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From: electric-light-heads <imuzik@...>
Subject: Re:if not with CD-R
Date: Fri May 17 11:15:03 2002
well
just about to chroot from debian to install gentoo
but
before that
cannot find out how o mount proc
when i do
mount proc /proc
from debian
ths sytem tell me to mention somthing about the files ystem

what does the "mount proc" in the latter sentence mean?

just writing things to /etc/fstab of gentoo partition is ok?

---things i found on the gentoo www---

You can follow through most of the standard Gentoo install guide now. Make sure 
your net connection is working (e.g. put an entry in /etc/resolv.conf); make your 
linux filesystem(s) and mount it. Unpack the build tarball onto /mnt/gentoo - note 
that if you want to grab an updated tarball now, wget is available - mount proc, 
copy over /etc/resolv.conf and chroot in.

----

> It is possible to install without a cd, but you would have to do it from
> another working Linux distro.  To do this from another distro follow the
> setup directions and use the stage1 tarball avail from the download
> mirrors.


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