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On Wed, 18 Feb 2004 07:38:42 -0600
Jay Maynard <jmaynard@...> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 01:27:50PM +0000, Tavis Ormandy wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 05:07:40PM +0100, Marc Giger wrote:
> > > As you already noticed, you need a 2.4 kernel to be able to do a
> > > "mount -o bind".
> > I dont think this step is essential to get a working system, but it
> > is advisable (some configure scripts use information from /proc, but
> > they usually have sane defaults).
> The "mount -o bind" was what I ran across when trying to run off of a
> Debian install CD. That effort foundered on "kernel too old" when
> trying to chroot. Note that a bind-mount is necessary for /dev in such
> an instance.
Next time I should read the whole thread again before answering.
/dev is the problem not /proc :-)
Why not just cp -a /dev/* /mnt/gentoo/dev/ ? Never tried myself but I
think it should work for installing gentoo.
What's about the paging error? Do you have more infos or gave up?:-)
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