Re: [vserver] /usr/sbin/chbind: line 135: 7645 Segmentation fault

From: Jarry <>
Date: Mon 18 May 2009 - 15:54:30 BST
Message-ID: <>

Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 07:27:36PM +0200, Jarry wrote:
>> I have a gentoo-guest with just a basic install, the only extra
>> service installed is bind. Mostly it starts and works without any
>> problem, but there is about 10% chance that starting this guest
>> fails with following messages:
>> ----------------------------------
>> vserver vs4-dns start
>> /usr/sbin/chbind: line 135: 7645 Segmentation fault
>> "${create_cmd[@]}" "${chain_cmd[@]}" -- "$@"
>> An error occured while executing the vserver startup sequence; when
>> there are no other messages, it is very likely that the init-script
>> (env TERM=xterm /lib/rc/sh/ default) failed.
>> Common causes are:
>> * /etc/rc.d/rc on Fedora Core 1 and RH9 fails always; the 'apt-rpm' build
>> method knows how to deal with this, but on existing installations,
>> appending 'true' to this file will help.
>> Failed to start vserver 'vs4-dns'
>> -----------------------------------
>> I did not find any regularity in this. Mostly it works, but in some
>> rare ocasions simply does not. And apart from that, I noticed one
>> strange message while stopping this guest which might be related to
>> the above mentioned error:
>> -----------------------------------
>> vserver vs4-dns stop
>> Device and target are missing; try '--help' for more information
>> -----------------------------------
>> What could be reason for that "device and target missing"?
>> And even more important: why do I get random segmentation faults?
> did you try with a recent kernel and util-vserver snapshot?

I have the last stable vserver-kernel (2.6.22 + and
util-vserver (0.30.215). I do not want to play with exp/dev
releases as this should be a stable server. Though it looks so,
it is not so stable as I'd expect. I still get seg-faults... :-(

Received on Mon May 18 15:55:50 2009

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