Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Reconstructing a Gentoo Installer Computer
Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 16:14:15
In Reply to: RE: [gentoo-user] Reconstructing a Gentoo Installer Computer by "Timothy A. Holmes"
1 On Wed, 31 May 2006 10:46:18 -0400, Timothy A. Holmes wrote:
3 > I was hoping to
4 > rescue the additional time for the snort install etc by being able to
5 > just recompile stuff rather than have to start over from the beginning,
6 > the system is currently running, so I may just end up putting off the
7 > rebuild till this summer when I have a bit more time -- I was hoping to
8 > be able to change the use flags, build a new kernel and be done with it,
9 > but that doesn't look to be the case
11 It should be the case. it's not much different from doing a stage 3
12 install then changing USE flags etc. I've done that with no problems.
13 What went wrong when you tried this before, or was it a case of changing
14 too much at once so you couldn't find the source of the problem?
16 However, Michael's point about starting afresh with a hardened setup is a
17 good one. It sounds much safer for a security box.
20 --
21 Neil Bothwick
23 "getting performance from an Amiga is like getting water from a sponge,
24 getting performance from Windows is like getting blood from a stone -
25 after banging my head against the stone several times I got some blood"
26 Author of Lightwave 3D


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