[lxc-users] Unable to Start Unprivileged Containers on Debian / Jessie

Serge Hallyn serge.hallyn at ubuntu.com
Mon Sep 22 15:34:06 UTC 2014

Quoting Naoki Kawakami (dolenin at parallels.com):
> Hi Chris,
> Insure your plato user indeed has write access to the cgroups
> created by prep.sh and that the bash PID which would run lxc-start
> is indeed in the tasks file of each created cgroup.
> I remember having to edit this script because it did not work for me
> as is (though I am not on debian-based OS).

Indeed it looks like that's the problem.

If you are running systemd, logind should be creating your cgroups
(and placing you in them) for you.  If not, then you can install
systemd-shim and cgmanager, which should do it for you.


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