→Installing the Base Ubuntu/Debian System using debootstrap
Now that the root filesytem disk image is mounted the base Ubuntu operating system can be be installed ''debootstrap''. The tool takes two command-line arguments, the release of Ubuntu or Debian to be installed (for example ''gutsy'' or ''edgy'') following by the location of the filesystem into which the packages are to be installed.
The following shows an excerpt of the output:
debootstrap gutsy /tmp/xenloop
I: Retrieving Release
I: Retrieving Packages