grub-install does not see block device while being in chroot user environment
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block device: Not found or not a block device.
While in chroot mode issuing lsscsi reports:
error: Unable to open /proc/mounts for reading Unable to locate sysfsroot. If kernel>= 2.6.0 Try something like 'mount -t sysfs none /sys'.
mount --bind /proc /CurrentMountPointofRootPartition/proc
mount --bind /dev /CurrentMountPointofRootPartition/dev
mount --bind /sys /CurrentMountPointofRootPartition/sys
After that the command chroot /CurrentMountPointofRootPartition can be issued and the virtual proc, sys and dev filesystems will be available from within the chroot environment so that commands like grub-install can function.
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- Document ID:3141099
- Creation Date:14-FEB-07
- Modified Date:27-APR-12
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