Clement Laforet sheepkiller at cultdeadsheep.org
Mon Aug 4 08:56:44 PDT 2003

On Mon, 4 Aug 2003 10:02:16 -0400
"Grant Peel" <grant at thenetnow.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have recently completed a clean install of FreeBSD 5.1. I have
> followed the instructions to the letter for creating a jail. (see:
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=jail&apropos=0&sektion=0&manpath=FreeBSD+5.1-RELEASE&format=html)
> The jail seems to start alright, I can see it with the jls command,
> and, I do see eprocesses in the ps window that have J's.
> My problem is that noone can log in using ssh to the new jail. Iget
> the error
> "Server refused to allocate pty"

you need to mount devfs i.e.
mount_devfs devfs ${JAIL_ROOT}/dev
WARNING ! this is NOT SECURE ! you surely want to wait Mike Makonnen
update based on Scot W. Hetzel and Jens Rehsack patches.
The original script was written when devfs wasn't mandatory.



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