Re: chroot and ia32libs combined
On Tue, 05 Sep 2006 09:08:02 -0500,
Owen Heisler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm not sure about that. I just wanted to make as few changes as
> possible to my system (/var/chroot/* & /etc/fstab).
> I use schroot to run stuff in the chroot. Just "schroot -p <command>",
> unless you have multiple chroots, then add the -c option. It works
I wasn't aware of schroot, but followed suggestions to use dchroot; I'll
see what the advantages are with schroot.
> It doesn't look like you mentioned whether you are using Sarge. If so,
> the schroot package is unavailable. Then you would want to use dchroot.
> But dchroot has a problem with changes in the login package (in the
> chroot); if you get an error, that's probably what the problem is. You
> can get around this by running the command indirectly, through a script
> in the chroot ("dchroot -d <script-in-chroot>"). But that isn't really
> a "comfortable" way to use your chroot! When I was running Sarge, I
> just installed Sarge in the chroot, told aptitude to hold the login
> package to that version, then upgraded the chroot to Etch. Or maybe
> schroot is available from backports. Hopefully you're using Etch, so
> this isn't a problem.
Yes, I'm using Etch, and haven't seen any problems getting into the chroot
so far (I've only installed the chroot up to now).