Find the answer to your Linux question:
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Install Gentoo?

Enjoy an ad free experience by logging in. Not a member yet? Register.
  1. #1
    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    Apr 2004

    Install Gentoo?

    Hi all i have a dual boot system with yoper and win xp and yesterday i get the two cds of Gentoo 2004.1 (livecd and packages) and i am thinking to install it with the two others.I want to put grub in a floppy so i don't have to write again in MBR and leave unchange my two other os.Anyway when i boot from the livecd all went ok with my devices but in my system i have one serial ata hard drive and with kernel 2.4.25 i don't seem to use fdisk to partitioning it.I see that there is an option for smp kernel which is 2.6 and i think this will support serial ata but i have one processor amd 3000+.What do you think any suggestions

  2. #2
    Linux Guru kkubasik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Lat: 39:03:51N Lon: 77:14:37W
    when you are prompted with


    type smp, try reading this for more help with the install
    Avoid the Gates of Hell. Use Linux
    A Penny for your Thoughts

    Formerly Known as qub333

  3. #3
    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    I want to put grub in a floppy so i don't have to write again in MBR
    You dont need to. You only need to edit your existing bootloaders configuration and add Gentoo's kernel to it.
    Have a nice day

  4. $spacer_open

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts