[lfs-support] lfs 7.4 / Section 6 - Building the LFS System as sudo?

Chris Staub chris at beaker67.com
Fri Nov 29 10:59:11 PST 2013

On 11/29/2013 01:56 PM, frozen tuesday wrote:
> Hello all --
> Thanks to the help I have received here or elsewhere, I have made it as
> far as section III in the online instructions: "Building the LFS System".
> I am using Linux Mint 15 as my host computer which only allows me to
> "sudo" before commands. I cannot log in as root (to my knowledge). The
> instructions at the end of section 5 state:
> "The commands in the remainder of this book must be performed while
> logged in as user |root| and no longer as user |lfs|. Also, double check
> that |$LFS| is set in |root|'s environment."
> Is it sufficient to sudo before every command in the rest of the book,
> or do I need to find a way to log in as the user "root"?
> Thanks.

You stay root anyway as long as you're in the chroot.

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