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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<abstract> 17<abstract>
18This HOWTO is meant to be a repository of alternative Gentoo installation 18This HOWTO is meant to be a repository of alternative Gentoo installation
19methods, for those with special installation needs such as lack of a cdrom 19methods, for those with special installation needs such as lack of a cdrom
20or a computer that can't boot cds. 20or a computer that can't boot cds.
21</abstract> 21</abstract>
22 22
23<version>0.32</version> 23<version>0.33</version>
24<date>September 7, 2003</date> 24<date>September 12, 2003</date>
25 25
26<license/> 26<license/>
27 27
28<chapter> 28<chapter>
29<title>About this document</title> 29<title>About this document</title>
30<section> 30<section>
31<body> 31<body>
32 32
33<p>If the standard boot-from-CD install method doesn't work for you 33<p>If the standard boot-from-CD install method doesn't work for you
34(or you just don't like it), 34(or you just don't like it),
35help is now here. This document serves to 35help is now here. This document serves to
36provide a repository of alternative Gentoo Linux installation techniques 36provide a repository of alternative Gentoo Linux installation techniques
37to those who need them. 37to those who need them.
38Or, if you prefer, it serves as 38Or, if you prefer, it serves as
39a place to put your wacky installation methods. If you have an 39a place to put your wacky installation methods. If you have an
795(parted) <i> help resize </i> 795(parted) <i> help resize </i>
796 resize MINOR START END resize filesystem on partition MINOR 796 resize MINOR START END resize filesystem on partition MINOR
797 797
798 MINOR is the partition number used by Linux. On msdos disk labels, the 798 MINOR is the partition number used by Linux. On msdos disk labels, the
799 primary partitions number from 1-4, and logical partitions are 5 799 primary partitions number from 1-4, and logical partitions are 5
800 onwards. 800 onwards.
801 START and END are in megabytes 801 START and END are in megabytes
802(parted) <i> resize 2 3133.266 4000.000 </i> 802(parted) <i> resize 2 3133.266 4000.000 </i>
803</pre> 803</pre>
804 804
805<impo> Be patient! The computer is working! Just look at the hardware LED on 805<impo> Be patient! The computer is working! Just look at the hardware LED on
806your case to see that it is really working. This should take between 2 and 30 806your case to see that it is really working. This should take between 2 and 30
807minutes. </impo> 807minutes. </impo>
808 808
809<p>Once you have resized, boot back into your old linux as described. Then go to 809<p>Once you have resized, boot back into your old linux as described. Then go to
810<uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-x86-install.xml">http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/gentoo-x86-install.xml</uri> and follow steps 6 through 17. Don't forget to create the <path>/mnt/gentoo</path> directory before proceeding with step 7. In step 8 you have to download the requested stage-tarball as we're not working from a LiveCD. 810<uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-x86-install.xml">http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/gentoo-x86-install.xml</uri> and follow steps 6 through 17. Don't forget to create the <path>/mnt/gentoo</path> directory before proceeding with step 7. In step 8 you have to download the requested stage-tarball as we're not working from a LiveCD. When chrooting, use the following command to flush your environment:
811</p>
811 812
813<pre caption = "Flushing the environment during chroot">
814# <i>env -i chroot /mnt/gentoo /bin/bash</i>
815</pre>
812 816
817<p>
813Enjoy! 818Enjoy!
814</p> 819</p>
815</body> 820</body>
816</section> 821</section>
817</chapter> 822</chapter>
818</guide> 823</guide>

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