August 24, 2014 archive

Aug 24

OpenVZ vps creation “Error in check_mount_restrictions (ploop.c:1627)”

I wasn’t able to create new vps in node due to following ploop error. From the log ————————— Creating image: /vz/private/350.tmp/root.hdd/root.hdd size=2306867K Creating delta /vz/private/350.tmp/root.hdd/root.hdd bs=2048 size=4614144 sectors v2 Storing /vz/private/350.tmp/root.hdd/DiskDescriptor.xml Error in check_mount_restrictions (ploop.c:1627): The ploop image can not be used on ext3 or ext4 file system without extents Failed to create image: Error …

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Aug 24

How to change username when you have only one account in Ubuntu?

You cannot simply login as root in Ubuntu at the start up. Do it as the following way: 1) Open terminal and switch to root user. You can open terminal in search or by pressing Ctl+Alt+t. 2) Unlock root account and enable login as root like below # passwd -u root (:::should be as root) …

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