CHROOT(1) User Commands CHROOT(1)
chroot - run command or interactive shell with special root directory
chroot [OPTION] NEWROOT [COMMAND [ARG]...] chroot OPTION
Run COMMAND with root directory set to NEWROOT. --groups=G_LIST specify supplementary groups as g1,g2,..,gN --userspec=USER:GROUP specify user and group (ID or name) to use --skip-chdir do not change working directory to '/' --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit If no command is given, run '"$SHELL" -i' (default: '/bin/sh -i'). Exit status: 125 if the chroot command itself fails 126 if COMMAND is found but cannot be invoked 127 if COMMAND cannot be found - the exit status of COMMAND otherwise
Written by Roland McGrath.
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chroot(2) Full documentation <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/chroot> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) chroot invocation'
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