1 .TH SWITCH_ROOT 8 ubase-VERSION 2 .SH NAME 3 \fBswitch_root\fR - Switch to another filesystem as the root of the mount tree 4 .SH SYNOPSIS 5 \fBswitch_root\fR [\fB-c \fIconsole\fR] \fInewroot init 6 .SH DESCRIPTION 7 \fBswitch_root\fR removes all files and directories on the current root filesystem and overmounts it with \fInewroot\fR. 8 If a \fIconsole\fR is specified, redirect stdio and stderr to it. 9 After the switch, execute \fIinit\fR. 10 .TP 11 \fBswitch_root\fR can only be run as PID 1 in an initramfs or tmpfs with a regular and executable /init. 12 .SH OPTIONS 13 .TP 14 \fB-c\fR 15 Redirect stdio and stderr to \fIconsole\fR after switching to \fInewroot\fR.