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

Pongracz Istvan pongracz.istvan at
Thu Jul 31 06:11:46 EDT 2008


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.

So, be careful :)


2008. 07. 30, szerda keltezéssel 22.16-kor Pongracz Istvan ezt írta:
> 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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