From: Liam Helmer (linuxlists_at_thevenue.org)
Date: Fri 08 Oct 2004 - 02:08:35 BST
It's funny... I'd sent that a week ago, and it didn't show up on the
list, but I managed to answer my own question anyways. Ah, the
reliability of email ;)
On Thu, 2004-10-07 at 18:25 +0200, Björn Steinbrink wrote:
> On Fri, 01 Oct 2004 02:00:27 -0700
> Liam Helmer <linuxlists_at_thevenue.org> wrote:
> > I thought I was going crazy... but, I've found I can trivially
> > reproduce this bug. It's to do with chbind and the new 2.6.x kernels.
> > The bug applies, for certain, to:
> > VS 1.9.2/126.96.36.199
> > with vserver-utils 0.30.190, 0.29.214, or 0.29
> > It definitely does not occur in vserver 1.2.7 with utils 0.2.9.
> > to reproduce this, run:
> > in any vserver:
> > sudo
> > on the main server:
> > chbind sudo
> > Basically, what happens is that sudo aborts with no error message
> > other than "Aborted". I've attached an strace if anyone's interested
> > (and, presuming it's allowed on the mailing list). I'm more curious
> > than anything else, as there's workarounds for this (such as ssh with
> > keys, etc), but sudo can be convenient sometimes.
> This happens only if you have a IPv6 address on an interface not visible
> within the vserver, because of a bad assumption of some netlink code in
> the glibc. This is fixed in recent versions of linux-vserver by hiding
> the IPv6 stuff. If you don't want to upgrade you can simply remove the
> IPv6 addresses from the interfaces not visible in the vserver (most of
> the time this means lo).
> Vserver mailing list
-- Liam Helmer <linuxlists_at_thevenue.org>
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