Re: [Vserver] bug when starting without daemons

From: Daniel Hokka Zakrisson <>
Date: Wed 29 Mar 2006 - 17:53:15 BST
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Oliver Welter wrote:
> Hi Boris,
> this is more or less expected behaviour...
> vServer does not really run an own "linux" inside the compartments but
> only does process separation.
> What init-type are you running - I guess that if you use fakeinit, at
> least the init-process will reside in the namespace.
> To circumvent the problem I wrote a litte helper that simply sleeps
> infinitely inside the server.

With recent patches, i.e. 2.0.2-rc11+ or 2.1.0+, you can also set the
persistent flag to keep the context around even after all processes die.
For util-vserver, this means adding ^38 to the flags file.

Daniel Hokka Zakrisson
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