[lfs-support] lfs 7.4 / Section 6 - Building the LFS System as sudo?
Walter P. Little
walterplittle at gmail.com
Fri Nov 29 12:10:03 PST 2013
On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 10:56 AM, frozen tuesday
<frozen.tuesday at gmail.com>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).
Does "sudo bash" work to get you logged in as root? That is my typical way
to get around systems that don't allow a direct root login
> 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 $LFSis 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"?
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