Init.c, making it chroot
erik.udo at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 10:19:25 UTC 2007
I just made patch. It's supposed to run /etc/rc before chrooting. This is
the NetBSD "way" of doing it. All i can say is that it compiled. So if
anyone can look at it before i get to test it becouse i might be forgetting
something. (i can't even test it now)
On 12/27/06, Erik Udo <erik.udo at gmail.com> wrote:
> How can i make init chroot after executing /etc/rc, and executing
> /etc/rc again in the chrooted enviroment?
> For this to work, i'd like to know at what point do i call chroot(),
> becouse init.c uses fork() at the point where it runs the rc script.
> The thing is, i want to run a whole system in a chrooted enviroment in
> this livecd i'm making. But the command "chroot /mnt/root /etc/rc"
> returns after the /etc/rc has been run, dropping me back from the
> chrooted enviroment. And if it doesn't, init never starts the multiuser
> So how can i go to the multiuser mode in a chrooted enviroment? I guess
> the only way to do that is to modify init.c
> Any help/feedback is appreciated.
> Cheers, Erik
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