Can't change ownership back to root

Azfhasterisk azfhasterisk at
Tue Oct 10 10:40:47 PDT 2006

Thanks, that was the ticket

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> I have got to chapter 5.32 on the LFS and trying to change ownership back
> to
> root but when I exec command "chown -R root:root $LFS/tools" I just get
> "operation not permitted" on all of the files and dir.
> I think this my have to do with a reboot that had to be done during the
> build process but every thing that I did after the reboot worked fine.
> I am using the LiveCD for the host and the drive that is mounted has
> nothing
> but the LFS partition.
> Can any one help?
> Thanks
> Rick

Do it as root, not as the lfs user.

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