[Lxc-users] Can not start containers using latest tools from the git

Daniel Lezcano dlezcano at fr.ibm.com
Thu Jan 21 15:38:57 UTC 2010

John Drescher wrote:
>> I think the problem is coming from the /dev/shm tmpfs directory is
>> overwritten by the next udev tmpfs mount.
>> So the lxc code finds, in /proc/mounts, the /dev/shm mount point and tries
>> to unmount it, but this one is not visible yet because /dev has to be
>> unmounted before.
>> This is something to be fixed before the 0.6.5 release.
>> But I think the /dev/shm mount point is useless and IMO you can comment it
>> from your /fstab and check if the container starts.
> The container did not start without /dev/shm either.
> Actually I did not have /dev/shm mounted or in my /etc/fstab until
> Michael Warfield suggested he had a similar problem caused when
> /dev/shm was mounted so I tried to see if toggling between mounted and
> not mounted caused it to work at least 1 time.
> I have not had this issue with 0.6.4 or 0.6.3 in the few hours (6 to
> 12) I have tested each.

Do you mind to test the patch in attachment ?

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