Debian/kFreeBSD vs linux jail?

Eduardo Morras emorrasg at
Fri Apr 5 08:07:09 UTC 2013

On Thu, 04 Apr 2013 19:50:40 -0500
Joshua Isom <jrisom at> wrote:

> Considering Debian's ported the "standard Linux userland" to the FreeBSD 
> kernel, I'm wondering if it's possible/practical to use Debian inside of 
> a jail instead of a Linux CentOS jail, which has been documented.  I 
> know some applications are linux specific, but are they really linux 
> specific or gnu specific?  I'm going to retry getting a printer driver 
> working with cups that had issues with FreeBSD in the past, but I don't 
> know if it's FreeBSD userland or FreeBSD kernel that caused the quirks. 
>   Has anyone tried using Debian's kFreeBSD userland inside a jail?  Is 
> it just pointless on a FreeBSD system?

A bit old tutorial (2011) about this topic

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Eduardo Morras <emorrasg at>

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