Re: [Vserver] debootstrap problems

From: J.Paechnatz <>
Date: Mon 23 Jan 2006 - 12:36:14 GMT
Message-ID: <>

Herbert Poetzl schrieb:

>> in both cases:
>> debootstrap.log shows some /dev/null permission denied entries.
> that happens on the host? or within a guest?
> (from your email I assume it is really the host)

it happens on the host.

>> breezy:
>> W: Failure while configuring base packages. This will be attempted 5
>> at least "I:Base system installed successfully." but it does NOT work.
> do you try this as user? or as root? you might
> miss the required permissions to create device nodes ...

debootstrap is not allowed as non-root tried it as root.

> maybe you should try to create the guests with
> the vserver tools (which also use debootstrap)?

I tried the debian vserver tools and the "native" vserver tools, like
vserver build...and I tracked down the problems to debootstrap...because
same errors appeared in vserver build...

cu joh.

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