From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Sun 19 Dec 2004 - 15:50:20 GMT
On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 04:06:36PM +0100, Baltasar Cevc wrote:
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> I want to start using vserver on a server machine (it stands far from
> here, and I have root, but no terminal access).
> Testing the software on my local test machine, everything went smooth
> apart from some small issues just at the beginning of my test.
> So I compiled a vserver kernel for the server, too, copied it to /boot,
> added a lilo entry and ran "lilo -R vserver" to test it first (as it is
> more complicated to have the machine restarted with a specific image, I
> didn't change the default).
> Everything came up and worked all right.
> However, after changing the lilo default image, the server did not come
> up again. It only worked when I instructed the hoster to select the
> "old"/plain kernel image.
> This error is reproducable - having the non-vserver image as default,
> the server does boot with both kernels (uname -r told me that I worked
> using the vserver kernel).
> Changing the default to the vserver image, the computer only starts
> when manually choosing the plain kernel.
> Does anybody have a hint what I'm doing wrong or where I could start
would be interesting to know _what_ the kernel
complains about, when you try to start it
(for example have the remote hands note down the
message for you)
> Thank you a lot, greetings from Regensburg, Germany
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