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Re: booting a debootstraped filesystem?

On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 01:22:04PM +0200, Henning Moll wrote:

> I used a debootstraped/chrooted sarge filesystem to build a binary-deb
> package, which i also installed there (also under chroot). Now i want
> test(execute) that package. For that purpose i think of booting that
> filesystem.
> I know how to use debootstrap/chroot to setup a debian system on _another_
> partition. But how to go if root of the debootstraped file hirachy is not
> the root of the partitions filesystem?
> Any suggestions?

I think you are looking for user-mode-linux and rootstrap.  This lets you
boot the system with a separate (UML) kernel, its own init, processes,
network, etc.

 - mdz

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