Pacman and CheckSpace on the install CD
On Thu, 10 Mar 2011 22:08:34 -0600
Dan McGee <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 9:21 PM, Allan McRae <email@example.com>
> > On 11/03/11 12:17, Dan McGee wrote:
> >> Has anyone tried this yet? Or at least in a similar "let me mount a
> >> bunch of drives under a folder and set my root to that" type
> >> situation? Just want to make sure all the statvfs() stuff plays
> >> nice with chrooting and such, although I guess we don't chroot
> >> during the install itself...
> > I have used it with mkarchroot (which does a pacman -r) with no
> > issues. *I assume the installer essentially does the same.
> > What will not work, is using this within a chroot... * Run "df"
> > inside a chroot to see why. *Perhaps we should document that in the
> > man page?
> Might not be a terrible idea, and not sure there is any good way we
> can work around that.
AIF has cans install in the live system, as well as the target
system. like this:
PACMAN_TARGET="pacman --root $var_TARGET_DIR --config /tmp/pacman.conf"