jail stop extracting iso file

Martin Tournoij carpetsmoker at rwxrwxrwx.net
Sat Aug 30 21:48:05 UTC 2008

On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 12:08:31AM +0300, tethys ocean wrote:
> Hi all
> In server jail and squid is running on it  as lots of another packet. i want
> to extract iso image in this server.  But i havent do it.
> #mdconfig -a -t vnode -f big_bcbcv.iso
> #mdconfig: open(/dev/mdctl): No such file or directory
> #ls -l /dev/md*
> #ls -ls /dev/mdctl
> ls: /dev/mdctl: No such file or directory
> i am not familiar with jail.  only i can extract my iso file. İ suppose that
> jail stop me, jail blocking me for access some source
> is it true?
> 1-how can extract this iso file
> 2-is jail stop me?  or any other trouble about my mdctl?

You can use tar to extract iso images, i.e.:
# tar xvf image.iso

You can also use mdconfig, but you must add a devfs rule to add md devices,
add path 'md*' mode 0660

See devfs(8) and devfs.rules(5)

Martin Tournoij
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