Re: [vserver] Prevent namespace cleanup

From: Oliver Welter <>
Date: Sun 15 Mar 2009 - 20:21:35 GMT
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Hi Herbert,

Herbert Poetzl schrieb:
> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 12:27:34PM +0100, Oliver Welter wrote:
> Hi All,
> It seems that I am misunderstanding the namespace cleanup thing...
> I use unionfs (aufs) for my guests rootfs - a basic root stub and a
> physical data partion are assemlbed in a script in prepre-start and
> mounted to the actual guests root.
> In parallel, I have a script in post-start that mounts the physical
> device to a backup mountpoint /mnt/backup/<server>.
> I now try to use "namespace-cleanup-skip" settings, to prevent this
> backup mountpoint to disapear from the root context but I am
> unsuccessful.
>> what do you mean by 'root context'?

Sorry, I guess I should say namespace - the system state I see from the
host system.

> I tried putting the parent /mnt/backup as well as the directr path
> /mnt/backup/www1 into either the gloabl as also the guests own
> settings file - but it wont work.
>> what are you trying to achieve?

I want to have the Device containing the data mounted on a mountpoint
visible from the host system to run a backup via the host.


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