How to terminate a lot of jails correctly

Andriy Gapon avg at
Mon Sep 20 09:44:27 UTC 2010

on 20/09/2010 11:42 S.N.Grigoriev said the following:
> Hi list,
> I use a server (FreeBSD 8.1R amd64) with two dozens of jails configured.
> I've found out that only a few of them are terminated normally (via
> /etc/rc.shutdown) during the system shutdown. FreeBSD reports that
> 20sec interval has elapsed and simply kills all the jails that are not yet
> terminated. I would like to know in what way can I fix it using the system
> tools only (not ezjail, Qjail etc).

Maybe increase that interval?
rcshutdown_timeout seems to be it.

Andriy Gapon

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