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Re: Debian in a changeroot

Joerg Platte <jplatte@jako.ping.de> writes:

> Hi!
> I installed Debian in a changeroot environment to provide an "rsyncable" image 
> for a computer pool. Updates and new programs can be installed easily by 
> invoking dselect or apt-get in the changeroot. Replacing 
> /sbin/start-stop-daemon permanently[1] (using dpkg-divert) with a shell 
> skript that does nothing but exiting with a returncode of zero prevents most 
> daemons from being (re)started during an update. But some init.d-scripts 
> don't use the start-stop-daemon binary to start a daemon (e. g. bluez-sdp). 
> This results in daemons running in the changeroot and may affect the same 
> daemon running outside the changeroot.
> Is there a recommended way to prevent daemons from being started in an 
> changeroot during an update? Should I file a bug report against packages not 
> using start-stop-daemon?

If you are using i386 try UML. Should circumvent your problem nicely.


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