[libvirt] [GIT PULL] namespace updates for v3.17-rc1

Matthias Maier tamiko at gentoo.org
Tue Nov 25 23:34:16 UTC 2014

[just replying on libvir-list]

Am 26. Nov 2014, 00:15 schrieb Richard Weinberger <richard.weinberger at gmail.com>:

>> I plan to send the pull request to Linus as soon as I have caught my
>> breath (from all of the conferences this week) that I can be certain I
>> am thinking clearly and not rushing things.
> Today I've upgraded my LXC testbed to the most recent kernel and found
> libvirt-lxc broken again (sic!).
> Remounting /proc/sys/ is failing.
> Investigating into the issue showed that commit "mnt: Implicitly add
> MNT_NODEV on remount as we do on mount"
> is not mainline.
> Why did you left out this patch? In my previous mails I explicitly
> stated that exactly this commit unbreaks libvirt-lxc.
> Now the userspace breaking changes are mainline and hit users hard. :-(

I can confirm that userns with libvirt-lxc and 3.17-rc* is broken and
the (kernel) commit in question fixes the issue.


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