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From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Fri 27 Jun 2003 - 16:53:02 BST

On Fri, Jun 27, 2003 at 05:17:11PM +0200, Joshua Moore wrote:
> I'm having odd problems:
> I've been running a sarge/2.4.19 box for some time. Recently, I
> installed a ctx17-patched 2.4.20 kernel, rebooted, and installed two
> vservers with newvserver, both woody. For several days they worked well.
> I got ssh out but not in. I was having working on the addressing
> problems, because I'm within a large organization with very specialized
> networks. (Theory 1)

hmm, must be a very special network that
ssh-ing in will not work *medidating*

> Today, I came to work with the attempt of setting up X in a vserver,
> typed in "vserver v2 enter", the line "ipv4root is now 172..." is
> printed then everything hangs. Well, almost everything. No xterms

xterms on the physical machine? so you
mean vserver enter locked your machine?

> worked. My WindowsMaker continued to function, but any attempt to get to
> a terminal failed. Even the other consoles with Ctrl-Alt-F[1-6].
> I rebooted several times and repeated the problem.

very interesting, try from the text console ...

> Here is what I've found out:
> ----------------------------
> * starting a console with a local user works fine. Su-ing to a networked
> user fails.

what the hell is a networked user?

> * on start up, the init.d script CAN start the vserver fine (normal
> output "security context is ..."), but if I set the vserver to not boot
> on startup and then try to start it myself, the system hangs again after

as networked??? user or as local user?
if former, I would guess this is related to the
unknown thingy above ...

> "ipv4root now...".
> * "vserver-stat" shows the running vserver; "mount" shows the mounted
> "proc" and "dev" directories.
> * deleting the vserver and re-installing with "newvserver" changes nothing.
> Any other theories?

yes, plenty of, but I guess some additional
clarifications would help a lot, narrowing it
down ...


> Many thanks,
> Josh Moore
> DKFZ German Cancer Research Center
> Heidelberg, Germany

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