Ch.6 peculiar bash / find problem

Jim Gifford lfs at
Wed Jun 29 18:35:23 PDT 2005

David Ciecierski wrote:

> Hello again,
> I'm now stuck with a strange 'cannot-see-it' problem. Initially I did 
> not compile findutils; only now at the beginning of Ch6 (_after_ 
> chrooting) I realised they were missing. So I fired up another 
> console, compiled findutils as root in the original system 
> (--prefix=/tools), but... look at the following (run in LFS, after 
> chrooting):
> root:/tools/bin# ls find
> find
> root:/tools/bin# ./find --help
> bash: ./find: No such file or directory
> What on earth is happening? Why can I not run find?
> Thanks for help!
> Best regards,
> David Ciecierski

Looks like your path may not be correct, what is the output of echo $PATH

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