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SubjectRe: chroot() breaks syslog() ?
if you need any devices in /dev after the chroot you can create anything
you need in the appropriate directory.

with syslog you need to look at the -a option to syslogd to make things
work the way you want them to.

David Lang

On Mon, 4 Aug 2003, Ben Collins wrote:

> Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2003 01:34:38 -0400
> From: Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
> To: Steven Micallef <steven.micallef@world.net>
> Cc: "'linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org'" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
> Subject: Re: chroot() breaks syslog() ?
>
> On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 03:49:48PM +1000, Steven Micallef wrote:
> > You're right - my mistake, it doesn't actually work on 2.4.8 either, I think
> > I was looking at the wrong thing when I thought it was actually working.
> >
> > Is it worth considering (optionally) making /dev available to chroot()'ed
> > environments, or would that just defeat the whole purpose of chroot()?
>
> Enable devfs, and you can mount devfs anywhere, even in chroots, and it
> will propogate things like /dev/log.
>
> Generally chroot environments don't want that though.
>
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