cay you post exactly what your log did say?
15:25:36,150 INFO [Jetty] Registered jboss.web:Jetty=0,WebApplicationContext=0,
15:25:36,150 INFO [Jetty] Web Application WebApplicationContext[/mywar,file:/C:
/My Documents/jettydir/mywar.war] added
Here context in the 1st line actually does not depend on what I specify in the input field.
The WAR consists of a primitive JSP under /jsp and web.xml (<web-app></web-app>) under /WEB-INF.
Whatever url I try under localhost:8080 produces
15:25:08,470 INFO [Jetty] Registered jboss.web:Jetty=0,HttpContext=0,context=/
15:25:08,470 INFO [Jetty] Started NotFoundHandler in HttpContext[/]
on the first try and nothing after that. Any ideas?
Don't deploy through through the Jetty MBean, go through the MainDeployer. The Jetty one is for standalone Jetty and will not keep JBoss abreast of what is going on (I shall have to hide it).
Or simply copy your deployable into your configurations (probably default) deploy directory.