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Docker: Containers Not Starting After Dockler-engine Upgrade from 18.09 to 19.03 With Error - " setting cgroup config for procHooks process caused \\\\\\\"cannot set limits on the pids cgroup, as the container has not joined it\\\\\\\"\\\"\": unknown" (Doc ID 2637741.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.6 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Containers not starting after docker-engine upgrade from 18.09 to 19.03.
After updating the engine, containers failed to start. The following errors were observed.
Jan 13 08:25:39 <hostname> dockerd: time="2020-01-13T08:25:39.915626679-06:00" level=error msg="d9dd39ddd7d8b9be7ceec1250e88df8d2ad1ddc53xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx0cf5232ce70a cleanup: failed to delete container from containerd: no such container"
Jan 13 08:25:39 <hostname> dockerd: time="2020-01-13T08:25:39.915667582-06:00" level=error msg="Failed to start container d9dd39ddd7dxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxad1ddc539f63fd434460cf5232ce70a: OCI runtime create failed: container_linux.go:348: starting container process caused \"process_linux.go:402: container init caused \\\"process_linux.go:367: setting cgroup config for procHooks process caused \\\\\\\"cannot set limits on the pids cgroup, as the container has not joined it\\\\\\\"\\\"\": unknown"

Changes

 docker-engine upgrade from 18.09 to 19.03.

Cause

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