Docker pihole & gentoo pi64

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Expected Behaviour:

[functioning admin page no lighttp error]

Actual Behaviour:

_[2019-12-02 12:25:12: (server.c.970) couldn’t get ‘max filedescriptors’ Operation not permitted

Stopping lighttpd

ghttpd: no process found]_

Debug Token:


here is link to working pihole docker in Manjaro arm on same pi4

Debug Token:


Is SELinux enabled on the Gentoo install?

no I check the status and its disabled
if [ $? -ne 0 ]
echo “ENABLED”

I believe the issue is actually port 80 not working/blocked between gentoo pi64 (sakaki) host and docker containers

A blocked port wouldn’t cause a lack of permissions error though.

here is my docker info
docker info
Debug Mode: false

Containers: 3
Running: 2
Paused: 0
Stopped: 1
Images: 4
Server Version: 19.03.4
Storage Driver: overlay2
Backing Filesystem: extfs
Supports d_type: true
Native Overlay Diff: true
Logging Driver: json-file
Cgroup Driver: cgroupfs
Volume: local
Network: bridge host ipvlan macvlan null overlay
Log: awslogs fluentd gcplogs gelf journald json-file local logentries splunk syslog
Swarm: inactive
Runtimes: runc
Default Runtime: runc
Init Binary: docker-init
containerd version: b34a5c8af56e510852c35414db4c1f4fa6172339
runc version:
init version: fec3683b971d9c3ef73f284f176672c44b448662
Security Options:
Profile: default
Kernel Version: 4.19.86-v8-5a3f41938f71-p4-bis+
Operating System: Gentoo/Linux
OSType: linux
Architecture: aarch64
CPUs: 4
Total Memory: 3.666GiB
Name: pi64
ID: xxx
Docker Root Dir: /var/lib/docker
Debug Mode: false
Experimental: false
Insecure Registries:
Live Restore Enabled: false

WARNING: No swap limit support
WARNING: No cpu cfs quota support
WARNING: No cpu cfs period support

I have confirmed behaviour from other uses, its not a port related issue as docker is forwarding 80 to host correctly.
maybe its privilege related as mentioned by the maintainer for gentoo pi 64

I can post permissions ls -all from the pihole folder

I would suggest contacting the creator of the Gentoo 64 on RPi image. This is a problem with that specific image and works in all other supported distros.

I have enabled privilege mode for pihole in portainer and it is now accessible (web gui) not sure if that is safe practice though