Re: Trouble upgrading in a chroot -- no /dev
On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 7:28 PM, Hendrik Boom <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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? The /dev outside the
> chroot is set up by udev. Is there some way of mounting it from inside
> the chroot?
I've read somewhere that udev is able to work from within a chroot,
which is why you need to bind or rbind mount it as suggested above.
>Is there some way of duplicate-mounting it from outside so
> it's visible inside? And there are probably similar problems with /proc,
> though I haven't hit them yet.
Since you're doing this regularly, take a look at schroot which helps
manage chroots including mounting and unmounting /dev, /home/ etc.