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

Christiaan Welvaart cjw at daneel.dyndns.org
Thu Dec 27 15:01:10 CET 2012

On Thu, 27 Dec 2012, Pascal Terjan wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Guillaume Rousse
> <guillomovitch at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Le 27/12/2012 11:29, Pascal Terjan a écrit :
>>>> 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.
>> I guess using a specific unit file, using builtin systemd chroot support,
>> should help. See http://0pointer.de/blog/projects/changing-roots for
>> details.
> Yes having an unit outside of the chroot with
> RootDirectoryStartOnly=yes would probably help (I had tried the "full
> system" chroot and couldn't get it to work and gave up after an hour)

Do you mean with systemd-nspawn?


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