Gentoo Archives: gentoo-alpha

From: Marc Giger <gigerstyle@×××.ch>
To: gentoo-alpha@l.g.o
Cc: "Donsbach, Jeff" <jeff.donsbach@××.com>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alpha] LiveCD refuses to boot on Takara
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 16:25:14
In Reply to: RE: [gentoo-alpha] LiveCD refuses to boot on Takara by "Donsbach

On Tue, 10 Feb 2004 10:27:17 -0500
"Donsbach, Jeff" <jeff.donsbach@××.com> wrote:

> Hi all, > > Time to come out of the closet so to speak. I've been fiddling with
> Gentoo on my XLT (XL366). > I was having some moderate success with the 1.4rc1 stage1 but it > encountered some build errors along the way. Q: Is there a log file > where all the output of "emerge sync" goes?
AFAIK not. Why not redirect the ouptut?
> > So, then I poked around and saw that the 1.4 experimental stages were > a bit newer, so, I decided to try those. I didn't get as far. I also > got the "FATAL: kernel too old" error when I tried to do a "chroot" . > Oh by the way, I am currently running RH 6.2 with a 2.2.19 kernel > (yes, old I know). > > So, it would seem there is something incompatible with the > Stage1/LiveCD and a running 2.2 kernel. > What would folks recommend using for a kernel to boot from instead?
2.4.x. The LiveCD's boots from a 2.4 kernel.
> > I had one other problem with the 1.4rc1 install in that I couldn't do > a"mount --bind" . It said the operation wasn't supported by the kernel > (or something to that effect). How important is that? I just skipped > it.
mount -o bind doesn't work with a 2.2 kernel. Why don't you boot from the LiveCD? Problems too? greets Marc -- gentoo-alpha@g.o mailing list