[Wolves] oops :)
chris-procter at talk21.com
Mon Mar 5 22:48:14 GMT 2007
So I've been playing around with chroot etc
I created a directory mkdir ~/test
Created a mount point mkdir ~/test/bin
then mounted /bin on it using
mount --bind /bin ~/test/bin
(The --bind option to mount lets you mount an existing
directory in another place, so /bin and ~/test/bin are
now two references to the same thing)
I tinkered around with chroot for a while (which I
couldn't get to work, but thats another story)
including installing creating some files as root, then
gave up and removed the lot:
sudo rm -rf ~/test
Spot the minor flaw?
I'm now wondering how I can rebuild a system that has
no ls, cp, mv, mount, bash, rpm etc.
Luckily this is a duel boot system so I've fallen back
to ubuntu and copied all the useful stuff off fedora.
I was probably going to reinstall it anyway.
Its the first time I've ever trashed a system by
mistake in my 10 years of *nixing, I'm actually quite
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