Article ID: 7051, created on Dec 24, 2009, last review on Apr 18, 2012

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Linux 4.0

Release notes

Synopsis:          New Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 tools update provides
                            fixes related to supporting Ubuntu EZ templates.
Issue date:        2009-12-22
Product:             Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0
Keywords:         vzctl Ubuntu 'EZ template' 'Parallels Power Panel'

1. Topic:

 The updated packages for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers 4.0 provide user-level
 tools fixes for Containers based on the Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10 EZ template.

2. Problem description:

 - Parallels Power Panel may not work for Containers running Ubuntu 9.10.

 - The 'vzctl start --wait' command executed for Containers that run Ubuntu
   9.10 may complete before all services are started.

 - Devices assigned to Containers that run Ubuntu 9.10 may not appear inside
   these Containers.

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

3. Affected components description:

 - 'vzctl' is the primary tool for Container management. This tool is used
   to create new Containers, start and stop them, configure their parameters,

4. Bug fixes:

 #427067 - SHA512 password hashing in Containers running Ubuntu 9.10.

 #459349 - 'vzctl start --wait' doesn't work for ubuntu-9.10-x86.

 #461203 - Devices are created inside Ubuntu-based Containers before mounting

5. Obtaining:

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

6. Installation:

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

 The update does not require Virtuozzo restart or system reboot.

7. RPMs required:

 The following RPM packages are included in the tools update:


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