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Old 11-24-2012, 03:01 AM   #1
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what is debootstrap and how to use it

i installed linux debian 6.0.5 using debootstarp , i can chroot to it and use as a separate os , but i cannot understand how does it work.. here is some of my question. (for info host linux is linux mint 13)
1) when i chroot to debian , uname -a shows linux mint. why? . there is a web site that guide me to install kernel and bootloader for debian !!!!?????
2) i installed a service on debian , i can use it now , but when i exit from debian , that service is still running,,,!!!!?????
3) how much memory and cpu is using ?

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Old 11-25-2012, 03:13 AM   #2
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Hope this helps:
Old 11-26-2012, 12:50 AM   #3
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Thank u elmig
could u PLZ tell me how it runs , i mean when i use chroot , it show me the shell and it really change to other os , without affecting host OS , less cpu usage ...???!!!


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