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I am a newbie to Gentoo. I tried to install stage3(from live cd) on my pentium 4 machine.I was installing on 2nd hard disk. there is no other os on the hard disk.I followed the following instruction, which has been followed by many Gentoo newbie:-
new harddisk install:
1.dev/hda1 boot 32M
2.dev/hda2 swap 512M
3.dev/hda3 / 3000M or even big
I am getting error when i am running /sbin/lilo:-
warning: /dev/hdb is not on the first disk.
warning: unable to determine the video adaptor in the system.
Fatal: NO image have been defined or default image does not exist.
when I run genkernel, I get the following error message:->
Copying System.map to /boot/System.map.2.4.20-gentoo-r5 can not start "/boot/System.map": no such file or directory.
#On running "emerge -k hotplug" :->
Warning: the fxload program was specified off this package
Warning: emerge fxload if you need it.
I have tried to install Gentoo many times. But no result.
Why are you using LILO? Gentoo installs usually use grub, which, IMHO, has better support for this kind of thing. The error messages indicate that lilo is trying to boot off your first disk, even when it shouldn't. I think you should install using grub, which will let you specify the second drive as "root (hd1)".