Share storage between VM and lxc


New Member
Aug 14, 2023
Hi, I have some file systems that I want to share between a VM (Linux) and several lxc instances. I don't like to use samba or NFS for that, so I used 9p for the VM and bind mounts for the containers. Apart from some kernel issues, the setup works pretty well from the VM. However, I think I screwed up the 9p setup because although I can mount the share from lxc, I can't access the files because all the files belong to root with permissions drwx------. Of course, backup also doesn't work. Am I right that this is caused by the 9p mapped mode which I used because it was recommended everywhere? If yes, then creating a new volume and mounting it in passthrough mode would fix the issues, right? Of course I still need to keep the UIDs in sync between the different entities which have access to the share.


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