Problem with ezjail: Manually restarted jails don't come up again

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at
Wed Jan 28 13:24:13 PST 2009

On Wed, 28 Jan 2009, Frank Steinborn wrote:

> jails are hanging somewhere in the boot-process, and i guess it's
> /etc/rc.
> I even doubt that this is an ezjail-only problem, but this is just a
> guess.
> Any hints?

if it's network services hanging on startup, check firewall and
resolve.conf inside the jail or wait a few minutes to let possible dns
queries timeout.
Also tpcdumping on the nase system for the jail IP might give a clue
in that case.

If it's something else that's hanging you can find out easily looking
at jail startup logs and/or the last process started inside the


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