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Old 04-16-2006, 12:06 PM   #1
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I installed gentoo for the second time(first was 2004.3) using Live cd after selecting only GRP packages to install using Gentoo gtk installer giving all CFLAGS,MAKEOPTS etc for my i am having gentoo with gnome problem is i need to install net-config and many other packages.Installer copied all these packages from livecd to /usr/ 2004.3 it was copied by me to /usr/portage/ if i try emerging amy packages,gentoo tries internet and i am not having ppp rp-pppoe etc not gentoo geeks help me to install all these packages for my standalone system without internet using available packages in /usr/portage.Since i dont know much about portage..Now what is those in /usr/portage dir lot of like app-accesibility,app-admin,app-shells etc...and here is my make.conf generated by livecd not the general way of gentoo setup.
# These settings were set by the catalyst build script that automatically built this stage
# Please consult /etc/make.conf.example for a more detailed example
#CFLAGS="-O2 -march=i686 -pipe"
CFLAGS="-march=prescott -O2 -pipe -fomit-frame-pointer"
USE=" X alsa apache2 apm arts audiofile avi berkdb bitmap-fonts bzip2 cdr cli crypt ctype cups dba eds elibc_glibc emboss encode esd ethereal exif expat fam fastbuild foomaticdb force-cgi-redirect fortran ftp gd gdbm gif glut gmp gnome gpm gstreamer gtk gtk2 gtkhtml guile idn imlib ipv6 jpeg kde kernel_linux lcms libg++ libwww mad memlimit mikmod mng motif mozilla mp3 mpeg ncurses nls nptl ogg opengl oss pam pcre pdflib perl png posix python qt quicktime readline samba sdl session simplexml slang soap sockets spell spl ssl tcltk tcpd tiff tokenizer truetype truetype-fonts type1-fonts udev userland_GNU vorbis x86 xml xml2 xmms xsl xv zlib"
i am ready to have packages be copied to gentoo /usr/portage/.. dir.
In gentoo 2004.3 i remember copying packages to /usr/portage/distfiles dir.but here i dont find any packages dir in gentoo2006.0 Live cd.only a portage snapshot available.whether i need to build using ebuild(which i yet 2 try!)..
emerge gives error when i try:
localhost ~ # emerge bash-completion
Calculating dependencies ...done!
>>> emerge (1 of 2) app-shells/bash-completion-20050121-r10 to /
>>> Downloading
           => `/usr/portage/distfiles/bash-completion-20050121.tar.bz2'
Resolving failed: Temporary failure in name resolution.
>>> Downloading
           => `/usr/portage/distfiles/bash-completion-20050121.tar.bz2'
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Old 04-16-2006, 03:39 PM   #3
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Post /etc/make.globals already declared portage dir etc.
# Default rsync mirror

# Default distfiles mirrors

# Repository Paths

# Temporary build directory

# Fetching command (5 tries, passive ftp for firewall compatibility)
FETCHCOMMAND="/usr/bin/wget -t 5 --passive-ftp -P \${DISTDIR} \${URI}"
RESUMECOMMAND="/usr/bin/wget -c -t 5 --passive-ftp -P \${DISTDIR} \${URI}"

# Default user options
FEATURES="sandbox distlocks"

# Default chunksize for binhost comms

# By default wait 5 secs before cleaning a package

# By default wait 10 secs on an important warning

# Automatically clean installed packages after they are updated.
# This option will be removed and forced to yes.

# Number of times 'emerge --sync' will run before giving up.

# Number of seconds rsync will wait before timing out.

I am confused about how do i install net-setup and may other packages from these sources/ebuilds present in/usr/portage directory

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Old 04-18-2006, 09:39 AM   #4
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so can i chroot into a internet connection set livecd and chroot and emerge packages..will it work


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