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Old 02-23-2003, 02:08 PM   #1
d33pdream
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chroot problem (thinks 'env' is a directory)


Working on my first LFS system and i've gotten to the point where i need to chroot my new LFS partition and the book says to type:

chroot $LFS /static/bin/env -i \
HOME=/root TERM=$TERM PS1='\u:\w\$ ' \
PATH=/bin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin:/static/bin \
/static/bin/bash --login

(where $LFS = (for me) /mnt/lfs/)

So this is what i type and get back:


[root@localhost lfs]# /usr/sbin/chroot /mnt/lfs/static/bin/env -i \
> HOME=/root TERM=$TERM PS1='\u:\w\$ ' \
> PATH=/bin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin:/static/bin \
> /static/bin/bash --login

/usr/sbin/chroot: cannot change root directory to /mnt/lfs/static/bin/env: Not a directory


any ideas?
 
Old 02-23-2003, 02:11 PM   #2
d33pdream
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whoa, OK. I wasn't taking the book seriously when i saw a space inbetween the $LFS and static/bin/env -i. I left the space out thinking that the variable needed to fill out the first part of that path but nope. K, another thread to chalk up on the search for new comers

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