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12<author title="Contributor"><mail link="vargen@b0d.org">Magnus Backanda</mail></author> 12<author title="Contributor"><mail link="vargen@b0d.org">Magnus Backanda</mail></author>
13<author title="Contributor"><mail link="davoid@gentoo.org">Faust A. Tanasescu</mail></author> 13<author title="Contributor"><mail link="davoid@gentoo.org">Faust A. Tanasescu</mail></author>
14<author title="Contributor"><mail link="aliz@gentoo.org">Daniel Ahlberg</mail></author> 14<author title="Contributor"><mail link="aliz@gentoo.org">Daniel Ahlberg</mail></author>
15<author title="Editor"><mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail></author> 15<author title="Editor"><mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail></author>
16<author title="Reviewer"><mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail></author> 16<author title="Reviewer"><mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail></author>
17<author title="Editor"><mail link="blubber@gentoo.org">Tiemo Kieft</mail></author>
17<abstract> 18<abstract>
18This HOWTO is meant to be a repository of alternative Gentoo installation 19This HOWTO is meant to be a repository of alternative Gentoo installation
19methods, for those with special installation needs such as lack of a cdrom 20methods, for those with special installation needs such as lack of a cdrom
20or a computer that can't boot cds. 21or a computer that can't boot cds.
21</abstract> 22</abstract>
22 23
23<version>0.33</version> 24<version>0.34</version>
24<date>September 12, 2003</date> 25<date>September 25, 2003</date>
25 26
26<license/> 27<license/>
27 28
28<chapter> 29<chapter>
29<title>About this document</title> 30<title>About this document</title>
304cleanup 0 305cleanup 0
305</pre> 306</pre>
306 307
307<p>Follow all instructions of Gentoo Install Doc up to <c>chroot /mnt/gentoo</c> in Step 8. If you only have one CD-ROM remember to use the <c>cdcache</c> option while booting so you can unmount the LiveCD and mount your portage snapshot CD.</p> 308<p>Follow all instructions of Gentoo Install Doc up to <c>chroot /mnt/gentoo</c> in Step 8. If you only have one CD-ROM remember to use the <c>cdcache</c> option while booting so you can unmount the LiveCD and mount your portage snapshot CD.</p>
308 309
309<p>Run <c>passwd</c> and set a new password for root. Open a new virtual console (Alt-F2) and login as root with your new password.</p>
310
311<p>On the new console (F2) continue with the Install Doc up to running the bootstrap.sh script.</p> 310<p>Open a new console (Alt-F2), we will continue with the Install Doc up to running the bootstrap.sh script.</p>
311
312<warn>Older realeases of the livecd required you to change the password using the <c>passwd</c> command, before logging in manually.</warn>
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312 314
313<p>Go back to the first console (Alt-F1, without chroot) and mount a second CD on <path>/mnt/gentoo/mnt/cdrom2</path>. Copy the portage tarball from cdrom2 and unpack it to <path>/mnt/gentoo/usr/portage</path>. Further, grab the dl-list.sh script and place it in <path>/usr/sbin</path> and make it executable.</p> 315<p>Go back to the first console (Alt-F1, without chroot) and mount a second CD on <path>/mnt/gentoo/mnt/cdrom2</path>. Copy the portage tarball from cdrom2 and unpack it to <path>/mnt/gentoo/usr/portage</path>. Further, grab the dl-list.sh script and place it in <path>/usr/sbin</path> and make it executable.</p>
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315<pre caption="Mount the snapshot cd"> 317<pre caption="Mount the snapshot cd">
316# <i>umount /mnt/cdrom</i> 318# <i>umount /mnt/cdrom</i>

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