[Users] How to kill dead container (init is dead)

Andrey Mirkin major at openvz.org
Wed Jul 30 21:03:15 EDT 2008


Can you please post here 'ps axf' from your system.
Also please provide what steps were performed before container get stuck in 
such a state.


On Thursday 31 July 2008 00:16 Pongracz Istvan wrote:
> Hi,
> I use openvz kernel 2.6.18-028stab051 for long months on my gentoo
> system.
> 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
> started.
> 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?
> Cheers,
> István

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