Re: [vserver] Problems Building Guests

From: Ted Barnes <>
Date: Wed 12 Mar 2014 - 12:32:04 GMT
Message-ID: <>

Thanks Ben....yes, I think there's something funny going on with my
network, but I added a couple of dns statements to resolv.conf pointing
at Google and that seemed to help.

Thanks Corey too - Q: the reason I'm using Ben's mirror's on the guests
as well is that I want them to be running wheezy with mate desktops (I'm
trying to avoid compiling my own kernels) and have found this approach
"works" - would you suggest something else?

On 03/11/14 10:50, Ben Green wrote:
> Quoting Corey Wright <>:
>>> I have the line "deb / wheezy main" in my
>>> /etc/apt/sources.list.
> That's a problem line, there's an extract space in there, should be:
> deb wheezy main
> But that could be a typo of yours. I think the problem lies with the
> /etc/resolv.conf your guests inherit, or some other aspect of DNS.
> To build a guest in Debian with debootstrap it needs to be able to
> access the internet at some point, and they inherit some files from
> the host to help them do that. This means two main things:
> * the /etc/resolv.conf you have on your host must, when put inside a
> guest will work
> * the guest must be created with a network config that's going to
> allow it internet access.
> Cheers,
> Ben
Received on Wed Mar 12 12:32:13 2014

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