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Old 03-18-2004, 03:06 AM   #1
alaios
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change root


Hi there. My boss gave me a Linux pc that under a directory has another Linux. He told me that i must change the root directory for being able to boot the new linux. I have no idea how i can do such a thing.. Any idea?
 
Old 03-18-2004, 03:33 AM   #2
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Ur question is not very clear.
Can u give more details of ur problem ?
 
Old 03-18-2004, 03:41 AM   #3
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ask him to tell you what the story is and write it down the post it here.
 
Old 03-18-2004, 05:16 AM   #4
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i wonder if the previous 216 posts were so clear...
 
Old 03-18-2004, 06:37 AM   #5
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I think he means you need to enter a chroot environment...if the 'other linux' is under /path/to/linux then you need to do:
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chroot /path/to/linux
which makes /path/to/linux become the new / (until you type exit)
 
Old 03-18-2004, 01:22 PM   #6
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yes..

the chroot...command. After this command everything will be used referencing to the new root directory?
 
  


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