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commit 6e3023fc27f153e9cb1adb31049feb09f5ec4baa
parent e43a102f1139a7c0f0dfa5e3bef4881bc7e40431
Author: FRIGN <dev@frign.de>
Date:   Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:26:11 +0200

Add switch_root manpage

Aswitch_root.8 | 15+++++++++++++++
1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/switch_root.8 b/switch_root.8 @@ -0,0 +1,15 @@ +.TH SWITCH_ROOT 8 ubase-VERSION +.SH NAME +\fBswitch_root\fR - Switch to another filesystem as the root of the mount tree +.SH SYNOPSIS +\fBswitch_root\fR [\fB-c \fIconsole\fR] \fInewroot init +.SH DESCRIPTION +\fBswitch_root\fR removes all files and directories on the current root filesystem and overmounts it with \fInewroot\fR. +If a \fIconsole\fR is specified, redirect stdio and stderr to it. +After the switch, execute \fIinit\fR. +.TP +\fBswitch_root\fR can only be run as PID 1 in an initramfs or tmpfs with a regular and executable /init. +.SH OPTIONS +.TP +\fB-c\fR +Redirect stdio and stderr to \fIconsole\fR after switching to \fInewroot\fR.