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Boot Linux system from a subdirectory on a partition?

I would like to try to set up a computer so that it has multiple Linux installs all in the same filesystem. For example, the filesytem would have 3 folders: /Ubuntu_Precise, /Ubuntu_Oneiric, and ...
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Swap root at runtime

I am developing an embedded Linux system. The system is usually installed by creating a ISO file which is written to a USB stick the board can boot from. To make the installation possible to do ...
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Are there any differences between mounting a /proc filesystem inside a chroot compared to mounting it from the outside?

Compare the following: mount -t proc none ./my_chroot/proc and: chroot ./mychroot mount -t proc none /proc