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when doing the tar -xvjpf /mnt/cdrom/stages/stage3-i686-2005.0.tar.bz2 i am geting errors like ./usr/lib/per15/5.8.5/i386-linux/core/pp.h: cannot write no space left on device,I cant work this out ive just deleted my old partitions made ...
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    when doing the tar -xvjpf /mnt/cdrom/stages/stage3-i686-2005.0.tar.bz2 i am geting errors like ./usr/lib/per15/5.8.5/i386-linux/core/pp.h: cannot write no space left on device,I cant work this out ive just deleted my old partitions made the new partitions with fdisk and mounted the filesystem im following the manual, And i am using the universal disc as i have no internet conection on the comp.

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    What is your current directory while doing this?

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    tarball

    livecd root #.

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    Okay, either cd to /mnt/gentoo, or change your tar invocation to:
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    tar xvpfj /mnt/cdrom/stages/stage3-i686-2005.0.tar.bz2 -C /mnt/gentoo
    You should always read the handbook carefully before doing anything.

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    tarball

    My eyes are getting that bad i need new glasses,And yes i can see where i have gone wrong,I'm getting to excited and need to stop rushing thanks for putting me in the right direction

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