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From: Richard Fish <bigfish@...>
Subject: Re: Problems getting started
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2005 15:43:24 -0700
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
> then
> tar -xvjf /mnt/cdrom/snapshots/portage-20050709.tar.bz2  -C /mnt/gentoo/usr
> 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?

-Richard

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