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Old 11-01-2005, 12:52 PM   #1
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Gentoo 2005.1 emerge problem

I am currently installing Gentoo on a secondary PC. Everything is going good until I emerged gentoo-sources. Connection to one of my source ftp's continues to timeout. I do have other sites listed in my conf file. But it takes forever to get to the alternate with it retrying the first source ftp. Is there a way to pause the emerge and edit my make.conf and return to where it left off?
Old 11-01-2005, 02:10 PM   #2
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You can merely stop the emerge (ctrl+z I think it is) edit the make.conf file, then re-issue emerge gentoo-sources it should immediately detect the new settings in the make.conf file and use the new (or alternate) mirror selected.
Old 11-01-2005, 03:01 PM   #3
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Thanks, that worked!!!
Problem solved!


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