Jail cloning problem

patrick gibblertron at gmail.com
Thu Nov 10 19:10:20 GMT 2005

So is it a repairable permissions issue, or is it something that I
could never fix? The jail wasn't built on its own filesystem, and
because I don't have a spare drive to do that, I'm hoping that there
is some way possible to make cloning work using tar.



On 11/10/05, Glenn's mailing lists <lists at cobalt.antimatter.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Nov 2005, patrick wrote:
> > I built a jail, and then I tar'd it up after some setup so that I
> > could create new jails quickly. When I start up a cloned jail,
> > everything works except SSH. If I try to ssh outside of the jail, I
> > just get: "Host key verification failed.". I know from past experience
> > that if I rebuild the second jail the "make world" way, everything
> > works fine, so I suspect that there is some permissions or dev issue
> > after untarring. I'm 100% certain that it does not have to do with any
> > actual host key verification. I've rebuilt the dev folder using
> > MAKEDEV jail, and have also tried ensuring that permissions are
> > correct in /tmp and /var, but to no avail.
> >
> > Can anyone think of any reason why SSH wouldn't work in a cloned jail like this?
> Use dump and restore, and things will work as expected.  The initial jail
> has to be built on it's own file system though.
> -Glenn
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Patrick
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