[Users] Re: Capturing the PID of every VE during startup / shutdown.

Daniel Pittman daniel at rimspace.net
Mon May 17 03:37:30 EDT 2010

Aleksandar Ivanisevic <aleksandar at ivanisevic.de> writes:
> Daniel Pittman <daniel at rimspace.net> writes:
>> So ... is there any sensibly way I could implement this without needing a
>> private patch, other than to scan the process table after starting the
>> container and rebuilding that mapping?
> What is so wrong with that approach, especially since ovz itself uses that
> same technique, see i.e. /etc/cron.d/vz (or /etc/vz/cron/vz)?

Other tools have their own shortfalls, and strongly prefer to have a PID file
on disk; to some degree, having that existing rather than spending time
walking tho process table is appealing.

Overall, though, it isn't so bad. :)


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