chroot(8) - SerenityOS man pages

Name

chroot - run a shell with a different filesystem root

Synopsis

# chroot <path> [program] [-o options]

Description

This program uses the chroot(2) syscall to switch into a different filesystem root and spawn a shell inside it.

It runs the given program (by default, /bin/Shell) inside the new root. Mount options can be given in the same format as for mount(8).

Examples

# chroot /var/chroot
# pwd
/
# chroot -u 200:200 /var/chroot
$ id
uid=200(nona) gid=200(n/a)

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