[nycbug-talk] Make a jail quickly

Marco Scoffier marco at metm.org
Wed Apr 5 15:48:51 EDT 2006

On Wed, Apr 05, 2006 at 02:28:59PM -0400, Scott Robbins wrote:
>On Wed, Apr 05, 2006 at 12:22:34PM -0400, Marco Scoffier wrote:
>> I need a jail fast.  FreeBSD 6.0.  Don't want to "make buildworld".
>> Can't I make one from the distribution sets ??
>> In a pre-compiled binary sort of mood.
>> Not finding the easy way...
>I'm not sure what happens the first time you do ez-jail.  You may still
>have to do ez-jailadmin (or something similar) update.  It ~might~ be a
>bit quicker. 
>I haven't set up a jail from scratch with ez-jail in awhile, so my
>memory is hazy about how much time you can save. 

I saw ezjail, but it seemed to be more geared towards setting up
multiple jails sharing the same code base.  Anyway I'm "make
buildworld"-ing.  It just seemed surprising that I couldn't simply untar the
distribution sets in /jails ...  Probably can I'll test it someday.



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