Bug#653921: [debootstrap] installed chroot has wrong arch (amd64 instead of i386)
On Sun, Jan 1, 2012 at 14:35:57 +0000, Diggory Hardy wrote:
> Package: debootstrap
> Version: 1.0.38
> Severity: normal
> --- Please enter the report below this line. ---
> Hello and a merry new year,
> I've been trying to install an i386 chroot on an amd64 system using the following command, but every time I get the wrong architecture (uname -r shows 3.1.0-1-amd64). Tried 3 times with debootstrap and once with cdebootstrap; same result.
> sudo debootstrap --arch=i386 squeeze /var/chroot/squeeze-ia32 http://ftp.debian.org/debian/
> As far as I am aware, this is the correct command to install an i386 chroot using debootstrap. Install logs (both debootstrap and cdebootstrap) attached; no errors that I can see.
Why do you think uname -r has anything to do with the userspace's arch?
Try dpkg --print-architecture.