(12) chroot from Raspbian into Gentoo
Do the chroot :
root@raspberrypi:/mnt/genoot# chroot /mnt/genoot /bin/bash raspberrypi / # source /etc/profile raspberrypi / # export PS1="(chroot) $PS1" (chroot) raspberrypi / #
Now we are no longer in Raspbian, we are now inside our Raspberry Pi 2 using Gentoo off the USB Hardrive.
If you have never done this before, take a minute to find out what a chroot jail is, because you are not on Raspbian. You are in Gentoo on the USB drive. The simplistic explanation is it is a type of Sandbox similar to being on a VirtualBox machine.
To test we are in the chroot, and not in Raspbian
(chroot) raspberrypi / # ls /home/pi ls: cannot access /home/pi: No such file or directory (chroot) raspberrypi / #
Kinda cool huh ?
Because we are in the chroot jail, we can not see the Raspbian SD Card, which is why /home/pi/ disappears - which is exactly what we want.
Anyway, back to work.
Next : Start Configuring Gentoo
Does the same as the system call of that name. If you don't know what it does, don't worry about it. -- Larry Wall ( Perl Man Page )