[PVE-User] lxc container can't start on a newly added cluster node

Marco M. Gabriel marcomgabriel at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 12:48:33 CET 2019


the /etc/fstab is there, but it is quite empty:

cat fstab
# UNCONFIGURED FSTAB FOR BASE SYSTEM

thanks,
Marco


Am Fr., 11. Jan. 2019 um 12:44 Uhr schrieb Stoiko Ivanov <
s.ivanov at proxmox.com>:

> Hi,
>
> just a guess - does the container have an `/etc/fstab` inside?
> and does the `/etc/fstab` contain an entry for `/dev/pts`?
>
> If yes - I guess the container would start on PVE 5.3 when you remove
> the line (or the complete `/etc/fstab`). This might result in it not
> starting on PVE 4.x.
>
> Could you test this?
>
> Best regards,
> stoiko
>
>
>
> On Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:18:09 +0100
> "Marco M. Gabriel" <marcomgabriel at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi there,
> >
> > we recently added a 4th proxmox node to our 3-node proxmox cluster.
> > When trying to migrate or start an lxc container to the new node, it
> > doesn't start because it can't mount /dev/pts/x to /dev/console. I
> > can move the lxc container to each of the 3 old nodes and start it
> > there, but it refuses to start on the new node.
> >
> > Nodes 1 to 3 were installed with Version 4.4 and upgraded until the
> > current 5.3-6/37b3c8df (running kernel: 4.15.18-9-pve)
> > Node 4 was installed a few days ago, but is on exactly the same
> > version now.
> >
> > The lxc container is an ubuntu 16.04 based container from the proxmox
> > repository and was installed about a month ago.
> >
> > Trace log of lxc-start (shortened):
> >
> > lxc-start 116 20190111094747.940 INFO     conf -
> > conf.c:lxc_fill_autodev:1220 - Populating "/dev"
> > lxc-start 116 20190111094747.940 DEBUG    conf -
> > conf.c:lxc_fill_autodev:1235 - Created device node "/dev/full"
> > lxc-start 116 20190111094747.940 DEBUG    conf -
> > conf.c:lxc_fill_autodev:1235 - Created device node "/dev/null"
> > lxc-start 116 20190111094747.940 DEBUG    conf -
> > conf.c:lxc_fill_autodev:1235 - Created device node "/dev/random"
> > lxc-start 116 20190111094747.940 DEBUG    conf -
> > conf.c:lxc_fill_autodev:1235 - Created device node "/dev/tty"
> > lxc-start 116 20190111094747.940 DEBUG    conf -
> > conf.c:lxc_fill_autodev:1235 - Created device node "/dev/urandom"
> > lxc-start 116 20190111094747.940 DEBUG    conf -
> > conf.c:lxc_fill_autodev:1235 - Created device node "/dev/zero"
> > lxc-start 116 20190111094747.940 INFO     conf -
> > conf.c:lxc_fill_autodev:1297 - Populated "/dev"
> > lxc-start 116 20190111094747.940 ERROR    utils -
> > utils.c:safe_mount:1791 - No such file or directory - Failed to
> > mount /dev/pts/3 onto /dev/console lxc-start 116 20190111094747.940
> > ERROR    conf - conf.c:lxc_setup_dev_console:1765 - Failed to mount
> > "/dev/pts/3" on "/dev/console"
> > lxc-start 116 20190111094747.940 ERROR    conf -
> > conf.c:lxc_setup:3656 - Failed to setup console
> > lxc-start 116 20190111094747.940 ERROR    start -
> > start.c:do_start:1246 - Failed to setup container "116"
> >
> > Any hints how to fix this or what happens here?
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Marco
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