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From: Marc Giger <gigerstyle@...>
Subject: Re: LiveCD refuses to boot on Takara
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2004 15:15:19 +0100
On Wed, 18 Feb 2004 13:27:50 +0000
Tavis Ormandy <taviso@g.o> 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). 

Agreed. I referred only to the error message and not to the
installation. I should have mentioned what you wrote:

> 
> I think you can get around this by using mount -t proc proc
> /mnt/gentoo/proc, it doesnt make any difference which one you use,
> except the latter should be supported on older kernels. I should
> update the guide :)

Yep, you should:-)

Perhaps, the following should be in the doc. What do you think?

What's about the installation on a new harddisk without a bsd disklabel?

Software RAID with disklabels (autodetection, kernel-params etc.)
Currently I run this configuration and can provide some infos if wanted.

greets

Marc

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