More into /etc/rc.d/jail

Jeremie Le Hen jeremie at
Tue Aug 9 22:05:17 GMT 2005

Hi Brooks,

> > This was recently discussed in some thread.  The problem with this
> > approach is that file backed md(4) devices are too slow to make it
> > standard.  This is why this won't go into FreeBSD, IMHO.
> Nonsense.  Integrating support for mounting file backed MD file systems
> at boot would be quite logical even if md(4) devices are slow.  In a
> large portion of cases, the overhead isn't relevent compared to the
> administrative freedom granted by using files instead of partitions.

Ok.  Then Stefan Bethke's script (see his mail in this thread) might be
a better solution since it is a more generic.  However it is not
explicitely bound to jails has initially requested, so a note in jail(8)
manpage would be worth in this case.

Jeremie Le Hen
< jeremie at le-hen dot org >< ttz at chchile dot org >

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