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Name

chroot - run command or interactive shell with special root directory

Synopsis

chroot NEWROOT [COMMAND...]
chroot OPTION

Description

Run COMMAND with root directory set to NEWROOT.

--help display this help and exit

--version
output version information and exit

If no command is given, run ‘’${SHELL} -i’’ (default: /bin/sh).

Author

Written by Roland McGrath.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

Copyright

Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

See Also

The full documentation for chroot is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and chroot programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info chroot

should give you access to the complete manual.


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