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Old 05-05-2008, 02:29 PM   #1
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Exclamation chroot cannot change the root directory with LFS live CD

root [ ~ ]# chroot "$LFS" /tools/bin/env -i HOME=/root TERM="$TERM" PS1='\u:\w\$PATH=/bin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin:/tools/bin/mnt/lfs/tools/bin/bash --login +h

and it says:
chroot cannot change the root directory to /tools/bin/env: no such file or directory

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Old 05-05-2008, 04:29 PM   #2
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I am sorry if this sounds too stupid, but have you checked to see if /tools/bin/env actually exists? If not it may be part of a step you have missed.

On the other hand, I may be completely wrong. It is a long time since I tried to build an LFS system (and gave up on it halv way), and this may be a more serious error, but I remember several times when I had to backtrace my steps to actually do a step I was sure I had done a long time ago.

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Old 05-06-2008, 02:51 PM   #3
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i tried that before that say error while loding shared object
Old 05-11-2008, 04:31 PM   #4
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chroot should change the root directory to $LFS and then set up the enviroment with /tools/bin/env (i suppose) and not to /tools/bin/env. your problem is with the variable, so check:
echo $LFS
it should be set to /mnt/lfs


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