evil idea

Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Sat Oct 27 19:21:09 PDT 2007

mv wrote:
> Hello,
> Would installing Freebsd i386 within a jail on an amd64 host solve his 
> problem?
> I have been running amd64 since it was first released and am quite pleased 
> with its performance and stability.   However, as a desktop there are still a 
> number of programs that are only available on i386 and for a number of 
> reasons I would prefer to run them within a jail.  I've searched the Internet 
> and have not found anybody who has done it.
> My guess is that running a i386 program within a jail would run faster and 
> perhaps be more stable than running the same program within qemu.
> Any tips on desirability, feasibility or how to do it would be greatly 
> appreciated

When I was first looking at this that was my idea but as far I can tell
the jail needs to run the same kernel as the jailing OS.

Aryeh M. Friedman
FloSoft Systems
Developer, not Business, Friendly

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