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Old 09-10-2005, 08:40 PM   #1
jarrettsloan
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Gentoo Portage Problem


Hello,

Awhile ago I didn't have time to update my kermel from 2.4.x so did something to stop portage from looking for packages that required the 2.6 kernel including gentoo-sources. So now that I have some time I want to update my kernel to 2.6 and I can't because when I try 'emerge gentoo-sources' it will show me the current version of gentoo-source but will not emerge anything other than a 2.4.x

So I could really use some help un-doing what I did months ago. Thanks for any and all help.

JS
 
Old 09-10-2005, 08:57 PM   #2
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Maybe you chose the 2..4 profile instead of the 2.6 profile?
Check out the gentoo handbook and jump straight to the section titled "Choosing the Right Profile"

http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handboo...ap=6#doc_chap4

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