[pkg-go] Bug#1016195: podman: fails to run any container

Vicente Olivert Riera vincent.olivert.riera at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 04:41:18 BST 2022

Package: podman
Version: 3.0.1+dfsg1-3+deb11u1
Severity: grave
Justification: renders package unusable
X-Debbugs-Cc: vincent.olivert.riera at gmail.com

Dear Maintainer,

I'm strictly running Debian stable with no packages from testing or

When trying to run any container with podman I see the following error:

$ podman run --rm -it debian:bullseye-slim bash
Error: OCI runtime error: container_linux.go:367: starting container process caused: process_linux.go:340: applying cgroup configuration for process caused: error while starting unit "libpod-410aba7b65566d9ddf2f0d2f188a22ed53577b90eea67e773c8294fa8bd252f3.scope" with properties [{Name:Description Value:"libcontainer container 410aba7b65566d9ddf2f0d2f188a22ed53577b90eea67e773c8294fa8bd252f3"} {Name:Slice Value:"user.slice"} {Name:PIDs Value:@au [69240]} {Name:Delegate Value:true} {Name:MemoryAccounting Value:true} {Name:CPUAccounting Value:true} {Name:IOAccounting Value:true} {Name:DefaultDependencies Value:false} {Name:DevicePolicy Value:"strict"} {Name:DeviceAllow Value:@a(ss) []} {Name:DeviceAllow Value:["INVALID", "INVALID", "INVALID", "INVALID", "INVALID", "INVALID", "INVALID", "INVALID", "INVALID", "INVALID", "INVALID"]} {Name:TasksAccounting Value:true} {Name:TasksMax Value:@t 2048}]: error creating systemd unit `libpod-410aba7b65566d9ddf2f0d2f188a22ed53577b90eea67e773c8294fa8bd252f3.scope`: got `failed`

I tried replacing runc with crun, but the same problem persist, although
the error message is shorter:

$ podman run --rm -it debian:bullseye-slim bash
Error: OCI runtime error: error creating systemd unit `libpod-df9c347e24f4ea213f8c81d6211f60e015e48b2f4b9118558f9fa95f8c7610fd.scope`: got `failed`

Just in case it matters, my system is up to date and the version of
systemd I have installed is 247.3-7.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 11.4
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable-security'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: arm64 (aarch64)

Kernel: Linux 5.10.0-16-arm64 (SMP w/4 CPU threads)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_US:en
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /usr/bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
LSM: AppArmor: enabled

Versions of packages podman depends on:
ii  conmon                           2.0.25+ds1-1.1
ii  containernetworking-plugins      0.9.0-1+b6
ii  golang-github-containers-common  0.33.4+ds1-1+deb11u1
ii  init-system-helpers              1.60
ii  iptables                         1.8.7-1
ii  libc6                            2.31-13+deb11u3
ii  libdevmapper1.02.1               2:1.02.175-2.1
ii  libgpgme11                       1.14.0-1+b2
ii  libseccomp2                      2.5.1-1+deb11u1
ii  runc                             1.0.0~rc93+ds1-5+deb11u2

Versions of packages podman recommends:
ii  buildah                                           1.19.6+dfsg1-1+b6
ii  fuse-overlayfs                                    1.4.0-1
ii  golang-github-containernetworking-plugin-dnsname  1.1.1+ds1-4+b7
ii  slirp4netns                                       1.0.1-2
ii  tini                                              0.19.0-1
ii  uidmap                                            1:4.8.1-1

Versions of packages podman suggests:
pn  containers-storage  <none>
pn  docker-compose      <none>

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