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Subject: Re: 8 days now!!
Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2007 22:39:24 -0500 (EST)
Thanks Lindsay!

Sometimes I just need a hug!!  I am running in knoppix (the only x system
I have) and webmail (squirrel mail) and it is very difficult to get by. 
Gentoo has been very good to me and I am trying to get back.  maybe I have
too many use variables or somthing.  I got as far as compiling the kernel
and configuring grub. I even got it to boot! but I ran into a wall when I
started to emerge gnome.  the problem was with XML-parser. something about
gcc. now I have recompiled system a bunch of times and it is killing me! 
I only have a gentoo 2006.0 LiveCD and I started by downloading a 2006.1
stage3 tarball. I am using knoppix cd now because it allows me to shell in
as root and then I can mount my hd and chroot in. Like I said I am not a
newbe but then again, I don't do bare metal installs very often and thanks
for the kind words!  It is hard for me to even get to my email now.  I
need my evolution and firefox passwords!! damn!!!

Thanks
Rick



> Hey, be patient with this fellow! Been there.  Know how he feels.  Bought
> the
> T-shirt.  Been flamed on this list for doing exactly what he's done!
>
> To the original poster ....
>
> First, it's hard to figure out what might be wrong when you're beating
> your
> head against a wall feeling frustrated.  Step back and chill!
>
> Second, post to this list a summary of what happened to cause the crash,
> what
> you've done to try to recover, and what the compile errors are that you're
> getting.  It's not posting about your frustration that's going to get you
> the
> help you need to get back on track, it's posting solid reports about what
> you're doing and the errors you're getting.
>
> You might want to use a Gentoo live-CD to copy your important data to
> another
> box, and then give us as much useful information as you can about the
> problem.
> I've found that the solution to must such situations is simpler than ones
> frustration makes it appear.
>
> Thus spake ????baran Akçay??r on Sat, Feb 03, 2007 at 03:36:28PM CST
>> so ? why do i have to know this?
>> please dont spam
>>
>> 03 Feb 2007 Sat tarihinde, lists ??unlar?? yazm????t??:
>> > I have been using Gentoo for 3 years and I have been using Linux for
>> 10
>> > years!  I have been spending the past 8 days trying to re-install
>> gentoo
>> > on my desktop after a crash.  compile error after error after error
>> after
>> > error after error after error after error!! I think I am done with
>> > gentoo!!!!!
>> >
>> > I should have loaded a gun, pointed it at my foot, and squeezed!!!! I
>> > can't even begin to ask questions about what could be going wrong.
>> there
>> > are too many!  I have followed thread after thread and keep hiting new
>> > problems!  What the H! Also, I am not a newbe! compile, compile,
>> > compile..... This is crazy!!
>>
>>
>> --
>> ????baran Akçay??r
>> http://ish.kodzilla.org
>>
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