Re: [Vserver] Re: [PATCH] race condition in procfs

From: Grzegorz Nosek <>
Date: Tue 29 Nov 2005 - 14:59:39 GMT
Message-ID: <>

> As I said earlier in this thread, I would like to be of assistance in
> tracking this down.

Can you set up another box as a netconsole receiver? Just have syslog
listening on some udp port and configure netconsole on your vserver
box accordingly (say modinfo netconsole for a brief help)

> I am not that familiar with debugging this stuff, but have a box at home
> (that has apparently just crashed as I cannot reach it atm.) on which I
> can reproduce the hang quite easily ( tar -C /opt/data/templates/ -xf
> TEMPLATE.tgz | tar -C /vservers/ -xf - ;# crashes my box
> time..and..time..again). So if anyone can give me a bit more debugging
> clue, I am willing to spend some time in tracking this down.
> The machine itself is an abit bp6 dual celeron running gentoo linux and
> the gentoo vserver kernel from a month orso ago, which is vs2.1.0pre5
> afaik - all prior functions crashed at the same rate as well.

I'm experimenting with vservers flags now with a gut feeling that
fakeinit might be to blame (it's messing with pids slightly, after
all). We'll see.
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