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I have a chroot environment on /data/workbench/mnt and I want to execute a binary which is inside the chroot environment (for example /data/workbench/mnt/bin/bash). I added the chroot library path to $LD_LIBRARY_PATH and I just did /data/workbench/mnt/bin/bash. I get a very strange error: No such file or directory. I am ABSOLUTELY sure that the file exists. When I chroot /data/workbench/mnt /bin/bash everything runs smoothly without errors. What's going on?

BTW: I'm on armv7l

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Yes, I know you said “I am ABSOLUTELY sure that the file exists.” But is it possible that the command you’re running (which you say, for example, is /bin/bash in the “chroot environment”) is a symbolic link to an absolute pathname that’s rooted in the chroot environment (and which does not have a counterpart in the outside environment)? Or that one of its dynamic libraries is? –  Scott Dec 4 '12 at 17:07
it's not. no command works. and isn't linking anywhere is it? I get no errors about the libs... –  ttouch Dec 4 '12 at 19:23

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