mdadm should not run in container

Bug #1568993 reported by Simon Déziel on 2016-04-11
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mdadm (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

mdadm is IMHO unneeded in a container.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: mdadm 3.3-2ubuntu6
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-18.34-generic 4.4.6
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-18-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: zfs zunicode zcommon znvpair zavl
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
CurrentDmesg: Error: command ['dmesg'] failed with exit code 1: dmesg: read kernel buffer failed: Operation not permitted
Date: Mon Apr 11 14:28:12 2016 Error: command ['/sbin/mdadm', '-E', '/dev/sda'] failed with exit code 1: mdadm: cannot open /dev/sda: Permission denied Error: command ['/sbin/mdadm', '-E', '/dev/sda1'] failed with exit code 1: mdadm: cannot open /dev/sda1: Permission denied Error: command ['/sbin/mdadm', '-E', '/dev/sda2'] failed with exit code 1: mdadm: cannot open /dev/sda2: Permission denied
MachineType: LENOVO 2516CTO
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-4.4.0-18-generic root=/dev/mapper/crypt-xroot ro quiet splash cryptopts=target=crypt,source=/dev/sda1,lvm=crypt-xroot possible_cpus=4 nmi_watchdog=0 kaslr vt.handoff=7
 Personalities :
 unused devices: <none>
SourcePackage: mdadm
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) 02/14/2013
dmi.bios.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.bios.version: 6IET85WW (1.45 ) 2516CTO
dmi.board.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.board.version: Not Available
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: No Asset Information
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.chassis.version: Not Available
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnLENOVO:bvr6IET85WW(1.45):bd02/14/2013:svnLENOVO:pn2516CTO:pvrThinkPadT410:rvnLENOVO:rn2516CTO:rvrNotAvailable:cvnLENOVO:ct10:cvrNotAvailable: 2516CTO
dmi.product.version: ThinkPad T410
dmi.sys.vendor: LENOVO Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/etc/'
modified.conffile..etc.logcheck.ignore.d.server.mdadm: [deleted]
modified.conffile..etc.logcheck.violations.d.mdadm: [deleted]

Simon Déziel (sdeziel) wrote :
Simon Déziel (sdeziel) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package mdadm - 3.3-2ubuntu7

mdadm (3.3-2ubuntu7) xenial; urgency=medium

  * Do not start when inside a container (LP: #1568993)

 -- Simon Deziel <email address hidden> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:33:45 +0000

Changed in mdadm (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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