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Originally Posted by Fingal It's great having a distro which is so stable, though a few of the packages are quite buggy, and some won't work at all on my ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fingal
    It's great having a distro which is so stable, though a few of the packages are quite buggy, and some won't work at all on my system.
    Ah, one of those 'linux' moments
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    Quote Originally Posted by johngrinham
    You tried installing Gentoo? </faints> Is it that hard ???
    I don't think it's 'hard' just the potential time scales worry me.

    See here http://www.this_site_does_not_exist/...ghlight=gentoo
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    You can, however, do a stage3 install that will cut down the time dramatically.

    Oh...and smp = symmetric multiprocessing. If you don't have 2+ procs in the same box (or a P4 w/ HT), then don't worry about it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sarumont
    You can, however, do a stage3 install that will cut down the time dramatically.
    And it'll cut down your 'status' in the linux community. Stage 3 indeed.

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