New kernel and jail

Oliver Peter hoschi at
Mon Apr 16 18:54:24 UTC 2007

On Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 09:36:20AM +0400, Vladimir wrote:
> Hi all.

Hi Vladimir,
> I have FreeBSD 5.4 installed. There is a working jail. 
> I am trying to rebuild a kernel to enable quota support. Therefore
> i?ve added "options QUOTA" to config file (all other options are from GENERIC). When booting with this new kernel jail does not start. When i issue at the command prompt:
> jail /opt/jails/ /bin/sh 
> i get:
> jail: jail: Invalid argument  
> There is no messages in log files regarding jail.
> After rebooting with old kernel everything is normal.

I can not say much about your problem - but 5.4 is a little bit
outdated. Is it possible for you to make an update to a newer release?
6.2 would be a good deal.
There are very cute rc-scripts to start/restart/stop your jail(s), too.

Oliver PETER, email: hoschi at, ICQ# 113969174
"Worker bees can leave. Even drones can fly away. The Queen is their slave."
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