[Mageia-dev] starting openssh inside a chroot, as per mageia wiki

Pascal Terjan pterjan at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 11:29:18 CET 2012

On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 1:57 AM, Glen Ogilvie <nelg at linuxsolutions.co.nz> wrote:
> Hi,
> The wiki, recommends starting openssh from within a chroot, on the following
> two pages:
> https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Packagers_chroot
> https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Chroot
> This does not work, with a current install from cauldron, as
> /etc/init.d/sshd does not get created.
> It seems like the systemd way of starting would be:
> systemctl start openssh.service
> But, then produces an error:
> [root at localhost /]# systemctl start openssh.service
> Running in chroot, ignoring request.
> So,  Any thoughts on what is the recommended way, and I'll be happy to
> update the wiki to reflect this.

Last time I tried, I gave up after various attempts and now went back
to the basics: running "sshd" and killing it to stop it.
Maybe I'll fetch some old initscript.

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