bin/165515: [jail][patch] "jail: unknown parameter: allow.nomount" when starting jail

Mike Jakubik mike.jakubik at
Wed Apr 18 16:30:12 UTC 2012

The following reply was made to PR bin/165515; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Mike Jakubik <mike.jakubik at>
To: bug-followup at, gjb at
Subject: Re: bin/165515: [jail][patch] &quot;jail: unknown parameter:
 allow.nomount&quot; when starting jail
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 12:26:57 -0400

 This does not fix the problem for me. I am running 9-STABLE as of Apr
 16, and still experience this error.
 root at jail.local:~# uname -a
 FreeBSD jail.local 9.0-STABLE FreeBSD 9.0-STABLE #0: Mon Apr 16 12:25:06
 EDT 2012     root at jail.local:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/JAIL  amd64
 root at jail.local:~# jail -U root -i /jails/web web.local
 '""' /bin/sh /etc/rc
 jail: unknown parameter: allow.nomount
 root at jail.local:~# /etc/rc.d/jail start 
 Configuring jails:.
 Starting jails: cannot start jail "web": 
 + echo ' cannot start jail "web": '
  cannot start jail "web": 
 + tail +2 /tmp/jail.LJMEekMV/jail.31007
 jail: unknown parameter: allow.nomount

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