As far as downtimes go, most suck. Then there are some that are more like happy little opportunities to learn something new. When Gitlab in my homelab started returning
500s, I had no idea how blessed I was. I was at best annoyed.
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In my homelab I use LXD/LXC quite a bit. Linux containers provide pretty decent alternative to full blown virtualization with smaller overhead and some extra perks like easier local filesystem access. All things considered, I’ve been happy with LXD for many years.
However there are places where the illusion of completely separated virtual machines shows some cracks when you look close enough. This is a story of one such crack that was haunting me for months.
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