root user instead of LFS - Please help

Bobby Pejman bpejman at sbcglobal.net
Sat May 28 00:43:07 PDT 2005


Well, I'm using LFS boot CD and sudo is not a
supported command. 
--- Jim Gifford <lfs at jg555.com> wrote:
> Bobby Pejman wrote:
> 
> >Hello All,
> >
> >In section 4.3 (Add the LFS user) of the book, I
> don't
> >want to add a user LFS. I'm automating my
> installation
> >using a simple bash script and when it does this:
> >
> >su - lfs
> >
> >My automation stops. :( I like to be able to
> continue
> >my installation in root. I am not interested in
> using
> >ALFS either. This is a school project. 
> >
> >My problem is when I continue my installation in
> root,
> >my toolchain fails. I tried creating the LFS user
> >manually and toolchain worked. So I know it's the
> lfs
> >user thing.
> >
> >What steps do I need to add or change in order to
> >install LFS without using LFS as a user?
> >
> >Thank you all for all your help. I really
> appreciate
> >it!!!
> >
> >Bobby
> >email: bpejman at sbcglobal.net
> >  
> >
> Have you looked into using sudo instead?
> 
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