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only 2GB free on E

Post by yasuo » Sat Oct 15, 2005 5:11 pm

hi all,

i have two questions

1.
if i use E or F as installation none of my filesystems will not be formatted - did i get this correctly?
'e' - You must have 3.5GB free on your E: drive.

'f' - You must have 3.5GB free on your F: drive and 650MB free on your E: drive. The 650MB on E: is just used during installation and is freed up after the install is complete. (i.e. it is just temporary space)
well...i have
1,8GB free on Drive E
and
about 2GB free on F (its my bro's XBox) - is it possible to install gentoox anyway?

and how does this install thing work without formatting the partitions?
filesystem-in-a-file-on-a-fat32-partition?

thanks in advance and sorry for my worse english :wink:

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Post by vplayer » Sat Oct 15, 2005 11:32 pm

hi,

dont think i am yelling at you.. but what part of 3.5gb didnt you understand. :)

Whether your installing on E or F you need 3.5gb on your E drive.

You should be able to try a smaller version of linux to fit within 50MB (I think) and I dont remember the name but you should be able to find something doing a search or in xbox-linux site.
Box: XBOX ver 1.1
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Post by orochi » Sun Oct 16, 2005 2:22 am

what do you have on your E: thats taking up all your room (i know its off topic but im just curous lol)

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Post by yasuo » Sun Oct 16, 2005 9:34 pm

erm just something in the hddloader-directory - dont mind :oops:

ok somehow i managed to install gentoox (its pretty easy if just understood what to do), but 2 things i just dont get in my mind:

1. the howto says i need 3,5GB - but the installer wants 4,5GB free space - i had to delete almost every program i had on E:

2. i can start gentooxx.xbe with ev*x, but i cannot start it with x-c*mmand*r - maybe some error in the programm?

ok thanks for your help for now - is there a "first steps"-howto for gentoox/gentoo? i hope ^^ because i dont have a clue how to configure and use the paket manager (he says, ARCH is not set and i shall chech the /etc/make.profiles symlink, no idea what this is XD)

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Post by ShALLaX » Sun Oct 16, 2005 11:05 pm

Which howto are you talking about? I'll go correct it. I'm pretty sure the ones in the archive are correct.
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Post by yasuo » Mon Oct 17, 2005 2:47 pm

http://gentoox.shallax.com/modules.php? ... e&artid=42

http://gentoox.shallax.com => Tutorials => De/Installation

The requirements for these installations is as follows:

'e' - You must have 3.5GB free on your E: drive.

'f' - You must have 3.5GB free on your F: drive and 650MB free on your E: drive. The 650MB on E: is just used during installation and is freed up after the install is complete. (i.e. it is just temporary space)

'native' - You must have 3.5GB free on your E: drive and at least a 2GB F: partition. The 3.5GB on E: is just used during installation and is freed up after the install is complete. (i.e. it is just temporary space)
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to get Off Topic:
i downloaded Stardust.iso wich is 242MB big, after installing it i ran "magic" and after updating its lists it started downlaoding and compiling and today i saw an error:
wget...bla bla....tiff-3.7.3.tar.gz: file not found.
i made copy+paste (#wget ftplink) to check it and got the same error - file does not exist.
However - the script cancelled and i do not want to do this again - wich iso-file do i have to download wich already contents pre-installed lynx, mc, X, kde(or icewm), xmms etc.?

btw. is there a xbox-version of debian wich is as easy to install as stardust? im not very used to gentoo and i think its not of need to compile everey program on my xbox because "xbox is xbox" - any precompiled binary is as good as compiling it myself ^^

thx for help :)

EDIT:
im just downloading Gentoox.ShALLaX.Home-Edition-v4.0.rar and hope that's the right iso :)

EDIT2:
the new iso (700MB) hangs up at
booting Kernel "..

damn what to do now?

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Post by ShALLaX » Mon Oct 17, 2005 4:16 pm

The tiff problem is fixed by selecting a new portage mirror.

The lockup you're experiencing may be caused by bad media.
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Post by cheesyboofs » Wed Oct 19, 2005 10:51 am

Search results:
If you get a file not found error when emerging, just search on Google for the file then run this command;
# cd /usr/portage/distfiles
# wget http://gd.tuwien.ac.at/graphics/libs/al ... 7.3.tar.gz <- Being the NEW url of the missing file
Then # emerge samba or what ever it was you where trying to install.
near bottom of Native install Tut:
viewtopic.php?t=3092&start=0
Emerge errors post:
viewtopic.php?t=3187&highlight=
Go fully native, it's the destiny of all Mk1 XboxesImage
The needs of the many out way the needs of the few or the one ...

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Post by yasuo » Wed Oct 19, 2005 11:20 am

i did not search for this file my fault ^^

thanks for the help :)

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