Originally Posted by darthaxul
I dl'd the stage3 and setup the system. Now the next point is to make stage4 etc. My question is when does a stage3 become a stage4, stage5. I made the kernel and user setups but I'm just guessing stage4 is with the kernel and stage5 is with the software packages. then is stage6 with software and config settings?
I have been running Gentoo for 9 years now and I have hard time understanding this. Generally you do a fresh install
using stage-3. You can also generate
stage-3 install using an existing install. Now, stage-4 is different, it is more like a backup. Never heard of stage-5 or 6.