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I am trying to make ubuntu 16 armhf machine on ubuntu 16 64 host machine. I tried withafter installing qemu-user-static packages.

Running this command

lxc launch images:ubuntu/xenial/armhf blaharmhf1

Gave this error

Creating blaharm1d
error: Failed container creation:
 - https://images.linuxcontainers.org: Requested architecture isn't supported by this host

How to run armhf container on ubuntu 16? Is lxc the correct tool in the first place or I should use KVM or similar tool?

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Containers aren't virtualisation or emulation, if you are looking to run an armhf image you might be better off looking at QEMU and installing the Ubuntu armhf image onto that.

  • but as far as I know, lxc already uses qemu for emulation. – ItsMe Oct 29 '17 at 7:41

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