volumes with filesystem
  • lxd/storage/zfs: Skip volmode on 0.6
  • lxd/storage: Removes unused files
  • lxd/container: Removes containerCreateEmptySnapshot
  • lxd/container/lxc: Removes legacy storage functions
  • lxd/main/init: Refactors availableStorageDrivers to not use old storage layer
  • lxd/main/init/auto: Removes dep on supportedStoragePoolDrivers
  • lxd/migrate: Removes old storage type reference
  • lxd/migrate/storage/volumes: Removes reference to old storage type
  • lxd/storage: Removes legacy storage interface and unused functions
  • lxd/storage/drivers/load: Adds AllDriverNames
  • lxd/storage/migration: Removes unused functions
  • lxd/storage/pools/config: Removes ref to supportedStoragePoolDrivers
  • lxd/storage/utils: Remove unused functions
  • lxd/storage/volumes/utils: Removes unused function
  • lxd/storage: Removes unused files
  • lxd/main/test: Removes legacy mock storage references
  • lxd/migrate: Removes unused struct
  • lxd/storage: Removes unused functions
  • lxc/containers: Fix cgns-less fallback
  • lxd/storage/drivers/driver/ceph/volume: Don't format block volumes with a filesystem
  • lxd/storage/drivers: Don't use named temporary dirs
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc: Removes temporary lxc placeholder
  • lxd/container/lxc: Moves to instance/drivers package
  • lxd/container/lxc/exec/cmd: Moves to instance/drivers package
  • lxd/api/internal: instance.Container usage
  • lxd/container: instance.CriuMigrationArgs, inst.Migrate() and instance.Container usage
  • lxd/container/console: instance.Container usage
  • lxd/container/exec: instance.Container usage
  • lxd/container/lxc/utils: Removes idmapsetFromString
  • lxd/container/test: instance.Container usage
  • lxd/devices: inst.RegisterDevices usage
  • lxd/devlxd: Removes devlxdEventSend
  • lxd/devlxd: instance.Container usage
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc: Renames containerLXC to lxc
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc: Removes temporary loader placeholders
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc: Renames lxc to liblxc
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc: db.StoragePoolVolumeTypeContainer usage
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc: Adds devLxdSendEvent
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc: Updates use of instance.CriuMigrationArgs
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc: Adds RegisterDevices function
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc: Moves storage util functions and updates usage
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc: Adds SaveConfigFile function
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc/cmd: Renames ContainerLXCCmd to lxcCmd
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/qemu: Adds RegisterDevices as a no-op
  • lxd/instance/instance/interface: Adds RegisterDevices
  • lxd/instance/drivers/load: LXC loader functions renamed
  • lxd/migrate/container: instance.CriuMigrationArgs and instance.Container usage
  • lxd/patches: Updates patchContainerConfigRegen to use LXC.SaveConfigFile()
  • lxd/patches: BTRFS storage functions usage
  • lxd/patches/utils: storageDrivers.BTRFSSubVolumesGet and removes unused functions
  • lxd/storage: instance.Container usage
  • lxd/storage: storageDrivers util functions usage
  • lxd/storage/drivers/utils: Adds util functions moved from main pkg
  • lxd/apparmor/apparmor: Removes dependency on c.DaemonState()
  • lxd/container/snapshot: Removes dependency on sc.DaemonState()
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/test/utils: Adds PrepareEqualTest function
  • lxd/container/test: instanceDrivers.PrepareEqualTest usage to fix crash
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc: golint fixes
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc: Removes DaemonState function
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/qemu: Removes DaemonState function
  • lxd/instance/instance/interface: Removes DaemonState function
  • lxd/instance/instance/interface: Adds SaveConfigFile
  • lxd/migrate/container: Removes s.instance.DaemonState dependency
  • lxd/profiles/utils: Removes use of containerLXC type
  • lxd/seccomp/seccomp: Removes c.DaemonState dependency
  • lxd/storage/drivers/utils: golint fixes
  • lxd/instance/instance/interface: Adds Container interface
  • lxd/instance/instance/interface: Adds CriuMigrationArgs type
  • lxd/backup/backup: Comment clarifying existence of Instance interface
  • lxd/seccomp/seccomp: Comment clarifying existence of Instance interface
  • lxd/daemon: Moves shared mount state to use daemon.SharedMountsSetup var
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc: Updates to use daemon.SharedMountsSetup var
  • lxd/instance/instance/interface: Adds Migrate function
  • lxd/instance/drivers/qemu: Adds Migrate placeholder function
  • lxd: Ensure is consistently imported as liblxc
  • lxd/instanc/instance/errors: Adds ErrNotImplemented error
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/qemu: instance.ErrNotImplemented usage
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/qemu: Adds SaveConfigFile placeholder
  • lxd/instance/instance/interface: Adds OnHook function to interface and adds hook constants
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/lxc: Implements OnHook function
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/qemu: Implements OnHook placeholder function
  • lxd/api/internal: Updates hook usage to OnHook
  • shared/idmap/idmapset/linux: Adds JSONUnmarshal function
  • lxd/storage: idmap.JSONUnmarshal usage
  • lxd/daemon: Import instance/drivers package so init() function runs
  • lxd/vm: Generate the template files
  • lxd-agent: Put templates in place
  • doc: Typo and formatting improvements
  • shared/idmap: Adds JSONMarshal function
  • lxd/device/disk: Replaces call to StorageVolumeMount with functions on disk device
  • lxd/storage: Removes storageVolumeMount and storagePoolVolumeAttachPrepare
  • lxd/storage/utils: Adds VolumeUsedByInstancesGet
  • lxd/storage/volumes/utils: storagePools.VolumeUsedByInstancesGet usage
  • lxd/storage: Removes unused functions
  • lxd/device: Removes usage of StorageRootFSApplyQuota, StorageVolumeMount and StorageVolumeUmount
  • lxd: Removes old storagePoolVolumeType constants
  • lxd: Removes storagePoolVolumeType constants
  • lxd/container/lxc/utils: Removes unused file
  • lxd/instance: Removes CGroupGet as is unused
  • seccomp: handle hugetlbfs mount syscall interception
  • lxd/device/disk: Validation error message quoting consistency
  • Promote nodes if for whatever reason the n of voters drop below 3
  • api: add container_syscall_intercept_hugetlbfs
  • cgroup: add support for the hugetlb controller
  • containers: add support for hugepage limits
  • api: add limits_hugepages api extension
  • doc: add limits.hugepages.* keys
  • lxd/vm: Set gic-version on arm64
  • lxd/device/disk: Adds support for adding directory source for VM 9p sharing
  • lxd/device/disk: Adds support for disk 9p directory share
  • lxd/instance/instance/type: Adds VMAgentMount type
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/qemu: Removes unused architecture var
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/qemu: Adds support for passing through unix socket FD to qemu
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/qemu: Adds openUnixSocket function
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/qemu: Adds addFileDescriptor function
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/qemu: Adds addDriveDirConfig function
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/qemu/templates: Adds 9p directory disk device template
  • lxd-agent/main/agent: Adds support for mounting 9p shares
  • lxd/instance/drivers/driver/qemu: Tweaks template whitespace removal to leave newline between sections
  • lxd/project/project: Renames Prefix() to Instance()
  • lxd: project.Instance() usage
  • lxd/project/project/test: Updates for project.Instance rename
  • lxd/instance/drivers: Add trans=virtio to 9p mount
  • Missing bootstrap error check
  • lxd-agent: Load vhost module
  • lxd/storage/zfs: Fix default VM size
  • lxd/vm: Tweak to mount field names
  • lxd-agent: Create mount path if missing
  • doc: Tweak markdown format for itemization
  • lxd/storage/ceph: Implement GetVolumeUsage
  • lxd/device/disk: Adds mountPoolVolume function
  • lxd/device/disk: Error message quoting
  • lxd/device/disk: Adds pool volume support for VMs
  • lxd/device/disk: Switches createDevice to use d.mountPoolVolume for containers
  • lxd/device/disk: Renames storagePoolVolumeAttachPrepare to storagePoolVolumeAttachShift
  • lxd/device/disk: Ensures custom pool volumes are unmounted on VM device stop
  • unix-hotplug: fix device removal and zero padding
  • i18n: Update translations from weblate

Try it for yourself

This new LXD release is already available for you to try on our demo service.


The release tarballs can be found on our download page.

Binary builds are also available for:

  • Linux: snap install lxd
  • MacOS: brew install lxc
  • Windows: choco install lxc