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I have successfully installed Gentoo on my computer, finally, finally, finally. It was difficult because I was trying to dual boot with windows on the same raid 0 drive. It ...
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    I'm finally IN!!!


    I have successfully installed Gentoo on my computer, finally, finally, finally. It was difficult because I was trying to dual boot with windows on the same raid 0 drive. It is software raid. IT CAN BE DONE! Now I want my bananas!

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    Congrats! It is indeed a nice feeling the first time you boot into a successful Gentoo installation.

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    congrats!

    here's a banana!

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    have two bananas.........

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    Thanks for the support.

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    Re: I'm finally IN!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by TheFourthBeast
    I have successfully installed Gentoo on my computer, finally, finally, finally.
    How long did it take to get thru the "emerge --emptytree system" stage of the install? i realize my laptop isn't top of the line (P4-M 1.5Ghz) but it's been going for several hours.

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    Re: I'm finally IN!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by LondoJowo
    How long did it take to get thru the "emerge --emptytree system" stage of the install? i realize my laptop isn't top of the line (P4-M 1.5Ghz) but it's been going for several hours.
    It takes quite a long while. In fact, it takes the better part of a full weekend for me to get Gentoo base and packages fully compiled on my P4, 3.0Ghz box from Stage 1.

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    Well I guess I'll have to wait until I have a full weekend before I try again as I may have to travel out of town again tomorrow.

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    Congrats with the install, heres some more bananas:

    (yes I saw the pattern 1, 2, 3 and 4 bananas... Next guy give 5 )

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