Forgot to unmount /proc and /sys from chroot!!! HELP

Karl Goetz karl at
Thu Feb 14 22:06:38 GMT 2008

On Thu, 2008-02-14 at 16:05 -0500, Jim Kronebusch wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Feb 2008 15:56:47 -0500, Jim Kronebusch wrote
> > Without thinking I did a "sudo rm -R -f /opt/ltsp/lf_i386" to remove my chroot 
> > and start again.  I forgot to unmount /proc and /sys from there before doing 
> > so.  I think I am about to experience very bad things due to this.
> > 
> > Can anyone give me some good advice to quickly rebuild this?
> I luckily did get a bunch of errors stating operation not permitted, so for all I know
> nothing has been deleted.  Things are still running seemingly okay.
> Can anyone shed some light on what my stupidity might lead to?

you should be ok - i regularly do the same thing in my dev chroots :$

> Thanks,
> Jim
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Karl Goetz,
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