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Re: Trouble upgrading in a chroot -- no /dev



In <hkvtq7$eup$1@ger.gmane.org>, Hendrik Boom wrote:
>On Wed, 10 Feb 2010 20:01:25 -0500, Tom H wrote:
>>> I upgrade inside the chroot so the unupgraded system can go on serving
>>> my users while the upgrade happens.
>>>
>>> Now I presume this is because /dev is absent from the chroot and it's
>>> trying to use /dev/fd/0 -- the device that acts like stdin.  What do I
>>> do to set things up so that I have a valid /dev?
>>
>> Before chroot
>> mount -o bind /dev /mountpoint/dev
>>
>> I usually do the same with /sys, /proc, and /dev/pts.
>
>Thanks. Wouldn't doing it for /dev accomplish it for /dev/pts as well?

Only if you use the "rbind" option instead of the "bind" option.
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