Article ID: 112663, created on Oct 28, 2011, last review on May 3, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux

Resolution

The following case is considered here:

Parallels Virtuozzo for Linux Containers 4.0 fail-over cluster which holds the PA infrastructure.

The upgrade procedure from Virtuozzo 4.0 to Virtuozzo 4.6 should take the following steps:

  1. Updating from PIM 4.0 to PVA 4.6 is described in this article (RHEL/CentOS 5.x) or in this article (RHEL/CentOS 4.x).
  2. Updating from PVCfL 4.0 to PVCfL 4.6 is described in this document.
  3. For spare nodes upgrade, please use the following procedure.

The upgrade procedure from 4.6 to 4.7 is described here.

After finishing the upgrade procedure, please also make sure if the corresponding files in the directory /vz/pkgenv/ are in place on the hardware server in cluster. Otherwise, please install them additionally from their corresponding packages which can be found in the Virtuozzo distro, e.g.:

[root@hw_node01 ~]# ls -l /vz/pkgenv/
total 120
drwxr-xr-x  9 root root 4096 Oct 17  2010 dpkg
drwxr-xr-x  6 root root 4096 May 20 22:52 dpkg_ma
drwxr-xr-x  6 root root 4096 May 20 22:52 dpkg_max64
drwxr-xr-x  8 root root 4096 Oct 17  2010 dpkgx64
drwxr-xr-x  6 root root 4096 Dec 23  2009 rpm41s9x64
drwxr-xr-x  5 root root 4096 Dec 23  2009 rpm41s9x86
drwxr-xr-x  6 root root 4096 May 20 22:52 rpm41x64
drwxr-xr-x  6 root root 4096 May 20 22:52 rpm41x86
drwxr-xr-x  5 root root 4096 Dec 23  2009 rpm43x64
drwxr-xr-x  5 root root 4096 Dec 23  2009 rpm43x86
drwxr-xr-x  5 root root 4096 Dec 23  2009 rpm44x64
drwxr-xr-x  5 root root 4096 Dec 23  2009 rpm44x86
drwxr-xr-x  5 root root 4096 Dec 23  2009 rpm46x64
drwxr-xr-x  5 root root 4096 Dec 23  2009 rpm46x86
drwxr-xr-x  5 root root 4096 Dec 23  2009 rpm47x64
drwxr-xr-x  5 root root 4096 Dec 23  2009 rpm47x86
drwxr-xr-x  5 root root 4096 Oct 17  2010 rpm48x64
drwxr-xr-x  5 root root 4096 Oct 17  2010 rpm48x86
drwxr-xr-x  5 root root 4096 Jun 28 09:37 rpm49x64
drwxr-xr-x  5 root root 4096 Jun 28 09:37 rpm49x86

[root@hw_node01 ~]# rpm -qf  /vz/pkgenv/dpkg/technologies
vzpkgenvdeb-4.6.0-2

Additional information

How to use "Migration to PVC 4.x" feature in POA

Is it possible to perform an in-place upgrade from Parallels Virtuozzo Containers for Linux 3.0 to 4.7?

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