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From: "Nicholas E. Andrade" <sdnick484@...>
Subject: Re: System problems
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2011 12:48:54 -0700
Quoting Paul Hartman <paul.hartman+gentoo@...>:

> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 11:35 AM, Lindsay Haisley  
> <fmouse-gentoo@...> 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




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