Chown: can't change owner of files.

Daniel Roethlisberger admin at
Fri Dec 29 16:15:10 PST 2000

> I have problems with creating the devices with MAKEDEV, actually it
> is more with chown. The group and passwd files are in the correct
> directory: /etc and still when I run chown it complains 'invalid
> user'.

> I guess that I'll have to re-install some libraries or something
> else. Anyone a clue?

I had the same problem. The LibNSS was missing, in fact the whole
glibc was missing 'cos the compile of glibc failed and I didn't even
notice. Check whether you got libnss installed in your LFS system,
and if not check those pages that describe installing glibc again.


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