SOLVED: Re: [Users] How to kill dead container (init is dead)
kir at openvz.org
Sun Aug 3 15:46:22 EDT 2008
Pongracz Istvan wrote:
> Andrey helped me a lot about this issue and it seems, it was a human
> I cancelled a backup process and this container left in suspended state.
> I used the vzdump script to make backups and I cancelled it while it
> started to create an rsync.
I think that vzdump can be guarded with traps to restore container state
in case backup is interrupted. In bash there's a 'trap' command which
> So, be careful :)
> 2008. 07. 30, szerda keltezéssel 22.16-kor Pongracz Istvan ezt írta:
>> I use openvz kernel 2.6.18-028stab051 for long months on my gentoo
>> The uptime now is 105 days.
>> It seems, one of my containers completely dead:
>> all processes are dead, including the init process.
>> I tried to kill them by issuing kill -9, but it is not working.
>> vzctl also cannot stop the container.
>> I tried to send other signal to these processes and the cron started.
>> The only process, which is run, but not really useful:
>> it is eating cpu.
>> The last message to the system log happened before the daily vzdump
>> Since then, there is nothing in the syslog of the container.
>> So, my 1st priority question, is there any other trick to restart a
>> container or I have to reboot?
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