Fail to create 'binutils-build' directory

Jim Gifford lfs at jg555.com
Wed Jun 29 00:05:06 PDT 2005


Stephen Liu wrote:

>Hi Jim,
>
>Tks for your advice.
>
>- snip -
>
>  
>
>>You have to change your permissions as the root
>>user, once you do that 
>>everything will work the way it should.
>>    
>>
>
>I tried following steps before posting
>
>[satimis at localhost ~]$ su -
>Password:  (entered host FC3 root password)
>[root at localhost ~]# su - lfs
>lfs:~$ echo $LFS
>/mnt/lfs
>lfs:~$ mkdir ../binuils-build
>mkdir: cannot create directory `../binuils-build':
>Permission denied
>
>
>lfs:~$ su
>Password: (entered LFS root password)
>su: incorrect password
>lfs:~$ su -
>Password: (entered LFS root password)
>su: incorrect password
>lfs:~$ su
>Password: (entered host FC3 password)
>root:/home/lfs#
>
>At this point I hesitated to proceed.  Whether it
>referred to host FC3 /home/lfs
>
>Because I found
># ls -al /home/lfs/
>total 36
>drwx------  2 lfs  lfs  4096 Jun 29 13:17 .
>drwxr-xr-x  6 root root 4096 Jun 28 17:13 ..
>-rw-------  1 lfs  lfs   622 Jun 29 13:17
>.bash_history
>-rw-r--r--  1 lfs  lfs    59 Jun 28 18:37
>.bash_profile
>-rw-r--r--  1 lfs  lfs    96 Jun 28 23:27 .bashrc
>
>There was a directory /home/lfs created on the host
>FC3 with 3 hidden files there, namely;
>.bash_history
>.bash_profile
>.bashrc
>
>B.R.
>Stephen
>  
>
You know that all the commands in the book expect you in the untarred 
source directory

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