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cp /mnt/cdrom/snapshots/portage-20050709.tar.bz2 /mnt/gentoo
(this will set conditions as though snapshot was downloaded) then:
tar -xvjf /mnt/gentoo/portage-20050709.tar.bz2 -C /mnt/gentoo/usr
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Martin" <pjmartin@...>
Sent: Tuesday, December 20, 2005 11:33 PM
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Problems getting started
> Richard Fish wrote:
>>On 12/20/05, Peter Martin <pjmartin@...> wrote:
>>>The root is /mnt/gentoo on /dev/hda3
>>>I then did:
>>>tar -xvjpf /mnt/cdrom/stages/stage3-20050709-2005.1.tar.bz2
>>>tar -xvjf /mnt/cdrom/snapshots/portage-20050709.tar.bz2 -C
>>>As I watched the blur flashing by on the monitor, about 2/3 of the way
>>>through the lines began to rap. When the process stopped and I could see
>>>what was happening; after each tar command it was stating
>>>"cannot write no space left on device."
>>>This baffles me as 10 Gig should be plenty of space?
>>It is, but did you do "cd /mnt/gentoo" before extracting the files?
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