Lfs5 ch5 coreutils error

John Toews john at academiccolab.org
Thu Nov 6 17:58:00 PST 2003

The filesystem is ext2 - a logical partition of 3gb. The kernel is

Let me know if anything else would help!


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Subject: Re: Lfs5 ch5 coreutils error

On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 15:50, John Toews wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm having a problem running the 'make RUN_EXPENSIVE_TESTS=yes check' 
> command during the chapter 5 step using Coreutils 5.0. (note that make

> check runs fine)
> Note I am no Linux expert. I didn't seem to encounter any unexpected 
> errors in my earlier builds using LFS as a guide. I am running debian 
> 3.0 as the host on a p3 500. I am wondering if the error is simply 
> that the partition doesn't have 4gb free? (it is a 3gb partition)

You shouldn't need to actually have 4 GB available. I believe the test
just checks if your system will support files that large.

What kernel version is running? What file system is the LFS system being
built on?

Gerard Beekmans

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