Hi folks,

lfs-6.1.1
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/.../sysklogd.html

host - lfs liveCD 6.1.1.2
chroot environment

Following error popup on installing sysklogd-1.4.1
Code:
root:/sources/sysklogd-1.4.1# make install
/usr/bin/install -o root -g root -m 644 sysklogd.8 /usr/share/man/man8/sysklogd.8
/usr/bin/install: invalid group `root'
make: *** [install_man] Error 1
/etc/group exists with all colons on place;
Code:
root:x:0:
bin:x:1:
sys:x:2:
kmem:x:3:
tty:x:4:
tape:x:5:
daemon:x:6:
floppy:x:7:
disk:x:8:
lp:x:9:
dialout:x:10:
audio:x:11:
video:x:12:
utmp:x:13:
usb:x:14:
cdrom:x:15:
# ls -l $LFS/etc/
Code:
total 756
drwxr-xr-x  2 root root   4096 2005-12-28 20:42 default
-rw-r--r--  1 root root    170 2005-12-29 13:07 group
-rw-------  1 root root      6 2005-12-28 20:43 group_lock
-rw-------  1 root root      6 2005-12-28 20:43 gshadow_lock
......
Remark:
"etc/group.lock" and "etc/gshadow.lock were found with following line on them;
Code:
26708^@
Re-named them as "etc/group_lock" and "etc/gshadow_lock" respectively but the problem did not go.

root:/# ps 26708
Code:
  PID TTY      STAT   TIME COMMAND

It also did happen on installing "sysvinit-2.86"
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/.../sysvinit.html

root:/sources/sysvinit-2.86# make -C src install
Code:
.....
make: Entering directory `/sources/sysvinit-2.86/src'
for i in  mountpoint; do \
                install -o root -g root -m 755 $i /bin/; \
        done
install: invalid group `root'
make: *** [install] Error 1
root:/sources# echo $PATH
Code:
/tools/bin:/bin:/usr/bin
Pls advise. TIA

Furthermore
root:/# id
Code:
uid=0(root) gid=0 groups=0
# ls -l $LFS/lib/libnss*
Code:
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  81660 2005-12-28 00:01 /mnt/lfs/lib/libnss_compat-2.3.4 .so
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root     22 2005-12-28 00:01 /mnt/lfs/lib/libnss_compat.so.2 -> libnss_compat-2.3.4.so
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  45444 2005-12-28 00:00 /mnt/lfs/lib/libnss_dns-2.3.4.so
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root     19 2005-12-28 00:01 /mnt/lfs/lib/libnss_dns.so.2 -> libnss_dns-2.3.4.so
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 125906 2005-12-28 00:00 /mnt/lfs/lib/libnss_files-2.3.4. so
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root     21 2005-12-28 00:01 /mnt/lfs/lib/libnss_files.so.2 - > libnss_files-2.3.4.so
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  61063 2005-12-28 00:01 /mnt/lfs/lib/libnss_hesiod-2.3.4 .so
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root     22 2005-12-28 00:01 /mnt/lfs/lib/libnss_hesiod.so.2 -> libnss_hesiod-2.3.4.so
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 136117 2005-12-28 00:01 /mnt/lfs/lib/libnss_nis-2.3.4.so
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root 176174 2005-12-28 00:01 /mnt/lfs/lib/libnss_nisplus-2.3. 4.so
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root     23 2005-12-28 00:01 /mnt/lfs/lib/libnss_nisplus.so.2  -> libnss_nisplus-2.3.4.so
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root     19 2005-12-28 00:01 /mnt/lfs/lib/libnss_nis.so.2 -> libnss_nis-2.3.4.so
B.R.
satimis