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On Tue, 10 Feb 2004 10:27:17 -0500
"Donsbach, Jeff" <jeff.donsbach@...> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Time to come out of the closet so to speak. I've been fiddling with
> Gentoo on my XLT (XL366).
> I was having some moderate success with the 1.4rc1 stage1 but it
> encountered some build errors along the way. Q: Is there a log file
> where all the output of "emerge sync" goes?
AFAIK not. Why not redirect the ouptut?
> So, then I poked around and saw that the 1.4 experimental stages were
> a bit newer, so, I decided to try those. I didn't get as far. I also
> got the "FATAL: kernel too old" error when I tried to do a "chroot" .
> Oh by the way, I am currently running RH 6.2 with a 2.2.19 kernel
> (yes, old I know).
> So, it would seem there is something incompatible with the
> Stage1/LiveCD and a running 2.2 kernel.
> What would folks recommend using for a kernel to boot from instead?
2.4.x. The LiveCD's boots from a 2.4 kernel.
> I had one other problem with the 1.4rc1 install in that I couldn't do
> a"mount --bind" . It said the operation wasn't supported by the kernel
> (or something to that effect). How important is that? I just skipped
mount -o bind doesn't work with a 2.2 kernel.
Why don't you boot from the LiveCD? Problems too?
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