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Re: chroot and ia32libs combined

On Tue, 05 Sep 2006 09:08:02 -0500,
Owen Heisler <owenh000@gmail.com> wrote:


> I'm not sure about that.  I just wanted to make as few changes as
> possible to my system (/var/chroot/* & /etc/fstab).

Same here!

> 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
> nicely.

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).



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