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I have a filesystem build with buildroot, to compile code for a device using a old kernel and uClibc.

Now I want to chroot into the fs. The problem is, I don't have /bin/bash, just /bin/busybox.
How do I say chroot to use busybox ash instead?

I already tried to create a link to busybox ash, but chroot still says failed to run command /bin/bash. no such file or directory.

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chroot /path/to/fs /bin/ash

See the chroot man page for details.

  • this doesn't work, i just have busybox in my /bin/ directory. – Pingu Dec 13 '12 at 15:13
  • You said that you had a link ash -> busybox. Anyway, just run chroot /path/to/fs /bin/busybox ash then. – Stéphane Chazelas Dec 13 '12 at 15:17
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You need to 'ldd busybox' and copy over the shared libs to which it links into the chroot. Use 'cp -L src dst' on the libs because they are usually simlinked.

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