Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2009 16:05:07 +0400 From: croco@...nwall.com To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: can't create users under openvz container On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 02:59:46AM +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 11:53:41PM +0400, croco@...nwall.com wrote: > > > open("/etc/tcb/crocodil/shadow.lock", > > O_WRONLY|O_CREAT|O_NOCTTY|O_NONBLOCK|O_NOFOLLOW, 0600) = -1 EACCES > > (Permission denied) > > This is typically caused by improper permissions on "/" (the fs root > directory), which in turn may have been caused by "/" or "." missing > from your OpenVZ template. "chmod 755 /" run from within the container > should fix this for the container. Adding "." with mode 755 to the > template tarball should fix it for other containers created from the > template (as far as I recall). Exactly this. Dmitry (ldv) was the first to mention this to me, so I checked it and saw this is really the case. See my reply to Dmitry for the path to the new wiki page I've just created :-) > This is unrelated to the problem at hand, but the above is an outdated > kernel version. I understand that you picked a pre-built OpenVZ kernel, > but they have newer versions pre-built as well - in fact, they do it for > each new version they release on the "rhel5" branch. The current stable > "rhel5" branch version is: > > http://wiki.openvz.org/Download/kernel/rhel5/028stab064.7 Actually this was the first one I tried. On my machine it was hanging on the message "BIOS check successful". I'm not sure whether it is a buggy kernel or buggy machine -- either way, the version I finally piked (see below) just works. Anyway, I'd prefer to see the Openwall own version of OpenVZ kernel published somewhere... hmmm... yes, I'm a very boring person. Thanks! -- Croco -- To unsubscribe, e-mail owl-users-unsubscribe@...ts.openwall.com and reply to the automated confirmation request that will be sent to you.
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