[ubuntu-uk] 32-bit chroot on Hardy
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Thu Mar 13 10:25:01 GMT 2008
Quoting Neil Greenwood <neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com>:
> On 13/03/2008, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> I have a pesky app which won't work on 64-bit Hardy. Rather than mess
>> around installing a completely separate installation of 32-bit Ubuntu or
>> setting up a VM, I thought I'd have a go at setting up a 32-bit chroot.
>> It's been a couple of years since I setup a 32-bit chroot, and the only
>> thing I've found that makes any sense is this guide...
>> I've done the dbootstrap command (substituting hoary for hardy) and it
>> appears to install things. I then get to the chroot command and type...
>> chroot /chroot/
>> It then says it can't find /bin/bash, but it's in /chroot/bin/bash.
>> I just wondered if anyone had sucessfully got a 32-bit chroot working?
> I got one working by following the instructions at
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DebootstrapChroot. These
> instructions say that dchroot is deprecated. Maybe they'll help you
> get a working system.
> If you do, it's probably worth adding a note to the forum thread to
> help anyone else who has the problem.
Thanks Neil, I'll give it a try this evening and report back.
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