Binutils compilation: mkdir: cannot create directory `/tools': Permission denied

Randy McMurchy lfs.user at
Thu Feb 12 13:58:22 PST 2009

jaredp wrote these words on 02/12/09 15:39 CST:

> Thanks Randy and Ag.
> Randy, I understand the patience thing.  I know how it is to field
> questions like this.
> I thought I was diligently following the book, but the answer must be
> that something was missed section 4.2.
> If I need to start over, it shouldn't be too bad.  I took the extra
> time to create scripts and back everything up, including an image of
> the "fresh" filesystem (using partimage).
> And there is no excuse for my top posting as I remember reading it on
> the website.  My apologies.

Don't worry about it. Your courtesy and willingness to follow our
guidelines has been noted and I'll do everything I can to help you as
you go forward.

Don't hesitate to continue asking for support if you need it. However,
do double-check that you've followed the book precisely. :-)


rmlscsi: [bogomips 1003.24] [GNU ld version 2.16.1] [gcc (GCC) 4.0.3]
[GNU C Library stable release version 2.3.6] [Linux i686]
15:58:00 up 5 days, 8:21, 1 user, load average: 0.30, 0.13, 0.10

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