I seem to recall something about the specific distro forums actually having some input and/or advice from the groups/organisations (or representatives thereof) that produce the distros.
Which means that while there's a good few of us here who may (or in my case not, due to lack of knowledge) help with gentoo based questions, the actual gentoo.org forums
are quite extensive.
may point you in the right direction (please notice they're both taken from the gentoo forums, but you can still ask gentoo stuff here @ LQ, theres not much you can't ask, which is pretty
Erm, also my grub.conf looks like this ->
title=Gentoo Linux 2.6.10-gentoo-r4
kernel /boot/kernel-2.6.10-gentoo-r4 root=/dev/ram0 real_root=/dev/hda5 init=/linuxrc splash=verbose
and yes, I just follow the instructions here
whenever I see that they (the gentoo.org) have released a new kernel version, so I just have to make sure that I modify the grub.conf for the new version. Thus far, it's worked everytime (touch wood