chrooted environment

Rui Ferreira ruifmferreira at
Sun Nov 17 14:00:51 PST 2002

>From: Karl Eggert <karl_eggert at>
>Reply-To: lfs-support at
>To: lfs-support at
>Subject: chrooted environment
>Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2002 22:33:12 +0100
>I don't know if this question has been posted before, and it is
>difficult to access the mailing list at this time.
>When I try to enter the chroot env in chap. 6  I get this Error:
>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
>bash: chroot: command not found
>I really don't know what to do about this. Can anybody help?

You _must_ be root to execute that command.
chroot must be installed in your host system.
chroot comes from the sh-utils package.
If you got this far then I'm sure you have it installed.
Issue a 'which chroot' command to see if it is in the $PATH.

Good luck
Rui Ferreira

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