Commit f8964235 authored by Lennart Poettering's avatar Lennart Poettering

nspawn: explain that we look for /etc/os-release in the container directory

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=64014
parent 07125a92
......@@ -133,6 +133,15 @@
<ulink
url="http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/ContainerInterface">Container
Interface</ulink> specification.</para>
<para>As a safety check
<command>systemd-nspawn</command> will verify the
existance of <filename>/etc/os-release</filename> in
the container tree before starting the container (see
<citerefentry><refentrytitle>os-release</refentrytitle><manvolnum>5</manvolnum></citerefentry>). It
might be necessary to add this file to the container
tree manually if the OS of the container is too old to
contain this file out-of-the-box.</para>
</refsect1>
<refsect1>
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......@@ -1285,7 +1285,7 @@ int main(int argc, char *argv[]) {
}
if (path_is_os_tree(arg_directory) <= 0) {
log_error("Directory %s doesn't look like an OS root directory. Refusing.", arg_directory);
log_error("Directory %s doesn't look like an OS root directory (/etc/os-release is missing). Refusing.", arg_directory);
goto finish;
}
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