[systemd-devel] [PATCH] shutdown: do reboot() for openvz container

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Mon Sep 10 18:24:06 PDT 2012

On Fri, 24.08.12 16:22, Kir Kolyshkin (kir at openvz.org) wrote:

> Proper handling of reboot() syscall issued from the inside of a container
> was always supported by OpenVZ kernels. More to say, OpenVZ relies on the fact
> that container calls reboot in order to distinguish between shutdown and
> reboot-- in the latter case container is being restarted.
> This patch brings the reboot() back for OpenVZ container.

Turns out the normal Linux containers understand reboot() just fine
too. I have now reworked the code to handle this properly, without any
special casing of any implementation. This should fix your issue.

Thanks for pointing this out!


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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