Oooof, I think it kinda works now!
I managed to build mastodon image and pod for it, kinda in parallel with PR from Hometown who did the same:
My goal is to have a setup for federation without requiring you to run anything with sudo. I already experimented with CNI so it should not be that hard. Was annoying but we're getting there!
I didn't just debug masto for an hour with logging and accidentally consumed the response body, you did!
This is a tiny, friendly fedi server!