Stuck at 5.7.1

Andrew Benton b3nton at
Sun Jan 3 10:38:03 PST 2010

On 03/01/10 15:53, Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel wrote:
> Am Sonntag 03 Januar 2010 16:36:58 schrieb Mikie:
>> What is the difference using another user and substituting that username
>> elsewhere in the book? Is the LFS user hardcoded in the kernel with special
>> privileges?
> Did you notice where your kernel comes from? ;)
> The name "lfs:lfs" doesn't matter, you're free to change. It just has to be a
> user in the chroot system.

No, root does the chroot part

The point about creating the user lfs is to ensure that you've set up 
the environment and its variables correctly.


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