chroot

Full process to create a complete Debian installation of sid (unstable)

Full process to create a complete Debian installation of sid (unstable):

main # cd / ; mkdir /sid-root
main # debootstrap sid /sid-root http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/
[ ... watch it download the whole system ]
main # echo "proc /sid-root/proc proc defaults 0 0" >> /etc/fstab
main # mount proc /sid-root/proc -t proc
main # echo "sysfs /sid-root/sys sysfs defaults 0 0" >> /etc/fstab
main # mount sysfs /sid-root/sys -t sysfs
main # cp /etc/hosts /sid-root/etc/hosts