Jail testers needed (rc.d/jail)

Dan Rue drue at therub.org
Fri May 12 09:13:06 PDT 2006

On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 10:21:41AM +0100, Florent Thoumie wrote:
> Hey lists,
> Two or three days before the CVS tree has been tagged for FreeBSD
> 6.1-RELEASE, I've committed a broken version of the jail rc.d script.
> The symptoms are:
> - an ifconfig error message if you don't define a jail_interface and
> have at least one jail configured, this one is harmless.
> - a problem with one of the following variable: jail_exec,
> jail_exec_start, jail_exec_stop, jail_flags and especially jail_fstab;
> if you have at least two jails configured.
> I committed yesterday a fix that should supposedly fix both of these
> issues so I'd need all jail users running either FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE or
> 6-STABLE (older than two days) to try the new script [1] and report the
> result, either successful or not. Once I'll get enough successful
> reports, I'll contact the Release Engineering team to make sure the
> patch makes it to the RELENG_6_1 branch.

I hit both the ifconfig issue and an issue where rc.d/jail would not
start all of my defined jails.  Both issues appear to be fixed with the
latest version of jail from CVS.  


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