[PVE-User] shutdown -r in VZ guests != reboot

mykel at mWare.ca mykel at mWare.ca
Sat Jan 16 17:32:55 CET 2010

On 2010-01-16 11:25, Dietmar Maurer wrote:
>> When I do a shutdown -r in an OpenVZ guest, it goes down nicely, but
>> the
>> management system leaves it 'mounted' without it starting up again.
>> This
>> is no issue with KVM guests, but requires VZ guests request an
>> administrator to do their reboots for them... is this supposed to be
>> the
>> case? Is there a workaround or some other option?
>> I did some quick searches around the Wiki but didn't see any references
>> to this.
> You just need to wait a few minutes (<5). There is a cron job which restarts the VMs.
Is that only if 'Start On Boot' is checked? Because in 8+ hours, it 
didn't start - but I don't have it set to start on boot...

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