/dev/null: Permission denied

Sebastian admin at wodkahexe.de
Sun Oct 3 13:12:53 PDT 2004

Am Mon, 13 Sep 2004 19:24:44 +0200 schrieb Oliver Eickenberg:

> Hi,
> after beeing a happy LFS-User for almost 2 years now i want to setup a 
> new system giving alfs a chance now. I'm using nALFS 1.2.4 and 
> LFS-5.1.1-5 and managed to get through configuration and chapter05 with 
> only a few problems that i could solve by myself.
> But now i'm stuck: in chapter06 now, when glibc-2.3.3 has to be 
> configured i get the following error:
> -: ../glibc-2.3.3-lfs-5.1/configure: line 187: /dev/null: Permission 
> denied
> I: Log file stored in: 
> I: /root/.nALFS/packages/glibc-2.3.3.xml 
>                        E: Execution failed (1).
> The first line of this is repeated a hundred times. The logfile 
> mentioned in the output does not contain further information as far is i 
> could see. I checked the (right?) configure-file but there is no 
> reference to /dev/null in a line near 187. Additionally, i gave all 
> permissions to /dev/null (and /mnt/lfs/dev/null, assuming that the error 
> happens in the chroot-environment), so i'm out of ideas now.
> Thanks for answers,
> Oliver


maybe your partition is mounted with 'nodev'

>From 'man mount':

** nodev -> Do not interpret character or block special devices on the
file system.

greets, sebastian

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