Re: [vserver] secure-mount, operation not permitted at start

From: Rik Bobbaers <>
Date: Fri 15 Jan 2010 - 08:57:42 GMT
Message-ID: <>

can you put your kernel config somewhere online or mail it ?


Rik Bobbaers

linux/unix/system/network/security/hardware/DR admin
"If a man speaks his mind in a forest, and there's no woman to hear it ...
is he still wrong?"

> Hi there !
> I'm new to VServer.
> I followed both and
> to create a vserver Guest which would run a already crafted Gentoo
> filesystem (packed in a tgz).
> Building worked, but I can't start, I got this by doing "vserver myguest
> start" :
> secure-mount: mount(): Operation not permitted
> /etc/vservers/myguest/fstab:1:1: failed to mount fstab-entry
> I've got this at the very beginning, 5 times (varying on fstab:x:y: bit),
> then I've got something about "chbind" crashing, and finally "Failed to
> start vserver 'myguest'".
> I have absolutely no idea about what to do, and any help would be very
> appreciated.
> I run a linux kernel with grsec 2.1.14, vs, and
> util-vserver 0.30.215, from a Gentoo box.
> Kernel is a vanilla kernel patched with grsec+vserver experimental patch
> from VServer website, util-vserver is got from Gentoo portage repo.
> Thanks in advance.
> --
> Pierre.
> "Sometimes when I'm talking, my words can't keep up with my thoughts. I
> wonder why we think faster than we speak. Probably so we can think twice."
> -
> Bill Watterson
Received on Fri Jan 15 08:58:10 2010

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