Some questions about jails on FreeBSD9.0-RC1

carlopmart carlopmart at
Wed Oct 26 07:51:27 UTC 2011

On 10/26/2011 08:09 AM, legolas at wrote:
>>>    I have setup one jail using ezjail. My first surprise is that
>>> ezjail only installs -RELEASE versions and not RC versions. Ok, I
>>> supouse that it is normal. But my first question is: can I install a
>>> FreeBSD 8.2 jail under a FreeBSD 9.0 host??
> I have upgraded my ezjails using something like:
> env UNAME_r="8.2-RELEASE" freebsd-update -b /usr/jails/basejail -r 9.0-RC1
> upgrade install
> This is some hassle, for example, one has to upgrade /etc and /var in
> /usr/jails/newjail by hand. (And maybe even more, not completely sure
> there.)

is not possible to update the jail using "ejzail-admin update -u" 
instead of use freebsd-update directly??

CL Martinez
carlopmart {at} gmail {d0t} com

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