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Date:      Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:17:37 +0300
From:      Maxim V Filimonov <che@bein.link>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Cc:        Frank Leonhardt <frank2@fjl.co.uk>
Subject:   Re: jails
Message-ID:  <7987536.PjAn0HZS7E@thinkpad>
In-Reply-To: <5575E4DC.1060204@fjl.co.uk>
References:  <55744D39.9020409@columbus.rr.com> <5575E4DC.1060204@fjl.co.uk>

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On Monday 08 June 2015 19:54:20 Frank Leonhardt wrote:
> On 07/06/2015 14:55, Baho Utot wrote:
> > I have FreeBSD 10.1 and trying to setup a jail according to the handbook:
> >    15.3. Creating and Controlling Jails
> > |
> > |#|  *|setenv D/|/staorage/jails/crochet|/|*
> > |#|  *|mkdir -p $D|*
> > |#|  *|cd /usr/src|*
> > |#|  *|make buildworld|*
> > |#|  *|make installworld DESTDIR=$D|*
> > |#|  *|make distribution DESTDIR=$D|*
> > |#|  *|mount -t devfs devfs $D/dev|*
> 
> .....
> 
> Your question has already been answered, but you might also like to know...
> 
> The make buildworld stuff isn't strictly necessary, but it's always
> documented that way for some reason. I believe running buildworld from
> time to time is somehow good for the soul.
> 
> In reality you can just copy all the files from a working FreeBSD
> installation in to the directory of your choice, call it an jail and it
> will probably run quite happily, assuming its binary compatible. This is
> fantastically useful. If you do build a "clean" installation as above,
> tar it before you run it so you can (a) restore it if you make a mess
> inside the jail; (b) make a extra jail VMs quickly. You can also clone a
> jail simply by copy the directory and adding an appropriate config file
> entry.
> 
> Regards, Frank.
> 
You can also use bsdinstall to install a fresh, clean base system into a jail.
-- 
wbr, Maxim Filimonov <che@bein.link>



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