[Mono-dev] Mono requires /proc to be mounted

Alex Shulgin alexander.shulgin at yessoftware.com
Fri Sep 25 06:46:51 EDT 2009

Ryan Bair wrote:
> Chroots commonly have bind mounts to /proc and /dev.  ie mount -o bind 
> /proc /path/to/chroot/proc

This is what I do to some extent currently.  For my app it sufficed to 
MAKEDEV null, tty and urandom.

> I'm not sure if Mono on Linux depends on proc being there or not, but 
> there is one really easy way to find out.

Obviously, it does. :)

The subject line "Mono requires /proc to be mounted." is printed on 
terminal whenever you try to run bundled mono app in chroot w/o /proc 
(and the process aborts).


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