I have a system where I need to regenerate my kernel image, I booted a CD from 2001.08 and mounted all the required partitions and everything but when i get to the point where I need to run the cheroot command I get this error:
chroot: failed to run command `/bin/bash': No such file or directory
i even tried using sh instead of bash and that was a no go. I can see that both shells exist is the live cd environment, i am clueless as to what else to try.
Last edited by vendion (2012-07-15 23:01:58)
I think there could be problem with your CPU - 32bit vs. 64bit. Try this command if helps:
chroot /mounted/root /bin/bash
"no such file or directory" could also mean that the linker in your chroot cannot be found. There should be a symlink /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (32bit) or /lib/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 (64bit)
You are not, by chance, fighting with this whole glib migration issue are you?
Outside of the chroot environment, see if /usr/lib contains the stuff that used to be in /lib. Now, /lib is to be a symlink to /usr/lib.
If that is the problem, you will not be able to chroot. You can fix it, however, from the host OS. As I found out here
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I thought I had fixed that issue I followed this post but I guess I did not link it correctly or something, I was able to create the symlink from usr/lib to lib and I was able to get into a chroot environment.