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I always refer to the install handbook - I can't emphasize this too much.
I also read the amd64 install notes.
Because I have an extensive Unix/Linux background, I look at the alternate
installation documentation. I often use Knoppix to build up a new
computer based upon this information.
If I have a problem, I review the install handbook again.
Steve Herber herber@... work: 206-221-7262
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On Tue, 20 Dec 2005, 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 /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?
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