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2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/faq.xml,v 1.52 2004/01/27 14:59:35 erwin Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/faq.xml,v 1.53 2004/02/19 14:49:28 swift Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/faq.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/faq.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Linux Frequently Asked Questions</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux Frequently Asked Questions</title>
7<author title="Chief Architect"><mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail></author> 7<author title="Chief Architect"><mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail></author>
159 159
160<chapter> 160<chapter>
161 <title>Installation</title> 161 <title>Installation</title>
162 162
163 <section> 163 <section>
164
165 <warn>REPORT all bugs to <uri>http://bugs.gentoo.org/</uri>! Do not report bugs to upstream (original)
166 authors. Report the bugs to Gentoo, and we will move them upstream if necessary.
167 </warn>
168
169 <title>What is the difference between the .iso and .tbz2 files?</title> 164 <title>What is the difference between the .iso and .tbz2 files?</title>
170 <body><p>The build <e>.tbz2</e> file is a minimal set of system files 165 <body><p>The build <e>.tbz2</e> file is a minimal set of system files
171 that is necessary for allowing a user to bootstrap and install 166 that is necessary for allowing a user to bootstrap and install
172 Gentoo Linux. The build <e>.iso</e> is a complete, bootable CD image that 167 Gentoo Linux. The build <e>.iso</e> is a complete, bootable CD image that
173 contains a system kernel, a reasonably complete set of kernel modules, 168 contains a system kernel, a reasonably complete set of kernel modules,
318 </section> 313 </section>
319 314
320 <section> 315 <section>
321 <title>If I have Gentoo 1.4_rc1 can I upgrade to 1.4_rc2, 1.4_final/_rc3 without reinstalling?</title> 316 <title>If I have Gentoo 1.4_rc1 can I upgrade to 1.4_rc2, 1.4_final/_rc3 without reinstalling?</title>
322 <body> 317 <body>
318 <p>
323 In fact there is no difference between the 1.4 releases <b>after they&apos;ve installed</b>. Gentoo 1.4 and later are <c>glibc-2.3.x</c> based. 319 In fact there is no difference between the 1.4 releases <b>after they&apos;ve installed</b>. Gentoo 1.4 and later are <c>glibc-2.3.x</c> based.
324 As such 1.4rc1 machine for example, that does <c>emerge sync; emerge -u world</c> is <b>exactly the same</b> as a machine with 1.4rc2 installed, after it does <c>emerge sync; emerge -u world</c>. The true differences lie in the installer. 320 As such 1.4rc1 machine for example, that does <c>emerge sync; emerge -u world</c> is <b>exactly the same</b> as a machine with 1.4rc2 installed, after it does <c>emerge sync; emerge -u world</c>. The true differences lie in the installer.
321 </p>
325 </body> 322 </body>
326 </section> 323 </section>
327 324
328 <section> 325 <section>
329 <title>My kernel doesn't boot (properly), what should I do now?</title> 326 <title>My kernel doesn't boot (properly), what should I do now?</title>
635 </body> 632 </body>
636 </section> 633 </section>
637 <section> 634 <section>
638 <title>What's in <path>/var/tmp/portage</path>? Is it safe to delete the files and directories in <path>/var/tmp/portage</path>?</title> 635 <title>What's in <path>/var/tmp/portage</path>? Is it safe to delete the files and directories in <path>/var/tmp/portage</path>?</title>
639 <body> 636 <body>
637 <p>
640 During compilation, Gentoo saves the sources of the package in <path>/var/tmp/portage</path>. It is safe to clean out all contents of this directory. 638 During compilation, Gentoo saves the sources of the package in <path>/var/tmp/portage</path>. It is safe to clean out all contents of this directory.
639 </p>
641 </body> 640 </body>
642 </section> 641 </section>
643</chapter> 642</chapter>
644 643
645<chapter> 644<chapter>

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