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  1. #1

    Small Gentoo install problem

    When I go to install the the Stage3 tarball I get a ton of errors saying,
    "Cannot Write: No Space left on the device"

    Wondering how much of a problem this is. I already setup my partition table and my file systems are set. And I mean I'm using a 40g hard drive so just wondering if i could get a little help on installing this lol.

  2. #2
    I think you are downloading it to your live system, which only exists in RAM. You have to change into the mount directory of your hard drive first.
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  3. #3
    lol thanks for the thought it's well appreciated but ummmm. Idk how to really say this but.

    I'm just really stupid and tried installing the files onto a non existing file. I forgot to change the directory to my /mnt/gentoo directory

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  5. #4
    That's what I meant. You were not in /mnt/gentoo or your HDD was not mounted to /mnt/gentoo.
    This error is very typical for downloading big files to live systems.
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  6. #5
    Oh well thanks lol, I did it like 10times before asking for help on here then tried another 5 times before I realized I never changed the directory.

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