Chapter 5... chroot'ed, but no luck...

Thomas 'Balu' Walter tw at
Thu Jul 6 15:34:26 PDT 2000

+-Hendrix-(tgjp at[07.07.00 00:28]:
> Hi there,
> I recently completed the static install of all packages in the first
> part of chapter 5, then, when I use the 'chroot' command to default to
> my lfs partition, nothing works....  I can understand that some of the
> programs that I normally use (like vi, clear etc...) are not available
> but why can't I compile 'ed'....  When I try to 'configure' 'ed' I get a
> file not found error...  The command-line and error report looks like
> this:
> 	bash-2.04# ./configure --prefix=/usr
> 	bash: ./configure: No such file or directory
> I know that 'configure' is in the directory, and I know for sure that my
> commmand above executes the script, but I am assuming that the
> 'configure' script, itself, is referring to a file that do not exist...

If it is there - did you also check if /bin/sh exists? 
That should be symlink to bash. Configure starts with
usually - if it is not there - it states "file not found"

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