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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.
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