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From: DervishD <>
To: Ville Herva <>
Cc: Linux-kernel <>
Subject: Re: Using proc in chroot environments
Date: Sun, 2 Nov 2003 22:40:51 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20031102214051.GC54@DervishD> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

    Hi Ville :)

 * Ville Herva <> dixit:
> >     - I must mount copies of devpts, usbfs, etc... under the 'second'
> > proc, too, and this is even more annoying.
> Mount them under /.../chroot/proc ? Hm.

    That's what I'm doing right now (well I mount them under the /dev
directory of the chroot environment ;)
> >     The perfect solution for me is to hardlink the proc directory of
> > the chrooted environment to the proc directory on the true root dir,
> > but since this is not possible, whan can I do instead of remounting a
> > second copy of proc (which, by the way, makes /proc/mounts a little
> > bit weird...)?
> mount --bind is closest to hardlink you can get and it works. But I don't
> know if that is that much different from mounting proc second time.

    For other filesystems I don't know, for proc is more or less the
same, except maybe that --bind maybe doesn't show proc mounted twice

    Thanks :))

    Raúl Núñez de Arenas Coronado

Linux Registered User 88736 &

  parent reply	other threads:[~2003-11-02 21:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-11-02 20:49 Using proc in chroot environments DervishD
     [not found] ` <>
2003-11-02 21:40   ` DervishD [this message]
2003-11-03  3:10 ` Mark Mielke
2003-11-03  9:49   ` DervishD
2003-11-06 16:00 ` David Gómez
2003-11-07  9:35   ` DervishD

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