Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop

From: "Nicholas E. Andrade" <sdnick484@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] System problems
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2011 20:28:55
Message-Id: 20110322124854.12263qdqekn7zyna@nickandrade.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop] System problems by Paul Hartman
Quoting Paul Hartman <paul.hartman+gentoo@×××××.com>:

> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 11:35 AM, Lindsay Haisley > <fmouse-gentoo@×××.com> wrote: >> And it bails if _any_ ebuild fails, so I >> have to go to the office, figure out the problem, and restart the >> process. > > With a new-enough portage you can use the --keep-going switch to cause > it to emerge everything it possibly can emerge which is not dependent > on the failed package. > > If your system is new enough to support bootable CD/DVD/USB, I'd try > to find a linux live CD which runs the same kernel version that you're > hoping to switch to, and (assuming it works) look at its kernel > config, dmesg, lspci -k, that sort of thing, and try to use it as a > hint for configuring your own kernel on your hardware. You can chroot > into gentoo from the liveCD and do all the kernel compilation stuff > from there so it might be relatively painless. >
Also if you do choose to go to a kernel newer than 2.6.32, consider trying the "make localyesconfig" which takes a loaded, working kernel (e.g. from a live CD) and creates a .config based on it. For additional info: http://kernelnewbies.org/Linux_2_6_32#head-11f54cdac41ad6150ef817fd68597554d9d05a5f ---------------------------------------------------------------- This message was sent using IMP, the Internet Messaging Program.

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Re: [gentoo-desktop] System problems Lindsay Haisley <fmouse-gentoo@×××.com>