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Re: chroot in /usr and initrd booting

On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 01:34:00PM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 02:31:32PM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > If a chroot() will always (or almost always) be required after
> > pivot_root(), it should simply be done in pivot_root.c, and the 'chroot'
> > program can stay where it is.
> How do you make the pivot_root command chroot its parent process?  And
> even if you can, does it follow that this is always correct?

chroot(8) doesn't chroot its parent process either.  If pivot_root were
doing that job in this instance, it would presumably work similarly to

 - mdz

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