OpenVZ - Virtual Private Server

“Container already locked” Fix

If you received this message when you try and stop the VE…

[root@server ~]# vzctl stop 104
Container already locked

Here’s how to fix it:

Delete the lock file

[root@server ~]# rm /vz/lock/104.lck
rm: remove regular file `/vz/lock/104.lck’? y

Kill the checkpoint

[root@server ~]# vzctl chkpnt 104 –kill
Killing…