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From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Wed 17 Aug 2005 - 00:09:57 BST

On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 01:02:49AM +0200, Enrico Scholz wrote:
> raanders_at_acm.org ("Roderick A. Anderson") writes:
> > I've followed the instructions for FC3 --
> > http://linux-vserver.org/FedoraCore3_HowTo --
> Version number of util-vserver (0.30.205) is a little bit low in this
> HowTo; there should be native support for fc3 in recent versions (see
> point 8).

is there a 0.30.209 release planned soon?

> > only deviating where versions are different and with the addition of
> > getting a known good .config ( from the OpenVPS site ) to build the
> > vserver kernel.
> >
> > When I get to building a new guest I keep getting the error about
> > not finding glibc ( this using the '-m apt-rpm' switch ).
> This is probably caused by an outdated sources.list in
> /etc/vservers/.distributions/fc3/apt/sources.list so that the apt
> repository can not be found. It is possible also that the repository
> is incomplete or inconsistent.
> Maintaining all these metainformation about the distributions (apt
> + yum repositories) becomes hard and I am not sure what I will do
> regarding them. Perhaps, they will be outsourced into a separate
> package which can be updated more often.

sounds reasonable, maybe just put it somewhere with a
link on the wiki (and maybe some pgp signatures)
guess folks are willing to update them more often ...

> > After reading _much_ more I've found the vserver-build.yum script
> > and am attempting to build a guest as I type. This just completed
> > but I got lots of warnings about an insecure yum.
> Building the vserver will succeed but it will not be possible to use
> an unmodified 'vyum' with a running vserver. Unfortunately, 'yum' does
> not provide enough options to workaround this without patches :(

maybe somebody feels like providing a 'generic' yum
package with the fixes?

> > With a solution of applying some patches and rebuilding or pestering
> > the author to do it.
> >
> > Now when I try vserver-stat I get a warning about procfs-security.
> > Using the link and following through I get the impression this
> > should not be happening with with the 2.6 kernel and vs2.0.
> 'vprocunhide' (or executing vc_set_iattr(2) manully) *is* required.
> The reference rpm (which is mentioned in the howto above also)
> should register this script so it gets executed at the next boot
> automatically.

JFYI: it seems to fail to register on debian (for 0.30.208)

> > Sorted that out with vprocunhide but now getting an error about
> > /etc/rc.d/rc and level 3 ...
> >
> > The "fix" -- to append true to the end of the file didn't work.
> The exact message (above the general hints) would be interesting.
> Enrico

thanks for your work,

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