Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Problems getting started
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 05:36:05
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Problems getting started by Peter Martin
Peter Martin posted <43A9CFDB.9070604@×××××.ca>, excerpted below,  on Wed,
21 Dec 2005 16:57:47 -0500:

> Drake Donahue wrote: > >> sounds like you missed section 4e, Mounting, of the handbook " >> mount /dev/hda3 /mnt/gentoo >> mkdir /mnt/gentoo/boot >> mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/gentoo/boot > > Thanks guys: > I was absolutely sure I had done this, and that's why when the df -h > command didn't show me the drives, I thought I needed another command. I > went back, using the up-arrow, and discovered (what we'll call) a typo. So > now things are looking right. I've continued on from section 4e, doing the > stages thingie before doing the portage thingie. 'df -h' now says that > hda3 has 73G (but who is quibbling) and 941M used. Thanks again for the > help, I'm sure I'll be back again with another problem, but I'll be > watching my typing more closely.
Very good to see someone conqueror one more problem! Yes, those typos/"thinkos" get us all. =8^\ Thanks for the feedback! It's more useful than many imagine, both for "rallying the troops" so to speak, and practically, as where one errors, others too are likely to tread, and it's useful to know what works. -- Duncan - List replies preferred. No HTML msgs. "Every nonfree program has a lord, a master -- and if you use the program, he is your master." Richard Stallman in -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list