Windows Subsystem for Linux
In the Windows search box search for "turn windows features on or off"
scroll down and tick virtual machine platform, and windows subsystem for linux.
WSL 2 is only available in Windows 10 builds 18917 or higher
install the WSL 2 kernel from this link
tarball testing against wsl: https://www.funtoo.org/Generic_64
following this video https://youtu.be/UCAid-NQwWU
installing centos8 from docker. this looks helpful to build commands to load a stage3 tarball. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mblp1bbx2Zg