Jail causes host to reboot

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 13:56:10 UTC 2015

On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 6:50 AM, Niklaas Baudet von Gersdorff <
niklaas at kulturflatrate.net> wrote:

> how a malfunctioning jail can cause an
> entire host system to reboot?

A jail is used for isolation and security.  It isn't intended to prevent
kernel panics and other such issues.  For example, if a jail accesses a
corrupt fs, it may cause a panic and probably a reboot depending on
configuration.  An expectation of jails protecting against such a thing is


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