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From: Herbert P÷tzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Wed 27 Aug 2003 - 13:10:25 BST


On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 02:04:23PM +0200, desman_at_gmx.de wrote:
> hi,
>
> my knowledge of the possibilities of init is really poor.
>
> I didn`t expect that there is a minit =)

the minit package was proposed/ported to vserver
by Enrico Scholz, have a look at the mailing list
archives ...

> But somehow it should run :/
>
> I will try to get it run with another init, what ever it will be ;)

I guess the main problem is, that init expects
something (a setting, an environment, a device ...)
which isn't there ... you could do an strace on
the init and 'guess' which result/argument does that ...

best,
Herbert

> Greetings
> Oliver
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Herbert P÷tzl [mailto:herbert_at_13thfloor.at]
> Sent: Mittwoch, 27. August 2003 13:55
> To: desman_at_gmx.de
> Cc: vserver_at_solucorp.qc.ca
> Subject: Re: [vserver] How to get suse 8.2 to work ?
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 12:09:37PM +0200, desman_at_gmx.de wrote:
> > hi,
> >
> > in /usr/sbin/vserver
> >
> > nothing of the followed words can be found:
> >
> > ipv4root
> > Host name
> > security context
> > Kernel do not support chrootsafe(), using chroot()
> > Usage: init 0123456SsQqAaBbCcUu
> >
> >
> > I ran out of ideas, as it seems to me i have to read and understand the
> > whole vserver script to
> > get an idea why he tells me "Usage: init 0123456SsQqAaBbCcUu"
>
> this is probably because your init gets a wrong argument
> (one that is not in [0123456SsQqAaBbCcUu])
>
> the next question should be, why does init require an
> argument? and I guess this can be answered with: because
> in this case init is a multicall binary, which, depending
> on the situation, acts as init process or as command line
> utility to message such an init process ...
>
> I would suggest you simply try for example the minit
> or any other lightweight init instead ...
>
> > In the vserver script by default init3 is started, normaly the right one.
> >
> > I can`t try vserver 0.22 because it doensn`t work with ctx17a
>
> yes but you could patch ctx17 and try 0.22 then, but I guess
> it will fail too ... nevertheless it would be interesting
> to know ...
>
> best,
> Herbert
>
> > Greetings
> >
> > Oliver
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mike Fischer [mailto:mike.fischer_at_ipsi.fraunhofer.de]
> > Sent: Mittwoch, 27. August 2003 11:44
> > To: vserver_at_solucorp.qc.ca
> > Subject: Re: [vserver] How to get suse 8.2 to work ?
> >
> >
> > desman_at_gmx.de wrote:
> >
> > > hi,
> > >
> > > i already took S_FLAGS="lock nproc sched fakeinit" into my config
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > vserver1:/etc/vservers# vserver suse82 start
> > > Starting the virtual server suse82
> > > Server suse82 is not running
> > > ipv4root is now 81.2.157.135
> > > Host name is now twice
> > > New security context is 30
> > > Kernel do not support chrootsafe(), using chroot()
> > > Usage: init 0123456SsQqAaBbCcUu
> >
> > This last line is most probably what's going wrong.
> >
> > Look thorugh your vserver script to see what is being called at that
> point.
> >
> > I have the stuff running under SuSE 8.2 with the 2.4.20 Kernel but with
> > the 22 tools, so I can only tell you that it works but not which line
> > your problem is :(
> >
> > HTH,
> > Mike
> >
> >
>
>


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