Article ID: 6769, created on Oct 12, 2009, last review on Apr 16, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux 4.0

Release notes

Synopsis:          New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 tools update provides
                            a fix for Containers migration functionality.
Issue date:        2009-10-07
Product:             Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0
Keywords:         'migration'

1. Topic:

Updated packages for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 provide a fix for
migrating Containers using Parallels Infrastructure Manager.

2. Problem description:

 - Migrating a Container using Parallels Infrastructure Manager may fail due to
   an incompatibility between the "tar" utility and the non-blocking socket

 All Parallels Containers 4.0 users are advised to update their tools packages.

3. Affected components description:

 - 'vzmigrate' is a utility used to migrate Containers from one Hardware Node to

4. Bug fixes:

 #447761 - Parallels Infrastructure Manager failed to migrate a Container; 'tar'
           returned exit code 2.

5. Obtaining:

 You can download and install this tools update using the 'vzup2date' utility
 included in the Parallels Containers 4.0 distribution.

6. Installation:

 Use the 'vzup2date' command to install the new Parallels Virtuozzo tools

 The update does not require Parallels Containers restart or system reboot.

7. RPMs required:

 The following RPM packages are included in the tools update:

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