[libvirt] [PATCH] virCgroupValidateMachineGroup: Reflect change in CGroup struct naming

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Fri May 6 12:01:23 UTC 2016

On 05/05/2016 11:56 AM, Michal Privoznik wrote:
> Fron c3bd0019c0e on instead of creating the following path for
> cgroups:
>   /sys/fs/cgroupX/$name.libvirt-$driver
> we generate rather more verbose one:
>   /sys/fs/cgroupX/$driver-$id-$name.libvirt-$driver
> where $name is optional and included iff contains allowed chars.
> See original commit for more reasoning. Now, problem with the
> original commit is that we are unable to start any LXC domain
> after it. Because when starting LXC container, the CGroup layout
> is created by our lxc_controller process and then detected and
> validated by libvirtd. The validation is done by trying to match
> detected layout against all the possible patterns for cgroup
> paths that we've ever had. And the commit in question forgot to
> update this part of the code.
> Signed-off-by: Michal Privoznik <mprivozn at redhat.com>
> ---
> I am really surprised how long this bug went unnoticed. Is
> anybody using LXC? When pushed, it should be backported to
> 1.3.2+.

FWIW libvirt.git without this patch (and with f24 libvirt 1.3.2 package) my
containers start fine, and as part of the upstream bug cleanup I did a handful
of lxc testing. So I don't think the failure is quite as unconditional as you

- Cole

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