changing the host distro

bsquared bwcode4u at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 07:17:45 PST 2011


On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 6:56 AM, Anand Arumugam <anand.arumug at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> The machine in which I am trying to get LFS built was running the latest
> version of debian. But I changed the distro to Xubuntu 10.10 while retaining
> the /mnt/lfs partition. I was not able to login to /mnt/lfs since the lfs
> user profile was lost. So I went through the steps in chapter-4 on adding
> the LFS user. Then I was able to login to /mnt/lfs and also able to su -
> lfs. But I am having problems in chapter-6 when I tried to do make mrproper.
> I am getting the following error:
> root:/sources/linux-2.6.35.4# make mrproper
> make: /bin/sh: Command not found
> make: /bin/sh: Command not found
> Makefile:538: /sources/linux-2.6.35.4/arch//Makefile: No such file or
> directory
> make: /bin/sh: Command not found
> make: /bin/sh: Command not found
> make: /bin/sh: Command not found
> make: /bin/sh: Command not found
> make: /bin/sh: Command not found
> make: /bin/sh: Command not found
> make: *** No rule to make target '/sources/linux-2.6.35.4/arch//Makefile'.
> Stop.
> Does switching the host distro got anything to do with this problem?
> Any help is greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Anand.
>
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I am not sure where in chapter 6 you are, but the message indicates
that '/bin/sh' can't be found.  As I recall that should be a symlink
to /tools/bin/{sh,bash}?.
Review 6.2 - 6.6 and see if maybe a step was forgotten.


-Brian



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