Toolbox container sometimes executes in debug Pod

Solution Unverified - Updated -


  • Once toolbox is executed on an OpenShift Container Platform Node, all further toolbox executions place users in the debug Pod instead of the toolbox Pod as expected.

    $ oc debug node/
    sh-4.4# chroot /host
    sh-4.4# toolbox
    # Toolbox works as expected
    sh-4.4# exit
    sh-4.4# toolbox
    # Toolbox does not work as expected, user is instead dropped in the "debug" container
  • Also any podman exec -it toolbox-root SOME_COMMAND is executed on the debug pod and not in the running toolbox container


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) 4.7

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