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Re: Making a bootable multi-OS DVD with bootmanager

From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2004 12:36:42 +0100

On Mon, Nov 15, 2004 at 01:06:18PM +0000, Oliver Fromme wrote:
> Is there a way to let the DragonFly install CD perform a
> chroot() very early in the game, possibly even before the
> kernel spawns the init process?  That would be extremely
> helpful, because I could put all of the DragonFly related
> files into a subdirectory on the DVD and let it chroot()
> into that directory, without colliding with anything else
> on the DVD.

I don't think I want to hack the kernel for this, but
teaching init to do a chroot early should be easy. The biggest
problem is that IIRC you can't create devices from within a
chroot, which means changes to the installer. Or a hack
in the boot kernel to allow this :)


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