Fail to create 'binutils-build' directory

Jim Gifford lfs at jg555.com
Tue Jun 28 22:21:22 PDT 2005


Stephen Liu wrote:

>Hi folks,
>
>Following
>5.4. Binutils-2.15.91.0.2 - Pass 1
>http://www.sg.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/6.0/chapter05/binutils-pass1.html
>
>to continue building LFS
>
>[satimis at localhost ~]$ su - lfs
>Password:
>lfs:~$ echo $LFS
>/mnt/lfs
>
>lfs:~$ mkdir ../binutils-build
>mkdir: cannot create directory `../binutils-build':
>Permission denied
>
>lfs:~$ ls -al /mnt/lfs/
>total 44
>drwxr-xr-x  5 root root  4096 Jun 28 17:05 .
>drwxr-xr-x  7 root root  4096 Jun 27 14:19 ..
>drwx------  2 root root 16384 Jun  2 11:41 lost+found
>drwxrwxrwt  2 lfs  root  4096 Jun 28 13:45 sources
>drwxr-xr-x  2 lfs  root  4096 Jun 28 17:05 tools
>
>I was not allowed to create 'binutils-build'.  Any
>advice?  TIA
>
>B.R.
>Stephen Liu
>
>  
>
You have to change your permissions as the root user, once you do that 
everything will work the way it should.

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