Matthias matthias_play at gmx.net
Wed May 10 09:42:58 PDT 2017


found that the crash was introduced with commit related to
multi-threaded UDP traffic handling.

When reverting changes done in that commit in latest CURRENT the crash
does not occur anymore and ezjail works without problems.

Filed a bug report:


On 07.05.17 18:36, Matthias wrote:
> Ok, thanks. I just want to see my services on that machine separated
> i.e., they should not get access to the host system if they get compromised.
> Thanks, John.
> On 07.05.17 16:46, John Marino wrote:
>> I'm not familiar with ezjail, nor am I a jail expert.  The few jails I
>> set up, I did so manually.
>> That being said, I doubt there is an alternative.  I'm not aware of any
>> jail work in years, so DF's is basically frozen in time (unfortunately).
>> John
>> On 5/7/2017 07:58, Matthias wrote:
>>> Hi John,
>>> thank you for the quick answer.
>>> I installed ezjail over two years ago and updated all packages regularly
>>> (with pkg upgrade). This time I deleted all packages to reinstall them
>>> since I had issues with the server.
>>> ezjail had been successfully running in DragonFly CURRENT from end of
>>> March this year. After upgrading two weeks ago I got a core dump during
>>> jail starts, so it seems that is due to your mentioned missing
>>> libjail.so.
>>> Is there an alternative that is also as equally easy to setup?
>>> Regards
>>> Matthias
>>> On 07.05.17 14:34, John Marino wrote:
>>>> "anymore" has been a year.
>>>> IIRC ezjail requires libjail.so which is specific to FreeBSD -- In other
>>>> words ezjail built but didn't work.
>>>> Are you sure it's functional on DragonFly?
>>>> John
>>>> On 5/7/2017 06:47, Matthias wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> I wanted to upgrade my server recently and discovered there is no
>>>>> package for ezjail anymore which I use for several jails running on
>>>>> this
>>>>> server.
>>>>> Will the package be available again anytime soon or should I install it
>>>>> from ports?
>>>>> Regards
>>>>> Matthias

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