Re: [vserver] Running Plex media server on Ubuntu guest

From: Herbert Poetzl <>
Date: Sat 02 Mar 2013 - 17:38:04 GMT
Message-ID: <>

On Sat, Mar 02, 2013 at 10:09:02AM -0700, David Vanfleet wrote:
> Hi Everyone,

> I'm trying to run the Plex Media server (see
> from a vserver guest and I'm having problems. It installed
> without errors and when I start it with the command "service
> plexmediaserver start" the prompt returns without errors but
> the process does not start.

you might want to use bash -x or strace -fF to
investigate the service startup and possible
differences to a real machine.

also checking the logs (inside the guest)
would be a good start.

> I'm running Vserver on Debian 6 and the guest is running Ubuntu
> (lucid). Has anyone ever gotten Plex to run in a guest before.
> If someone could point me in the right direction I would
> appreciate it.

does this work on an ubuntu lucid machine?
is upstart running inside the guest?


> Thanks,
> David
Received on Sat Mar 2 17:38:13 2013

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