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Re: chroot in /usr and initrd booting

On Fri, 7 Jun 2002, Andreas Bombe wrote:
> I have filed #146208 against shellutils almost a month ago.  It's about
> the chroot binary being in /usr/sbin instead of /sbin and I didn't get any
> reaction so far.
> In short, when booting an initrd, after the pivot_root a chroot has to
> be done into the new root.  If /usr is on a separate partition, chroot
> isn't available, boot fails.

IIRC chroot has already been in /usr/sbin since it was in util-linux,
before it moved to sh-utils and pivot_root was implemented. That doesn't
make it right, though.


ruehmkorf at informatik dot uni hyphen koeln dot de

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