Boot vs Chroot
Puvvada, Vijay B.
VIJAY.B.PUVVADA at saic.com
Sun Nov 20 07:54:05 PST 2005
That's what I was kind of thinking but I figured it was better safe to
On Sun, 2005-11-20 at 10:48 -0500, Joe Ciccone wrote:
> Puvvada, Vijay B. wrote:
> >Hello All,
> >I am trying to build a linux-from-scratch for a Cerf-Cube 405EP that
> >have lying around so that I can learn how to build a full
> >My host environment is a Redhat Fedora Core 4 distribution on a dell
> >laptop (x86) and my target is the cerfcube 405ep (ppc). As such,
> >not using the live cd.
> >I am following the online version of the CLFS book (which rocks) and
> >far I have successfully built the cross-tools and temporary tools
> >that would put me at the end of chapter 6).
> >At this point, I am trying to decide whether to boot or chroot to
> >complete the installation. In terms of deployment, I was going to
> >some form of netboot and then disk on flash. I figured I could
> >the entire distribution first and then setup netboot, etc after.
> >I am afraid I can't figure out which way to go. I don't think I
> >understand the pros and cons of either method.
> You can only chroot when your host system can run the binaries. Say,
> alpha -> alpha. Since you are doing x86 -> ppc you need to boot
> your x86 kernel can not run ppc binaries.
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