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>Peter Humphrey <prh@...> wrote:
>>I unpacked an x86 stage 3, and set up hosts, networks and users as
>>instructed, but when I tried "linux32 chroot /mnt/gentoo32 /bin/bash" I
>>got a permission-refused error on /bin/bash. (I tried both with and
>>without --login; it made no difference.)
>Did you do this as root?
Yes, and as myself which gave a slightly different error msg.
>>So I unpacked a portage
>>snapshot, rebooted from the installation CD and tried again. I could
>>then chroot. I reasoned that /bin/bash could not be executed because
>>there was no 32-bit kernel, so I emerged and compiled gentoo-sources in
>>/mnt/gentoo32. After that I could chroot from the installed system.
>You don't need a 32-bit kernel.
Hmm. Then I'll have to solve the problem above. Meanwhile I have the
kernel so perhaps I'll keep it pro tem.
> For a few things it can be convenient
>to have kernel sources present, but I don't remember what things those
>are. Cross that bridge if you come to it.
< Snip useful scripts - thanks! >
>I maintain my chroot as practically another whole system. That's
>wasteful but makes some things a lot easier -- even maintenance is
>easier with all that waste, because you are letting portage 'think'
>for you about what it needs to install.
Tha's more-or-less what I seem to be doing.
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