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From: Jay Maynard <jmaynard@××××××××.cx>
To: gentoo-alpha@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alpha] LiveCD refuses to boot on Takara
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2004 13:38:44
Message-Id: 20040218073842.A14667@thebrain.conmicro.cx
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-alpha] LiveCD refuses to boot on Takara by Tavis Ormandy
On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 01:27:50PM +0000, Tavis Ormandy wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 05:07:40PM +0100, Marc Giger wrote: > > As you already noticed, you need a 2.4 kernel to be able to do a > > "mount -o bind". > I dont think this step is essential to get a working system, but it is > advisable (some configure scripts use information from /proc, but they > usually have sane defaults).
The "mount -o bind" was what I ran across when trying to run off of a Debian install CD. That effort foundered on "kernel too old" when trying to chroot. Note that a bind-mount is necessary for /dev in such an instance.
> > I think you can get around this by using mount -t proc proc > /mnt/gentoo/proc, it doesnt make any difference which one you use, > except the latter should be supported on older kernels. I should update > the guide :)
The guide already says to do that for /mnt/gentoo/proc. -- gentoo-alpha@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-alpha] LiveCD refuses to boot on Takara Marc Giger <gigerstyle@×××.ch>