From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Thu 31 Mar 2005 - 03:34:01 BST
On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 11:53:53AM +0100, Gaz Wilson wrote:
> On a slightly separate note, can someone answer me the following
> queries/oddities I am experiencing.
> I have /etc/vserver.conf (and /usr/local/etc/vserver.conf) -
> both of these files specify the VS root dir as being /local/vservers,
> yet when I user vserver build, it insists on trying to put the new
> server inside /vservers. It seems to ignore the config file entirely,
> why is this?
well, the fact that you have two of them, one in /etc
and another one in /usr/local/etc suggests that you
did somehow manage to install the tools twice ...
> Even when I "fool" the system by symlinking /vservers to /local/vservers,
> when I create the vserver, the build process seems to install data into
> /local/vservers/<server> but ALSO
> /usr/local/etc/vservers/.defaults/vdirbase/<server> - and it is this
> second location which the build process tries to chroot - is this second
> location just a copy of the "proper" location used only when setting
> up the vserver? I ask because it is exactly the same size as the copy
> in /local/vservers - and of course my /usr partition doesn't have
> anywhere near the disk capacity of /local, so this duplication concerns
you should not do that, the pathes are somewhat fixed
at compile time (see ./configure --help), so please
configure them there properly, try to get rid of _all_
installed versions and reinstall the tools from the
properly configured build ...
> Again, sorry for basic questions to list, these are only "issues" I am
> discovering since going to a hand-built 2.6 kernel and development
> version of vservers ;-)
> On that question, roughly how close are we to having a "stable" release for
> 2.6 kernels suitable for production environments (which is ultimately
> where I intend to run these vservers!!)
well, depends how you define stable ... kernel folks
call the 2.6.x.y releases stable ... the linux-vserver
patches/kernel is probably at least as stable than the
> Many thanks all
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