nALFS ownership fails

Mihail Zenkov kreator at
Mon Mar 27 17:30:35 PST 2006

On Sun, 26 Mar 2006 19:10:40 +0200
Lars Nielsen <lars at> wrote:

> Hi
> I am making a nALFS based linux of my own. I have setup the stage of 
> chapter 5 according to the LFS book, and this is working fine.
> Now i enter chapter 6 and the mounting of file systems are fine. But 
> when i try to change ownership of the /tools directory nALFS fails with :
> I: Changing user ownership to 0 (recursive) in /: /tools
> E: Executing command using "sh" failed : No such file or directory
> E: Changing ownership failed.
> I have tried to skip this step but the following "Create Directories" 
> and "Essensial Symlinks" fails with a similar errormessage.
> info: I use nALFS 1.2.6 and the sources from Live-CD 6.1.1
> Can anyone show me how i can find the source/reason to this error?

I have this error too. When I try chroot, apps from /tools/bin саn't find /lib.
But I not understand why?

Try ln -s tools/lib in $LFS (LFS root dir).

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