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Old 12-24-2003, 01:55 PM   #1
Registered: Oct 2003
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Using Portage Snapshot Error ?

Installing gentoo 1.4. I have untarred stage 3. When I try to untar as instructed
tar -xvjf /mnt/cdrom/snapshots/portage-20030911.tar.bz2 -C /mnt/gentoo/usr
I get the error message
tar: /mnt/gentoo/usr: Cannot chdir: No such file or directory
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
Anyone know what i'm doing wrong?
Old 12-24-2003, 02:46 PM   #2
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You have to make the directory first as I recall...


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