Re: [Lxc-users] mac addresses

2010-02-12 Thread Brian K. White
Brian K. White wrote: Michael H. Warfield wrote: On Fri, 2010-02-12 at 11:37 -0500, Brian K. White wrote: So my question is, is 02:x:x:x:x:x in some way non-routable just because it sets the locally-administered bit? I use that all the time without any problems. It may be something

Re: [Lxc-users] lxc-start: Device or resource busy - could not unmount old rootfs

2010-04-13 Thread Brian K. White
Brian K. White wrote: However, now when I go to make a 2nd container, I can't start it. I can create it, but not execute or start. [...] Well I'm more boggled now. I stopped my first container nj12. lxc-ls shows nothing, screen -ls shows nothing, mount shows nothing extra, yet trying to start

Re: [Lxc-users] lxc-start leaves temporary pivot dir behind

2010-05-10 Thread Brian K. White
On 5/10/2010 10:48 AM, Daniel Lezcano wrote: Ferenc Wagner wrote: Daniel Lezcanodaniel.lezc...@free.fr writes: Ferenc Wagner wrote: Ferenc Wagnerwf...@niif.hu writes: Daniel Lezcanodlezc...@fr.ibm.com writes: Ferenc Wagner wrote:

Re: [Lxc-users] help with root mount parameters

2010-05-26 Thread Brian K. White
On 5/26/2010 4:54 AM, Ralf Schmitt wrote: Daniel Lezcanodlezc...@fr.ibm.com writes: This is internal stuff of lxc. Before this commit, several temporary directories were created and never destroyed, polluting '/tmp'. In order to do pivot_root, we have to mount --bind the rootfs

Re: [Lxc-users] IPC between containers

2010-06-07 Thread Brian K. White
On 6/7/2010 7:51 PM, Nirmal Guhan wrote: Hi, Is there a way to use shared memory between the containers? Any other better/faster IPC mechanisms? I don't want to use sockets. Please let me know. Fifos on shared filesystem on the host? Multiply hardlinked files on the host which appear in

Re: [Lxc-users] Best way to shutdown a container

2010-08-17 Thread Brian K. White
On 8/17/2010 11:43 AM, Gordon Henderson wrote: On Fri, 13 Aug 2010, Clemens Perz wrote: Hi! I used to run lxc-stop on my system containers when I actually want to run a halt. Only today I noticed, that stop actually kills all processes, not really doing a halt. I went through the lxc

Re: [Lxc-users] Cannot start a container with a new MAC address

2010-08-27 Thread Brian K. White
On 8/27/2010 8:20 AM, Matto Fransen wrote: Hi, On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 11:27:16AM +0200, Sebastien Douche wrote: I created a container with an interface. I stop it, I change the MAC address, restart it: lxc-start: ioctl failure : Cannot assign requested address lxc-start: failed to setup

Re: [Lxc-users] Launch multiple apps in exactly on container

2010-09-16 Thread Brian K. White
On 9/16/2010 3:36 AM, Jue Hong wrote: As I understand, running one application with the command lxc-execute will create a container instance. E.g., by running lxc-execute -n foo /bin/bash, a container named foo will be created, and I can find a foo directory under the mounted cgroup directory,

[Lxc-users] can't restart container without rebooting entire host, because can't delete cgroups files, tasks is 0

2010-11-05 Thread Brian K. White
I have lxc 0.7.2 on openSUSE 11.2, which is kernel 2.6.31 I get this all the time on my other boxes which up to now have been lxc 0.6.5 on the same kernel, but I've lived with it by just trying to never reboot containers, and only using containers for services that can stand to be rebooted so

Re: [Lxc-users] can't restart container without rebooting entire host, because can't delete cgroups files, tasks is 0

2010-11-05 Thread Brian K. White
On 11/5/2010 1:34 PM, Serge E. Hallyn wrote: A few comments: 1. To remove the directories, rmdir all descendent directories. I'd think something like 'find . -type d -print0 | xargs rmdir' would do. I can't delete _anything_ in there. Not a file, let alone a directory with or

Re: [Lxc-users] can't restart container without rebooting entire host, because can't delete cgroups files, tasks is 0

2010-11-05 Thread Brian K. White
On 11/5/2010 1:34 PM, Serge E. Hallyn wrote: A few comments: 1. To remove the directories, rmdir all descendent directories. I'd think something like 'find . -type d -print0 | xargs rmdir' would do. 2. You can prevent this from happening by using a notify-on-release handler.

Re: [Lxc-users] can't restart container without rebooting entire host, because can't delete cgroups files, tasks is 0

2010-11-05 Thread Brian K. White
On 11/5/2010 4:20 PM, Serge E. Hallyn wrote: Quoting Brian K. White (br...@aljex.com): I don't know how to track down if there is possibly some process that is part of the cgroup even though lxc-ps doesn't show any. Examine every single process and verify that it's part of the host or another

Re: [Lxc-users] Proposal for an FHS-compliant default guest filesystem location

2010-11-08 Thread Brian K. White
On 11/8/2010 1:14 PM, Michael H. Warfield wrote: On Mon, 2010-11-01 at 08:40 -0500, Serge E. Hallyn wrote: Quoting Walter Stanish (walter.stan...@saffrondigital.com): http://lxc.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=lxc/lxc;a=commitdiff_plain;h=c01d62f21b21ba6c2b8b78ab3c2b37cc8f8fd265 This

Re: [Lxc-users] can't restart container without rebooting entire host, because can't delete cgroups files, tasks is 0

2010-11-08 Thread Brian K. White
On 11/8/2010 1:32 PM, Serge Hallyn wrote: Quoting Brian K. White (br...@aljex.com): But also, since upgrading to kernel 2.6.36 (and already using lxc 0.7.2) I haven't had to delete any cgroups manually anyways. It's probably not my release_agent because I just noticed I didn't have a working

[Lxc-users] 0.7.2 - 0.7.3 changes

2010-11-09 Thread Brian K. White
My containers all work in lxc 0.6.5 and 0.7.2, (with different init script for 0.7.2 since it no longer needs an external watchdog to monitor containers task lists and run level) But, starting with a working 0.7.2 setup, and upping to the current git snapshot just after 0.7.3 with no other

Re: [Lxc-users] On clean shutdown of Ubuntu 10.04 containers

2010-12-06 Thread Brian K. White
containers. # For lxc 0.7.2 which doesn't require an external monitor process to perform # the lxc-stop when a containers init process requests init 0|1|6 . # # 20101108 - Brian K. White - br...@aljex.com # ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: lxc # Required-Start:$ALL # Should-Start

Re: [Lxc-users] On clean reboot of Ubuntu 10.04 containers

2010-12-06 Thread Brian K. White
On 12/6/2010 3:01 AM, Trent W. Buck wrote: Trent W. Buck writes: This post describes my attempts to get clean shutdown of Ubuntu 10.04 containers. The goal here is that a shutdown -h now of the dom0 should not result in a potentially inconsistent domU postgres database, cf. a naive

Re: [Lxc-users] On clean shutdown of Ubuntu 10.04 containers

2010-12-06 Thread Brian K. White
On 12/6/2010 3:34 PM, Michael H. Warfield wrote: On Mon, 2010-12-06 at 12:38 -0500, Brian K. White wrote: On 12/6/2010 2:42 AM, Trent W. Buck wrote: This post describes my attempts to get clean shutdown of Ubuntu 10.04 containers. The goal here is that a shutdown -h now of the dom0 should

Re: [Lxc-users] regular lxc development call?

2010-12-13 Thread Brian K. White
On 12/13/2010 1:03 PM, Stéphane Graber wrote: On Tue, 2010-11-30 at 03:06 +, Serge E. Hallyn wrote: Quoting Daniel Lezcano (daniel.lezc...@free.fr): On 11/29/2010 03:53 PM, Serge E. Hallyn wrote: Hi, at UDS-N we had a session on 'fine-tuning containers'. The focus was things we can do

Re: [Lxc-users] regular lxc development call?

2010-12-13 Thread Brian K. White
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[Lxc-users] multi-homed host

2010-12-14 Thread Brian K. White
Shouldn't I be able to have two different nics on a host, on two different, unrelated, public networks, and have two bridge devices on the host, and some containers on one bridge and some containers on the other bridge, and have all containers be able to talk to their respective internet

Re: [Lxc-users] An application container for apache?

2011-01-20 Thread Brian K. White
On 1/20/2011 10:29 AM, Sergio Daniel Troiano wrote: Andre, I'm using Slackware and i've compiled lxc-7.2 because when i tried to use lxc-7.3 i couldnt mount anything within the container. You have to create a root enviroment , i use /container, here are all shared files and directories

Re: [Lxc-users] release candidate for lxc

2011-02-01 Thread Brian K. White
On 2/1/2011 5:22 AM, Daniel Lezcano wrote: Hi All, The lxc-0.7.4 version will be released very soon. I suppose most of you are using the version 0.7.3, not the dev version. Before releasing this new version, I would like to release a pre-version and that will be very nice if you can check

Re: [Lxc-users] How are pseudorandom MACs selected?

2011-02-02 Thread Brian K. White
On 2/2/2011 6:20 AM, Daniel Lezcano wrote: On 02/02/2011 10:26 AM, Trent W. Buck wrote: For each lxc.network.type = veth, if you DON'T specify an lxc.network.hwaddr, you get one assigned at random (example below). Are these assignments made from a reserved range (a la 169.254/16 in IPv4), or

Re: [Lxc-users] updated lxc template for debian squeeze - with attachedscript ; )

2011-03-11 Thread Brian K. White
On 3/11/2011 10:14 AM, Michael H. Warfield wrote: On Thu, 2011-03-10 at 19:09 +, Walter Stanish wrote: ... I have read up on the OUI documentation and looking at the detail on the site LXC could opt for a 32bit OUI which would cost $600 for one block. The dev guys might want to setup a

Re: [Lxc-users] Control panel

2011-03-11 Thread Brian K. White
On 3/10/2011 9:04 PM, Stuart Johnson wrote: Meaning you think python would be too heavyweight? Certainly as one approaches the embedded end of the spectrum, there's something to be said for avoiding dependencies on large (compared to busybox ash) interpreters. It'd be neat if I could deploy

Re: [Lxc-users] Control panel

2011-03-23 Thread Brian K. White
On 3/16/2011 5:11 AM, Geordy Korte wrote: On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 12:42 PM, Stuart Johnson stu...@stu.org.uk mailto:stu...@stu.org.uk wrote: maybe just define what you want. Gathering ideas could/would inspire someone to implement it. Ideally I want a simple ncurses

Re: [Lxc-users] Cluster Resource Agent

2011-04-06 Thread Brian K. White
On 4/6/2011 4:56 AM, Christoph Mitasch wrote: Hi, I'm wondering if anybody is using LXC in a high availability cluster. I tried to use it in a Pacemaker Cluster together with DRBD. In theory there would be the VirtualDomain Resource Agent supporting libvirt. But since my libvirt experience

Re: [Lxc-users] Container with different architecture like arm on x86 [How-to]

2011-04-06 Thread Brian K. White
On 4/6/2011 3:26 PM, l...@zitta.fr wrote: Hi, I tried to run an arm container under a x86_64 host and it works Little how-to : build a static compiled qemu-arm take qemu sources and build it with : ./configure --static --target-list=arm-linux-user; make

Re: [Lxc-users] Container with different architecture like arm on x86 [How-to]

2011-04-06 Thread Brian K. White
On 4/6/2011 5:30 PM, Justin Cormack wrote: On Wed, 2011-04-06 at 16:45 -0400, Brian K. White wrote: A few questions, The echo command references /usr/local/bin/qemu-arm, but I don't see that anywhere else in the recipe. Is that a x86_64 binary on the host or is that supposed to be a arm

Re: [Lxc-users] opensuse containers

2011-04-07 Thread Brian K. White
On 4/7/2011 4:43 AM, Daniel Lezcano wrote: On 04/06/2011 09:07 PM, Ramez Hanna wrote: i have fixed the fedora script earlier when i needed fedora containers but now i need several opensuse containers, but my knowledge of opensuse isn't that deep did anyone create a lxc-opensuse? Nope, I

Re: [Lxc-users] Container with different architecture like arm on x86 [How-to]

2011-04-07 Thread Brian K. White
On 4/7/2011 5:23 AM, l...@zitta.fr wrote: qemu has 2 modes system and user You described system mode and I used user mode That resolves a lot of the mystery right there. I hadn't realized qemu had such a mode. The other issues are either * obviated by the fact that you're already doing it

Re: [Lxc-users] native (non-NAT) routing?

2011-04-09 Thread Brian K. White
On 4/9/2011 3:00 AM, Ulli Horlacher wrote: On Wed 2011-04-06 (12:31), Daniel Lezcano wrote: root@zoo:/lxc# brctl show bridge name bridge id STP enabled interfaces br0 8000.0050568e0003 no eth0 is your container up when you show the bridge

Re: [Lxc-users] updated lxc template for debian squeeze - with attachedscript ; )

2011-04-24 Thread Brian K. White
. Geordy Korte On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 11:08 PM, Brian K. White br...@aljex.com mailto:br...@aljex.com wrote: On 3/11/2011 10:14 AM, Michael H. Warfield wrote: On Thu, 2011-03-10 at 19:09 +, Walter Stanish wrote: ... I have read up on the OUI documentation and looking

Re: [Lxc-users] Mixing public and private IPs for guests - network configuration?

2011-05-23 Thread Brian K. White
On 5/21/2011 7:48 PM, Benjamin Kiessling wrote: Hi, Indeed this is not a virtualization specific problem. You want your host to operate as a router for the other two IP addresses and, depending on the configuration of OVH, ARP-Proxy the whole stuff. Assuming you want have PUB-IP1 on the

Re: [Lxc-users] Howto detect we are in LXC contener

2011-05-25 Thread Brian K. White
On 5/25/2011 7:51 PM, David Touzeau wrote: Dear all to detect if we are inside an OpenVZ, openvzve,xen machine we can check the presence of : /proc/vz/veinfo /proc/vz/version /proc/sys/xen /sys/bus/xen /proc/xen But i did not find any information inside the LXC contener in order to

Re: [Lxc-users] [lxc-devel] [PATCH] ignore non-lxc configuration line

2011-06-02 Thread Brian K. White
On 6/2/2011 3:41 PM, Daniel Lezcano wrote: On 06/02/2011 07:03 PM, Michael H. Warfield wrote: On Wed, 2011-06-01 at 20:10 -0400, Michael H. Warfield wrote: On Fri, 2011-05-13 at 22:32 +0200, Daniel Lezcano wrote: From: Daniel Lezcanodaniel.lezc...@free.fr We ignore the line of in the

[Lxc-users] can't remove cgroup

2011-06-16 Thread Brian K. White
I thought we killed this problem? nj12:~ # lxc-start -n vps001 -f /etc/lxc/vps001/config lxc-start: Device or resource busy - failed to remove previous cgroup '/sys/fs/cgroup/vps001' lxc-start: failed to spawn 'vps001' lxc-start: Device or resource busy - failed to remove cgroup

Re: [Lxc-users] can't remove cgroup

2011-06-16 Thread Brian K. White
On 6/16/2011 3:26 PM, Serge Hallyn wrote: Quoting Brian K. White (br...@aljex.com): I thought we killed this problem? ... nj12:~ # rm -rf /sys/fs/cgroup/vps001 rmdir Did that too. no joy. In fact I did both the main directory and several runs of find|xargs to delete files and directories

Re: [Lxc-users] can't remove cgroup

2011-06-17 Thread Brian K. White
On 6/17/2011 12:06 PM, Serge Hallyn wrote: Quoting Brian K. White (br...@aljex.com): On 6/16/2011 3:26 PM, Serge Hallyn wrote: Quoting Brian K. White (br...@aljex.com): I thought we killed this problem? ... nj12:~ # rm -rf /sys/fs/cgroup/vps001 rmdir Did that too. no joy. In fact I

Re: [Lxc-users] stopping a container

2011-09-06 Thread Brian K. White
On 9/5/2011 12:34 PM, Michael H. Warfield wrote: On Mon, 2011-09-05 at 09:24 +0200, Papp Tamas wrote: On 09/05/2011 08:38 AM, Jäkel, Guido wrote: What is the right way to stop a container? Dear Papp, Like with the thread paradigm in computing langugages, the right way is that the thread

Re: [Lxc-users] New LXC Creation Script: lxc-ubuntu-x

2011-10-06 Thread Brian K. White
Ideally, for the stated purpose, we need something not named ubuntu. I already have the same sort of wiki page on opensuse.org since a year ago but that's of course highly opensuse specific, which is exactly the problem a central wiki proposes to avoid. Meanwhile I'm getting less and less in

Re: [Lxc-users] Fwd: RE: Price Request For lxc.org

2011-10-11 Thread Brian K. White
...@simkowiak.net On 10/11/2011 06:08 AM, Brian K. White wrote: That's a pretty substantial reduction. Add it to the possible wish list along with the MAC address prefix. Sadly I never finished the research to get that. The $600 is easy, the time to figure out what you're supposed to do

Re: [Lxc-users] shutting down CentOS6 container

2011-10-18 Thread Brian K. White
On 10/17/2011 5:01 PM, Papp Tamas wrote: On 10/17/2011 10:54 PM, Derek Simkowiak wrote: /I tried the python script, it just works fine./ Q1: How does the kill -INT init method affect running processes, especially MySQL and other databases that may need to shutdown gracefully to avoid data

Re: [Lxc-users] cannot start any more any container?!

2011-10-19 Thread Brian K. White
On 10/19/2011 1:24 PM, Ulli Horlacher wrote: Besides my problem with cannot stop/kill lxc-start (see other mail), I have now an even more severe problem: I cannot start ANY container anymore! I am sure I have overlooked something, but I cannot see what. I am really desperate now, because this

Re: [Lxc-users] How to start the network services so as to get the IP address using lxc-execute???

2011-12-08 Thread Brian K. White
This isn't meant as an insult but you seem to be trying to do things backwards and expecting, worse, demanding, a low level tool to contain high level features that really should be provided by your own scripting, or by other tools that already exist for that purpose. If you want to assign

Re: [Lxc-users] failed to rename cgroup ?

2012-03-07 Thread Brian K. White
Are you running vsftpd inside the container? If so, make sure it has these two lines in /etc/vsftpd.conf (in the container not the host) # LXC compatibility # http://www.mail-archive.com/lxc-users@lists.sourceforge.net/msg01110.html isolate=NO isolate_network=NO Do the same for all containers.

Re: [Lxc-users] container shutdown

2012-03-19 Thread Brian K. White
On 3/19/2012 9:25 AM, Serge Hallyn wrote: Quoting Daniel Lezcano (daniel.lezc...@free.fr): On 03/19/2012 03:50 AM, Serge Hallyn wrote: Quoting Daniel Lezcano (daniel.lezc...@free.fr): On 03/19/2012 12:00 AM, Serge Hallyn wrote: Hi, Thanks to Jäkel's and Fajar's great ideas, we can now