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Did i screw up

  1. Oct 8, 2005 #1
    ok, I installed gentoo from a livecd and because I had to go somewhere and had to turn off the computer, i just downloaded all the sources using emerge --fetchonly --emptytree system and then turned off the computer so I could come back later and emerge/compile the system. Should I have waited till everything was over and then rebooted or shut down or is it still going to work?
     
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  3. Oct 8, 2005 #2

    dduardo

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    No, it doesn't really matter. Just boot from the livecd again, chroot to the root partition and continue what you were doing before.
     
  4. Oct 8, 2005 #3
    Dude, Emerging takes so long you should have left the computer on when you left.
     
  5. Oct 8, 2005 #4
    ok, thanks. I was dreading going back and starting all over again.

    yeah, but there were people capable of turning off the computer unknowingly or intentionally (idiots) in the room. :p
     
  6. Oct 9, 2005 #5
    ummm... this is kind of stupid, no, it is stupid, but how do you chroot back to the root partition?

    I just booted the livecd and typed in cd / and then emerge --emptytree system, but it gave an error message saying emerge doesn't work and /bin/bash doesn't exist or something.
     
  7. Oct 9, 2005 #6

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