jail question

Bill Moran wmoran at collaborativefusion.com
Sun Feb 11 14:08:10 UTC 2007

Dino Vliet <dino_vliet at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'm installing a nice system to use as my multimedia
> box and already succeeded with geom-mirror. I want to
> use a jail to isolate the p2p applications like 
> amule/emule and want to make sure that they only write
> to an encrypted disk (currently RTFM on geli and gbde)
> However, I was wondering what happens with a jail if I
> update the host system due to a security issue or
> something else (recompile kernel and install world).
> Do I need to define the jail again? If not, won't the
> files in the jail stay at their previous versions
> although the host system has been updated to a new
> version?

Yes, that is a problem you have to deal with.  Have a look at the
ezjail port, which makes this a lot easier to deal with.


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