Bug 1466867 - Docker doesn't start with error "can't create unix socket /var/run/docker.sock: is a directory"
Docker doesn't start with error "can't create unix socket /var/run/docker.soc...
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1466479
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: docker (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Antonio Murdaca
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Blocks: 1186913
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Reported: 2017-06-30 11:25 EDT by Alexis Solanas
Modified: 2017-11-27 03:39 EST (History)
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Description Alexis Solanas 2017-06-30 11:25:53 EDT
Description of problem:

 docker start fails with the error message: 
   level=fatal msg="can't create unix socket /var/run/docker.sock: is a directory"

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How reproducible:

 Unknown, it happens randomly when restarting docker

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Actual results:

 docker fails to start

Expected results:

 docker starts normally

Additional info:

 This is being tracked by the following upstream issue:

  "can't create unix socket /var/run/docker.sock: is a directory #30348"
Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2017-07-02 06:07:30 EDT
How is the container being started, is it autostarted by docker?
Comment 3 Nitin 2017-07-03 11:16:12 EDT
This issue i observed, when i do automated playbook upgrade. 
After the draining of all pods and restart of docker service.
Comment 7 Alexis Solanas 2017-11-27 03:39:37 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1466479 ***

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