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Re: [vox-tech] debian virtual install
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Re: [vox-tech] debian virtual install

Gabriel Rosa said:
> On Sun, 23 Jun 2002, Rick Moen wrote:
>> I may be missing something important, here (long day, up late), but wouldn't this be
>> a perfect situation to use chroot?
> Ya, that would work but not 100% the way I want it.
> With a chrooted envr, I'd need to pull the base system from a mirror, unpack, etc,
> then do the install.
> I'd like to take advantage that the system I'm using already has a working OS and
> would simply like apt to go it's magic in a different directory.

I don't know much about Debian, but couldn't you copy the working
OS to the target directory and then chroot?

> Plus, chroot requires you to be root. (which is not a problem, but something I'd like
> to avoid).

See http://user-mode-linux.sourceforge.net/.  Really cool stuff.

-- Rod

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