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560 </p> 560 </p>
561 <impo>If your <e>boot</e> partition (the one holding the kernel) is ReiserFS, be sure to mount it 561 <impo>If your <e>boot</e> partition (the one holding the kernel) is ReiserFS, be sure to mount it
562 with the <c>-o notail</c> option so GRUB gets properly installed. Make sure 562 with the <c>-o notail</c> option so GRUB gets properly installed. Make sure
563 that <c>notail</c> ends up in your new <path>/etc/fstab</path> boot partition entry, too. 563 that <c>notail</c> ends up in your new <path>/etc/fstab</path> boot partition entry, too.
564 We'll get to that in a bit. 564 We'll get to that in a bit.
565 </impo> 565 </impo>
566 <impo>If you are having problems mounting your boot partition with ext2, try using 566 <impo>If you are having problems mounting your boot partition with ext2, try using
567 <c>mount /dev/hXX /mnt/gentoo/boot -t ext2 </c> </impo> 567 <c>mount /dev/hXX /mnt/gentoo/boot -t ext2 </c> </impo>
568 </body> 568 </body>
569 </section> 569 </section>
570 </chapter> 570 </chapter>
571 <chapter> 571 <chapter>
572 <title>Obtaining the Desired 'stage-x' Tarball</title> 572 <title>Obtaining the Desired 'stage-x' Tarball</title>
573 <section> 573 <section>
574 <body> 574 <body>
575 <p>If you want to start from a stage1 tarball, then you're already set 575 <p>If you are using a GRP CD to install, you already have all of the stage
576 to go; you can find the stage1 tarball in <path>/mnt/cdrom/gentoo/</path>. 576 tarballs available on the CD.
577 On the other hand, if you would prefer to start from a stage2 or stage3 577 If this is the case, copy the tarball of your choice to <mnt>/mnt/gentoo</mnt>
578 tarball that has been optimized for your architecture you can download it 578 </p>
579 (into <path>/mnt/gentoo</path> would be the simplest)
580 from one of the Gentoo mirror sites. </p>
581 579
580 <p>Alternatively, if you do not have a GRP CD, the stage1 tarball is still available on
581 the CD in <path>/mnt/cdrom/gentoo</path>. You will have to download the other stages though,
582 and the best place to download those to is <path>/mnt/gentoo</path>.
583 </p>
584
582 <pre caption="Downloading Required Stages"> 585 <pre caption="Downloading Required Stages">
583# <c>cd /mnt/gentoo</c> 586# <c>cd /mnt/gentoo</c>
584<comment>Use lynx to get the URL for your tarball:</comment> 587<comment>Use lynx to get the URL for your tarball:</comment>
585# <c>lynx http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/distributions/gentoo/releases/1.4_rc2/x86/</c> 588# <c>lynx http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/distributions/gentoo/releases/1.4_rc2/x86/</c>
586<comment>Use <c>Up</c> and <c>Down</c> arrows keys (or the <c>TAB</c> key) to go to the right directory 589<comment>Use <c>Up</c> and <c>Down</c> arrows keys (or the <c>TAB</c> key) to go to the right directory
587Highlight the appropriate stage you want to download 590Highlight the appropriate stage you want to download
588Press <c>d</c> which will initiate the download 591Press <c>d</c> which will initiate the download
589Save the file and quit the browser 592Save the file and quit the browser
590 593
591<b>OR</b> use wget from the command line:</comment> 594<b>OR</b> use wget from the command line:</comment>
592# <c>wget <comment>insert URL to the required stage tarball here.</comment></c> 595# <c>wget <comment>insert URL to the required stage tarball here.</comment></c>
593 </pre> 596 </pre>
594 </body> 597 </body>
595 </section> 598 </section>
596 </chapter> 599 </chapter>

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