Re: [vserver] SOT: Gentoo guest doesnt start after update / ERROR: sshd needs service(s) net

From: Oliver Welter <>
Date: Mon 28 Jan 2013 - 08:22:36 GMT
Message-ID: <>

Hi Tor

On 27.01.2013 14:32, Tor Rune Skoglund wrote:
> Den 27. jan. 2013 14:35, skrev Oliver Welter:
>> I know that this is kind of offtopic, but I hope to get some gentoo
>> related people here to solve the problem ;)
>> I upgraded my vserver guests, new udev, etc and now I am lost as the
>> network related services are not starting with:
>> * ERROR: sshd needs service(s) net
>> The network itself is running fine but the gentoo rc-system is missing
>> the internal depenency flag which is usually pulled in by the network
>> interfaces init script.
>> Anybody can point me to the right direction?
> I had the same problem recently. It seems to have to do with the fact
> that there was a discussion among gentoo developers on what should
> actually "provide" the net service. Apparently, net.lo is not enough
> anylonger, or whatever. I don't know the details.
> Addingrc_provide="net" to /etc/rc.conf does at least help, I don't know
> if that is the "correct" solution, but as net usually is present in any
> case without having to start /etc/init.d/net.ethX in a container, I
> think it should be OK.

Thanks, that perfectly works!


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