Run existing FreeBSD installation inside jail

Mikhail Vladimirov vladimirow at
Fri Jul 21 13:49:23 UTC 2006

> It might work well enough for your services to run, depending on what
> they are.
MySQL 3.x in main system and MySQL 4.1.x in jail.  Apache.  Sendmail
in main system, and postfix with virtual mailboxes in jail.  PHP with
many extensions.  Perl with many modules.  BIND, named.  Several web

> 3c: Upgrade the old system in place (mergemaster, installworld, etc.) to
> the same version your new system is running.
You mean to update 4.x to 6.x in place inside jail using sources?  But
AFAIK it is not recommended to do source update from 4.x to 6.x.

Best regards
Mikhail Vladimirov <vladimirow at>

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