[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"?
>
> Thanks.
>
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