Fw: Chroot'ed Environment Problem!!!!! Please Help.

Foyah Z. Freeman, Jr. Foyah at excite.com
Sat Sep 2 22:44:16 PDT 2000


Thanks for the response.  It has been very helpful.

Good night.
On Sat, 02 Sep 2000 20:04:00 -0700, Foyah Z. Freeman, Jr. wrote:

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>  ----- Original Message ----- 
>  From: blows <blows at adinet.com.uy>
>  To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
>  Sent: Saturday, September 02, 2000 4:51 PM
>  Subject: Re: Chroot'ed Environment Problem!!!!! Please Help.
>  
>  
>  > 
>  > 
>  > "Foyah Z. Freeman, Jr." wrote:
>  > 
>  > > Good afternoon all:
>  > >
>  > >
>  > > I posted this problem last night and did not get any response.  I
>  > > searched through the archives and did not find anything that could
>  > > help.  If there is a post that anyone has seen anywhere that might
>  > > help my situation would be greatly appreciated.
>  > >
>  > > I just entered my chroot'ed environment and got the bash prompt:
>  > >
>  > > bash-2.04#
>  > >
>  > > My problem now is that when trying to install gcc, I get this error:
>  > >
>  > > bash-2.04# mkdir /usr/src/gcc-build
>  > > mkdir: cannot make directory `/usr/src/gcc-build': File exists
>  > >
>  > > I then run the ls command on my /mnt/lfs/usr/src directory and the
>  > > results show
>  > > the following:
>  > >
>  > > bash-2.04# ls
>  > > MAKEDEV-2.5 binutils-2.10 diffutils-2.7 gcc-2.95.2 glibc-2.1.3
>  > > grep-2.4.2 linux sed-3.02 sources textutils-2.0
>  > > bash-2.04 bzip2-1.0.1 fileutils-4.0 gcc-build glibc-build gzip-1.2.4a
>  > > make-3.79.1 sh-utils-2.0 tar-1.13
>  > >
>  > > These were all files created in the begining of the book (version
>  > > 2.4). I have
>  > > all of the packages in /mnt/usr/src/sources, and when I had to
>  > > install a package, I copied it to /mnt/usr/src and unpacked it there
>  > > and issue
>  > > the other commands as written in the book.
>  > >
>  > > Any ideas as to what I did wrong and where I can go from here as far
>  > > as making
>  > > it right? Could I copy all of these files to another partition
>  > > (/mnt/lfs/usr/local/tmp)?
>  > >
>  > > Thank you for any and all assistance.
>  > >
>  > > Linuxly yours
>  > > Foyah
>  > >
>  > 
>  > Hi,
>  > 
>  > Well, you can't create the directory gcc-build because already exists
>  > from the previous (static) gcc build.
>  > The files into the directory gcc-build are useless (I think), because
>  > you have to compile a dynamic gcc now, so
>  > you can move the files to another partition or remove it, you only need
>  > the gcc source (/usr/src/gcc-2.95.2),
>  > then follow the book.
>  > 
>  > I hope understand your problem and sorry if you don't understand my
>  > english, not my default language :)
>  > 
>  > bye
>  > 
>  > Joaquin
>  > 
>  > 
>  > 
>  > 
>  > 
>  > 
>  


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