Docker: failed to add the pair interfaces (operation not supported)

piero-la-lune asked:

After installing Docker, I am getting an error when I try to run the Hello World example:

Error response from daemon: Cannot start container 4145d0fccd96b904e4ab4413735f1129b8765429bad5be71dc8d5f4c0760666d:
failed to create endpoint high_saha on network bridge:
failed to add the host (veth7f6f907) <=> sandbox (veth788d9dc) pair interfaces: operation not supported

(I have just upgraded my Debian server from Wheezy to Jessie)

Does anyone has an idea why I get this error? Did I missed something during the upgrade?

Thanks for your help.

My answer:


You’ve booted your system with OVH’s custom kernel, which is built to OVH’s specifications, and may not be suitable for running software you want to run.

Change your dedicated server configuration to boot from the kernel installed on the hard drive provided by your Linux distribution.

OVH boot configuration screen


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