Alpine + Docker

Because the official guide at https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/Docker doesn’t work as expected, I try to summarize, what I had to do to make it work:

Prerequists:
Installing the alpine linux straight forward as https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/Install_to_disk describes.

Afterwards, you have to perform the following steps:

  • In the file /etc/apk/repositories enable the “edge” and “v3.3” repositories (we need both!)

  • Update & upgrade alpine

  • Because of the compatibility issue for the module-package linux-grsec (which installs 4.4.8), install the 4.1.20 (or the package, which is for the current system valid – check per uname -r  package instead