Re: How do I chroot in Debian?
On Tue, 2008-08-12 at 12:32 +0300, Eugene V. Lyubimkin wrote:
> Aniruddha wrote:
> > On Tue, 2008-08-12 at 11:38 +0300, Eugene V. Lyubimkin wrote:
> >> Aniruddha wrote:
> >>> I've used chroot numerous times with Gentoo and I wonder if this
> >>> procedure differs for Debian. Here's the procedure I used with Gentoo,
> >>> can I use the same procedure on a mounted Debian partition?
> >>>> # cp -L /etc/resolv.conf /mnt/gentoo/etc/
> >>>> # mount -t proc none /mnt/gentoo/proc
> >>>> # mount -o bind /dev /mnt/gentoo/dev
> >>>> # chroot /mnt/gentoo /bin/bash
> >>>> # env-update
> >>>> # source /etc/profile
> >>>> # export PS1="(chroot) $PS1"
> >>> I also wonder if it matters which live cd I use. Can I use the (Gentoo based) systemrescuecd? Or do I need a Debian livecd? Thanks in advance!
> > Thanks for the help, but isn't exactly what I meant. When I use chroot
> > it's for system rescue purposes. I boot from a livecd mount the Debian
> > partition and use chroot to login into my system and carry out repairs.
> Ah, undestood. Well, you can easily use commands you provided above - as for me, I don't
> see any objections to use them.
And does it matter which livecd I use? Should it be Debian based?