[nycbug-talk] Best BSD development method?

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Mon Aug 3 20:33:26 EDT 2009

Matt Juszczak wrote:
>> But the question ultimately is "what do you want?".  For development 
>> purposes?  Hosting?
> Well, I've used jails in the past in the same way I would chroot a 
> specific process - apache, etc.  But I guess my question was more how 
> they work if an entire system is operating as a jail versus a single 
> process. But I've read up on the differences.

Again, look at the man page

man 8 jail

Chroot "jailing" is different from jail (8)

> This is for a development environment for a new project, which will 
> eventually move to dedicated hardware once the project grows.
> There used to be a FreeBSD jail hosting provider (<something>host.com), 
> but I can't remember what it was called.  This was 5-7 years back, if 
> not more.
> I'm also considering these guys (http://www.rootbsd.net/).  Anyone 
> recommend anyone else?


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