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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 7:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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right-o! I figured as much -- heading home, it's Friday afternoon for me so I'll bang on this later in the weekend.

Maybe a note in the guide about this?

there comes a point in time where i can't put everything into the guide. kernel configuration is something that is absolutely unique to every user's installation, and its really not practical to address.

failure on first boot should always be suspected as a kernel configuration problem. its not a problem with the guide.

regarding your problems -- all three of you are reporting rc_splash errors. that is a very unique term, and you should search for it. at present, you'll find only 19 threads related to rc_splash in the entire gentoo database. i took the time to read all 19 of these threads and found that the common denominator is that people are having problems with SATA and udev (widely recognized problems that are beyond the scope of the guide), or they are having problems with improper kernel configuration (again, beyond the scope of the guide).

i have never encountered these problems before, but after seeing you guys all reporting a common symptom, i took the initiative to search for the answer. if i can find an answer to a problem i've never heard of by searching the database, you guys should be able to find it too. unfortunately, i just don't have the time to act as a personal consultant, searching the database for solutions every time that someone encounters a configuration problem.

to everyone else who's reading this thread: no more personal messages with support requests, please.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 7:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Okey-dokey, some possible fixes (for those of you with semi-working installations!).

Note: I don't know how helpful this will be to users without SATA drives; I certainly don't have something that nice, only your basic ATA100 drive, vintage 2001.

First, there might be a problem with versions of udev, baselayout, sysfsutils, etc, depending on ~x86 vs x86 in make.conf. This thread has a fix that doesn't require adding "~x86" to ACCEPT_KEYWORDS, but instead only unmasks the testing branches of those packages.

Next, there's always the tried-and-true official Gentoo handbook; this is the Configuring System (including fstab) section.

The first of the udev/rc_splash problem threads.

On the off-chance that /sbin & rc.conf might be to blame.

I found some other threads that weren't really relevant, as they were either devfs-related or used lilo, so those fixes wouldn't have been of use to this guide. And apparently, if a search turns up more than one results page, when I click page 2 (of 5), I get the glorious "No topics or posts met your criteria" page. Goody. The forums lost my search results.

Anyway, do tell if the first method works for any of you; it'll be helpful for this weekend's complete reinstall of Gentoo--because I just can't handle Windows XP's way of switching between user and superuser.

Oh, and make sure that you have filesystem support compiled directly into your kernel, not as modules. I know, I know, Gentoo Fundamentals. Certainly that wasn't the problem in my case; haven't made that mistake yet, but it's possible to just slip up when configuring the kernel.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 7:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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to everyone else who's reading this thread: no more personal messages with support requests, please.

/me thinks you should go bug the moderators for an enhancement to the PM system - an auto-reply mod! :lol:
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 7:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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/me thinks you should go bug the moderators for an enhancement to the PM system - an auto-reply mod! :lol:

This reminds me of a cartoon that I saw in the WSJ last week:

"Due to the excessively high call volume, we would like to remind you of the personal satisfaction that comes from solving your own problem."


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 7:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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"Due to the excessively high call volume, we would like to remind you of the personal satisfaction that comes from solving your own problem."


:lol:

Try saying that Windows users. :D

Then again, don't you sleep at all? Isn't it like 4am in your part of the world?

I hope that having your own unique install tutorial has not turned you into a 24 hour forum posting machine. :P
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 7:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

no, i never sleep. 8O actually, it is only 02:00 here but i'm often on the board at 04:00.

in some respects i have turned into a 24-hour posting machine, but in fairness to you, i see that your post rate seems to be higher than mine! :!:
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 9:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bob P wrote:
no, i never sleep. 8O actually, it is only 02:00 here but i'm often on the board at 04:00.

in some respects i have turned into a 24-hour posting machine, but in fairness to you, i see that your post rate seems to be higher than mine! :!:

As the mods keep saying, postcount does not matter much.

I admit, I got all my postcount ++ from reminding n00bs to mark their topics as solved after they solved their problems.

P.S. Wanna badger the mods to make this a sticky, seeing that your stage 1-on-3 is as popular as it is?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 10:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Yes. Don't use Reiser4 with this installation method. Although it is possible to perform a Stage 1/3 installation with Reiser4, quite a few deviations from the guide are necessary and the installation is subject to many potential pitfalls. My recommendation would be to drop Reiser 4. You can't do it with this Guide as it is written, and this Guide doesn't support it.

If you can't live without Reiser 4, you might want to send a PM to DrWoland. IIRC he developed a method of using Reiser 4 with this Guide and ran into many, many problems. He was thinking about writing a new guide to support Stage 1/3 with Reiser 4. That would be a good topic for another thread.


I actually used the guide to install on reiser4, but so far (almost a month uptime now) i didn't encounter any problems, everything works just fine. could you give details on what problems there may be or what i should take a closer look at ?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 11:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I actually used the guide to install on reiser4, but so far (almost a month uptime now) i didn't encounter any problems, everything works just fine. could you give details on what problems there may be or what i should take a closer look at ?

Reiser 4 is still not 100% stable for 100% of users yet.

Since this installation method is intended to be 100% stable for 100% of users, this obviously means that we cannot encourage or provide instructions for Reiser 4 users. Enough said.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Since I am a "newb" to gentoo, and seeing alot of others using this guide not wanting to type in "all" that information (read whining), I thought I might help, from one newb to another...

Download this free program called putty, install it on the machine you post in this forum and perform the followingon the livecd install machine

livecd root#passwd:
New UNIX password: (type in your fav password here)
Retype new UNIX password:
passwd: password updated successfully
livecd root#/etc/init.d/sshd start
*Generating Hostkey...

Obviously networking needs to be working, and you need to know the ip address, but now you can cut and paste from putty to the forum...

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 4:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bob P I want to thank you for this howto and for your time for this little support thread
My system is fast like lightning because of you :wink:
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 5:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I encountered the same problem as the other three fellas. Followed the guide exactly except used the Athlon stage3 tarball...and made slight modifications to the make.conf file to support the athlon.

Can * Mounting sysfs at /sys...
can't create lock file /etc/mtab~1145: Read-only file system (use -n flag to override) [ !! ]


* Checking root filesystem...
Failed to open the device '/dev/hda3': No such file or diectory

/sbin/rc: line 250: rc_splash: command not found
* Filesystem couldn't be fixed Sad [ !! ]

/dev/console: No such file or directory
Give root password for maintenance
(or type Control-D for normal startup):
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 7:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Bob_P and Kimchi_sq:

I scrapped the guide from the point I was at and started over. Instead of using the stage3 listed in the guide I went ahead and downloaded the stage3 for i686 instead of x86 and all is fine. When I got to the steps where I was having the issue with gcc-config, the issue no longer existed. The install is moving along fine now. If I have any other problems I will post here. I just started the system rebuild ( 2nd part of step 7.2.4 ) about 40 minutes ago and its about 1/3 of the way through re-emerging the packages.



I did the exact same thing. You have to do exactly what the guide says and not add or miss any steps.
I have done 2 systems with Bob's guide and both were flawless.

The only think I would add is the guide does not go into detail about what kernel settings are required for gensplash. Either way afater reading the gensplash guide it was quickly fixed. Maybe a side note can be added to read gensplash how to and the kernel settings.

In fact I must have complied my kernel at least 6 times since the first install and it gets easier and easier every time. I keep on adding extra functions which needs to be enabled in the kernel.

I think that the developers should look into this and make Bob's method the standard method of every gentoo install.

You will end up with a very compact fast and optimized system running gentto. Sure it takes like a day to complie but it's worth it at the end. Also you have the ability to switch compliers for some software that just won't complie with the newer gcc.

I have Gentoo running on a P2 233 with 288 megs of ram and the system flies. This laptop was just sitting collecting dust cause it used to freeze all the time in 98 and was too slow in Win2000 or Xp. However I'm only using the command line due to the small hard disk of 3 gig also because I'm still a noob and I want to learn Linux the real way with no GUI. My next install will be on a P3 1 gig system which I do plan on haviing X mainly for web surfing via Firefox.

Slowly but surely I want to ditch Windows completly and make the switch to Linux for good.
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out of curiousity, has anyone attempted this on AMD64 and had a successful install?

some failed experiments have left me with a messy system, so i am thinking of reinstalling Gentoo. i may use this method. if possible, i would like to know in advance if there are any necessary deviations from the instructions in order to get it to work on 64bit.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 9:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have done a successful Stage3/1 install today.
Two notes :
-I had the /etc/mtab problem. It was quickly solved by a cp /proc/mounts /mnt/gentoo/etc/mtab (on the LiveCD), as many people seem to be affected by this problem, may I suggest you put a note in your howto reminding the users to check this.
- my root partition (jfs) wouldn't mount rw, until I discovered I had stupidly left the notail option in the fstab for it (jfs doesn't support notail, and therefore the partition wouldn't mount rw).
Other than that it went pretty fine and I now have a new shiny system (my previous one was crashed into oblivion by a massive file corruption caused by reiserfs, which is why I went for jfs (well-tried fs, eats less ram than xfs, and faster than ext3, plus I never tried it before and I like trying new software :wink:).
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 10:18 pm    Post subject: Verification problem with install-x86-universal-2004.3-r1.is Reply with quote

Has anyone else had a verification problem with install-x86-universal-2004.3-r1.iso? I have downloaded from one of the Australian mirrors (PlanetMirror I think) and neither the md5sum nor the gpg signature verify. The iso length is 663459840 and it dowloaded without any reported problems using D4X.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 10:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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P.S. Wanna badger the mods to make this a sticky, seeing that your stage 1-on-3 is as popular as it is?

i hadn't thought about it. i think that the sticky threads are supposed to be for serious problems, aren't they? as it is, this thread is doesn't seem to have any probem staying on page 1.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2005 11:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Yes. Don't use Reiser4 with this installation method. Although it is possible to perform a Stage 1/3 installation with Reiser4, quite a few deviations from the guide are necessary and the installation is subject to many potential pitfalls. My recommendation would be to drop Reiser 4. You can't do it with this Guide as it is written, and this Guide doesn't support it.

If you can't live without Reiser 4, you might want to send a PM to DrWoland. IIRC he developed a method of using Reiser 4 with this Guide and ran into many, many problems. He was thinking about writing a new guide to support Stage 1/3 with Reiser 4. That would be a good topic for another thread.


I actually used the guide to install on reiser4, but so far (almost a month uptime now) i didn't encounter any problems, everything works just fine. could you give details on what problems there may be or what i should take a closer look at ?

No, I can't help you because I have no experience with Reiser 4. Like kimchi-sg said, we're interested in building a stable system, and Reiser 4 is not stable enough to pass muster. I would advise against it.

If you really want to use Reiser 4, why not ask the fellow I mentioned who has experience with it? Unfortunately, even though it looks like I know alot, I don't have all of the answers. :oops:

If you do use this guide with a Reiser 4 installation, then remember that you are using an experimental file system that is not supported with this installation method.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 26, 2005 1:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cpoc wrote:
I did the exact same thing. You have to do exactly what the guide says and not add or miss any steps.
I have done 2 systems with Bob's guide and both were flawless.

my experience has been that the guide actually does work if you follow it. it is a guide that was written to cover the types of PCs that i have on-hand to tinker with -- 6 admittedly old pentium-based systems. i regret that i don't have experience with a wider variety of hardware, but i don't -- so the hardware advice that i can offer is limited.

this means that i can't offer any advice on SATA installations, AMD64 systems, etc.. i can only read about them in the forums and recommend that other users do the same. when people ask questions about problems that i have never encountered, the only advice that i can give them is to do what i would have to do to find the answer to their question: search the forums. (from what i have read, there seem to be serious problems right now with 64 bit Gentoo on AMD, so i would recommend against it. i would certainly recommend against using this guide to install on a platform where gentoo is known to have problems.)


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The only think I would add is the guide does not go into detail about what kernel settings are required for gensplash. Either way afater reading the gensplash guide it was quickly fixed. Maybe a side note can be added to read gensplash how to and the kernel settings.

In fact I must have complied my kernel at least 6 times since the first install and it gets easier and easier every time. I keep on adding extra functions which needs to be enabled in the kernel.

the guide purposely remains mute on the subject of telling people how to configure their kernels for two reasons: first, its impossible to foretell what kind of drivers will be needed in any individual installation; second, this is an advanced installation method for experienced gentoo users -- it is not an installation manual for n00bs. as a prerequisite for using this guide, the user is expected to be competent in configuring their own kernel.

it makes me happy to read your post and to see that you had problems, that you had to compile your kernel 6 times before you got it right, and that you had the determination to stick with the problem until you solved it. that is exactly what everyone has to do, and i think that a lot of new linux users find configuring the kernel to be a very imposing task. most of them give up, either bailing out or expecting someone else to solve the problem for them instead of seeing the problem through. this guide isn't for everyone, and maybe those users who don't want to spend the effort properly configuring their kernel would be better off following the Gentoo Installation Handbook and using genkernel.


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I think that the developers should look into this and make Bob's method the standard method of every gentoo install.

i don't agree with that. this installation method is a kludge workaround to solve some of the problems that are present in some of the Gentoo 2004.3 tarballs. if those issues are resolved in 2005.0, the Stage 1/3 installation Guide will be history.


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I have Gentoo running on a P2 233 with 288 megs of ram and the system flies. This laptop was just sitting collecting dust cause it used to freeze all the time in 98 and was too slow in Win2000 or Xp. However I'm only using the command line due to the small hard disk of 3 gig also because I'm still a noob and I want to learn Linux the real way with no GUI. My next install will be on a P3 1 gig system which I do plan on haviing X mainly for web surfing via Firefox.

My experience has been that the Stage 1/3 installation method takes a loooong time on older hardware, but it the result is a surprisingly fast system. I have many old Pentium-class boxen that were rescued from a trip to the landfills, and given a new breath of life by a Gentoo Stage 1/3 installation. You're right, on those machines Win 98 has too many problems. Win 2k is not a bad solution, but XP is just too bloated to run on them. Gentoo makes them very useful. Granted, you need a modern HD subsystem and you really need to fill them up with RAM, but they become highly useful platforms under Gentoo.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 26, 2005 2:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I have done a successful Stage3/1 install today.
Two notes :
-I had the /etc/mtab problem. It was quickly solved by a cp /proc/mounts /mnt/gentoo/etc/mtab (on the LiveCD), as many people seem to be affected by this problem, may I suggest you put a note in your howto reminding the users to check this.
- my root partition (jfs) wouldn't mount rw, until I discovered I had stupidly left the notail option in the fstab for it (jfs doesn't support notail, and therefore the partition wouldn't mount rw).
Other than that it went pretty fine and I now have a new shiny system (my previous one was crashed into oblivion by a massive file corruption caused by reiserfs, which is why I went for jfs (well-tried fs, eats less ram than xfs, and faster than ext3, plus I never tried it before and I like trying new software :wink:).


Good notes -- thanks. I actually haven't had time to resurrect the intall yet -- maybe this afternoon.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 26, 2005 9:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bob P wrote:
Don't use Reiser4 with this installation method. Although it is possible to perform a Stage 1/3 installation with Reiser4, quite a few deviations from the guide are necessary and the installation is subject to many potential pitfalls. My recommendation would be to drop Reiser 4. You can't do it with this Guide as it is written, and this Guide doesn't support it.

I can tell, that using this revolutionary installation method (thank's a lot, Bob P, for writing your guide) does absolutely work out fine with Reiser4. The only variations in the install process are:

- used lxnay's fabulous liveCD instead of the Gentoo liveCD
- used nitro-sources instead of gentoo-dev-sources

There is really nothing more about it. The installation medium (so which liveCD) does not have any effect at all for the installation itself, because it all depends on only the right stage3-tarball.

Besides that, I only can give the same tip, as Bob P already gave a lot of times: Stick exactly with the described install procedure, then everything should be alright.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 26, 2005 11:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I can tell, that using this revolutionary installation method (thank's a lot, Bob P, for writing your guide) does absolutely work out fine with Reiser4. The only variations in the install process are:

- used lxnay's fabulous liveCD instead of the Gentoo liveCD
- used nitro-sources instead of gentoo-dev-sources

There is really nothing more about it. The installation medium (so which liveCD) does not have any effect at all for the installation itself, because it all depends on only the right stage3-tarball.

Besides that, I only can give the same tip, as Bob P already gave a lot of times: Stick exactly with the described install procedure, then everything should be alright.

thanks for clarifying that point with Reiser 4. DrWoland had told me that he had used a different Live CD and a different kernel, but i had completely forgotten the details.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 26, 2005 11:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

After inspection there were quite a few files that needed updating via etc-update. I was booting with the 2004.3 cd and chrooting to look around. After doing the etc update process and making sure nothing was overwritten that I needed I exited the chroot and unmount and rebooted and was welcomed with a clean boot w/o the errors. That is all I did. I had been reading the forums about the rc-splash issues, but none matched close enough to my problem. So...

Thanks for the guide. My laptop is grinding away at gnome right now.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 27, 2005 6:45 am    Post subject: Screen blank after boot gets to the init 3 Reply with quote

I've finished the install Stage 1 on 3 by Bob P and also encountered the same problem upon boot as the 4 or more others encountered.

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* Checking root filesystem [ok]
Failed to open the device '/dev/hda1': No such file or directory

/sbin/rc:line 250: rc_splash:command not found
* Filesystem couldn't be fixed Sad [!!]

/dev/console: No such file or directory
Give root password for maintenance
(or type Control-D for normal startup)


I rebooted to the live cd and ran the make menuconifg again just to check if there may have been something I missed. Then ran the
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again to ensure it ran properly.

I was able to get a sucessful reboot to grub and chose the 768x1024 which is what my laptop supports.

The first boot got me a login prompt where I was able to login and su -, but there were several errors after it got past the starting init 3 section of bootup. The errors were not able to load the netconfig, usb and others. I did not write them down. Sorry.

I rebooted the machine just to see if I get the errors again. It does produce the errors at the same part of the boot process but the screen now goes black and I can't get any information to write down the errors.

I have rebooted again with the live cd and am connected from this pc using ssh with putty. Please tell me if there is a log file or something that is created at boot that I can get to so I can see exactly what these errors are and give you more information to help me.

My emerge --info

livecd / # emerge --info
Portage 2.0.51-r15 (default-linux/x86/2004.3, gcc-3.4.3-20050110, glibc-2.3.4.20050125-r0, 2.6.9-rc1-mm5-livecd i686)
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System uname: 2.6.9-rc1-mm5-livecd i686
Gentoo Base System version 1.4.16
Python: dev-lang/python-2.3.4-r1 [2.3.4 (#1, Feb 26 2005, 15:30:13)]
dev-lang/python: 2.3.4-r1
sys-devel/autoconf: 2.13, 2.59-r6
sys-devel/automake: 1.5, 1.8.5-r3, 1.6.3, 1.7.9-r1, 1.4_p6, 1.9.4
sys-devel/binutils: 2.15.92.0.2-r1
sys-devel/libtool: 1.5.10-r4
virtual/os-headers: 2.6.8.1-r2
ACCEPT_KEYWORDS="x86"
AUTOCLEAN="yes"
CFLAGS="-O3 -march=pentium3m -fforce-addr -momit-leaf-frame-pointer -fomit-frame-pointer -ftracer -pipe"
CHOST="i686-pc-linux-gnu"
CONFIG_PROTECT="/etc /usr/kde/2/share/config /usr/kde/3/share/config /usr/share/config /var/qmail/control"
CONFIG_PROTECT_MASK="/etc/gconf /etc/terminfo /etc/env.d"
CXXFLAGS="-O3 -march=pentium3m -fforce-addr -momit-leaf-frame-pointer -fomit-frame-pointer -ftracer -pipe -fvisibility-inlines-hidden"
DISTDIR="/usr/portage/distfiles"
FEATURES="autoaddcvs autoconfig ccache distlocks sandbox sfperms"
GENTOO_MIRRORS="http://mirrors.datapipe.net/gentoo http://gentoo.osuosl.org http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/distributions/gentoo"
MAKEOPTS="-j2"
PKGDIR="/usr/portage/packages"
PORTAGE_TMPDIR="/var/tmp"
PORTDIR="/usr/portage"
PORTDIR_OVERLAY="/usr/local/portage"
SYNC="rsync://rsync.gentoo.org/gentoo-portage"
USE="x86 X acpi apm arts avi berkdb bitmap-fonts crypt cups emboss encode f77 font-server foomaticdb fortran gdbm gif gnome gpm gtk gtk2 imlib ipv6 ithreads jpeg kde ldap libg++ libwww mad mikmod motif mpeg ncurses nls nptl oggvorbis opengl oss pam pdflib perl png pthreads python qt quicktime readline samba sdl spell ssl svga tcpd truetype truetype-fonts type1-fonts xml2 xmms xv zlib"
Unset: ASFLAGS, CBUILD, CTARGET, LANG, LC_ALL, LDFLAGS

Anything else you require please let me know what and where it is.

Thanks,

Rick

BTW, I'm running ext2 on /boot and ext3 on / and /home. I ran into issues in the past trying to get this install working with using ReiserFS that made me believe my HD was going bad. Just to test this before I went out and bought another HD I used the handbooks default fs's. I had previously installed Gentoo using the handbook a couple of times before without HD issues.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 27, 2005 7:04 am    Post subject: Screen blank after boot gets to the init 3 Reply with quote

Here is also the dmesg. It doesn't list any of the errors at the end of the last boot without the live cd. Could the one have been generated from booting the live cd?

Rick

livecd / # dmesg
Linux version 2.6.9-rc1-mm5-livecd (root@mars) (gcc version 3.3.3 20040412 (Gentoo Linux 3.3.3-r6, ssp-3.3.2-2, pie-8.7.6)) #1 Thu Sep 16 07:16:08 UTC 2004
BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
BIOS-e820: 0000000000000000 - 000000000009fc00 (usable)
BIOS-e820: 000000000009fc00 - 00000000000a0000 (reserved)
BIOS-e820: 0000000000100000 - 000000001ffea800 (usable)
BIOS-e820: 000000001ffea800 - 0000000020000000 (reserved)
BIOS-e820: 00000000feea0000 - 00000000fef00000 (reserved)
BIOS-e820: 00000000ffb80000 - 0000000100000000 (reserved)
511MB LOWMEM available.
On node 0 totalpages: 131050
DMA zone: 4096 pages, LIFO batch:1
Normal zone: 126954 pages, LIFO batch:16
HighMem zone: 0 pages, LIFO batch:1
DMI 2.3 present.
ACPI: RSDP (v000 DELL ) @ 0x000fde50
ACPI: RSDT (v001 DELL CPi R 0x27d30303 ASL 0x00000061) @ 0x000fde64
ACPI: FADT (v001 DELL CPi R 0x27d30303 ASL 0x00000061) @ 0x000fde90
ACPI: DSDT (v001 INT430 SYSFexxx 0x00001001 MSFT 0x0100000e) @ 0x00000000
ACPI: PM-Timer IO Port: 0x808
Built 1 zonelists
Initializing CPU#0
Kernel command line: initrd=gentoo.igz root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc looptype=zisofs loop=/zisofs pci=routeirq cdroot vga=791 splash=silent BOOT_IMAGE=gentoo ide=nodma
ide_setup: ide=nodmaIDE: Prevented DMA
PID hash table entries: 2048 (order: 11, 32768 bytes)
Detected 996.674 MHz processor.
Using pmtmr for high-res timesource
Console: colour dummy device 80x25
Dentry cache hash table entries: 131072 (order: 7, 524288 bytes)
Inode-cache hash table entries: 65536 (order: 6, 262144 bytes)
Memory: 510112k/524200k available (4957k kernel code, 13528k reserved, 1953k data, 252k init, 0k highmem)
Checking if this processor honours the WP bit even in supervisor mode... Ok.
Calibrating delay loop... 1978.36 BogoMIPS (lpj=989184)
Security Scaffold v1.0.0 initialized
Capability LSM initialized
Mount-cache hash table entries: 512 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)
CPU: After generic identify, caps: 0383fbff 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU: After vendor identify, caps: 0383fbff 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU: L1 I cache: 16K, L1 D cache: 16K
CPU: L2 cache: 512K
CPU: After all inits, caps: 0383fbff 00000000 00000000 00000040
Intel machine check architecture supported.
Intel machine check reporting enabled on CPU#0.
CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) III Mobile CPU 1000MHz stepping 01
Enabling fast FPU save and restore... done.
Enabling unmasked SIMD FPU exception support... done.
Checking 'hlt' instruction... OK.
ACPI: IRQ9 SCI: Edge set to Level Trigger.
checking if image is initramfs...it isn't (no cpio magic); looks like an initrd
Freeing initrd memory: 1106k freed
NET: Registered protocol family 16
PCI: PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xfc06e, last bus=2
PCI: Using configuration type 1
mtrr: v2.0 (20020519)
ACPI: Subsystem revision 20040816
ACPI: Interpreter enabled
ACPI: Using PIC for interrupt routing
ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [PCI0] (00:00)
PCI: Probing PCI hardware (bus 00)
PCI: Transparent bridge - 0000:00:1e.0
ACPI: PCI Interrupt Routing Table [\_SB_.PCI0._PRT]
ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKA] (IRQs 9 10 *11)
ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKB] (IRQs *5 7)
ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKC] (IRQs 9 10 11) *0, disabled.
ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKD] (IRQs 5 7 *10 11)
ACPI: PCI Interrupt Routing Table [\_SB_.PCI0.AGP_._PRT]
ACPI: PCI Interrupt Routing Table [\_SB_.PCI0.PCIE._PRT]
ACPI: Power Resource [PADA] (on)
Linux Plug and Play Support v0.97 (c) Adam Belay
SCSI subsystem initialized
Linux Kernel Card Services
options: [pci] [cardbus] [pm]
usbcore: registered new driver usbfs
usbcore: registered new driver hub
PCI: Using ACPI for IRQ routing
** Routing PCI interrupts for all devices because "pci=routeirq"
** was specified. If this was required to make a driver work,
** please email the output of "lspci" to bjorn.helgaas@hp.com
** so I can fix the driver.
ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKD] enabled at IRQ 10
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:00:1f.2[D] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKA] enabled at IRQ 11
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:01:00.0[A] -> GSI 11 (level, low) -> IRQ 11
ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LNKB] enabled at IRQ 5
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:03.0[A] -> GSI 5 (level, low) -> IRQ 5
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:06.0[A] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:06.1[A] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:0f.0[A] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:0f.1[A] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:0f.2[A] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
Machine check exception polling timer started.
gx-suspmod: error: no MediaGX/Geode processor found!
cpufreq: Intel(R) SpeedStep(TM) for this chipset not (yet) available.
audit: initializing netlink socket (disabled)
audit(1109484844.179:0): initialized
Total HugeTLB memory allocated, 0
VFS: Disk quotas dquot_6.5.1
Dquot-cache hash table entries: 1024 (order 0, 4096 bytes)
Coda Kernel/Venus communications, v6.0.0, coda@cs.cmu.edu
devfs: 2004-01-31 Richard Gooch (rgooch@atnf.csiro.au)
devfs: boot_options: 0x1
Installing knfsd (copyright (C) 1996 okir@monad.swb.de).
NTFS driver 2.1.17 [Flags: R/O].
QNX4 filesystem 0.2.3 registered.
SGI XFS with ACLs, security attributes, large block numbers, no debug enabled
SGI XFS Quota Management subsystem
Initializing Cryptographic API
vesafb: framebuffer at 0xe0000000, mapped to 0xe0880000, size 3072k
vesafb: mode is 1024x768x16, linelength=2048, pages=1
vesafb: protected mode interface info at c000:d690
vesafb: scrolling: redraw
vesafb: Truecolor: size=0:5:6:5, shift=0:11:5:0
Console: switching to colour frame buffer device 128x48
fb0: VESA VGA frame buffer device
ACPI: AC Adapter [AC] (on-line)
ACPI: Battery Slot [BAT0] (battery absent)
ACPI: Battery Slot [BAT1] (battery present)
ACPI: Lid Switch [LID]
ACPI: Power Button (CM) [PBTN]
ACPI: Sleep Button (CM) [SBTN]
ACPI: Processor [CPU0] (supports C1 C2)
ACPI: Thermal Zone [THM] (74 C)
lp: driver loaded but no devices found
Real Time Clock Driver v1.12
ppdev: user-space parallel port driver
Linux agpgart interface v0.100 (c) Dave Jones
i8042: ACPI [KBC] at I/O 0x60, 0x64, irq 1
i8042: ACPI [PS2M] at irq 12
serio: i8042 AUX port at 0x60,0x64 irq 12
serio: i8042 KBD port at 0x60,0x64 irq 1
parkbd: no such parport
Serial: 8250/16550 driver $Revision: 1.90 $ 8 ports, IRQ sharing disabled
ttyS0 at I/O 0x3f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
ttyS1 at I/O 0x2f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
parport0: PC-style at 0x378 (0x778) [PCSPP(,...)]
parport0: irq 7 detected
lp0: using parport0 (polling).
floppy: ACPI [FDC0] at I/O 0x3f2-0x3f5, 0x3f7 irq 6 dma channel 2
Using anticipatory io scheduler
Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 1.44M
FDC 0 is a post-1991 82077
RAMDISK driver initialized: 16 RAM disks of 16384K size 1024 blocksize
loop: loaded (max 8 devices)
Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 7.00alpha2
ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx
ICH2M: IDE controller at PCI slot 0000:00:1f.1
ICH2M: chipset revision 3
ICH2M: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
ide0: BM-DMA at 0xbfa0-0xbfa7, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:DMA
ide1: BM-DMA at 0xbfa8-0xbfaf, BIOS settings: hdc:pio, hdd:pio
Probing IDE interface ide0...
hda: TOSHIBA MK4019GAX, ATA DISK drive
hdb: MATSHITA CD-RW UJDA330, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
Probing IDE interface ide1...
Probing IDE interface ide1...
Probing IDE interface ide2...
ide2: Wait for ready failed before probe !
Probing IDE interface ide3...
ide3: Wait for ready failed before probe !
Probing IDE interface ide4...
ide4: Wait for ready failed before probe !
Probing IDE interface ide5...
ide5: Wait for ready failed before probe !
hda: max request size: 128KiB
hda: 78140160 sectors (40007 MB), CHS=65535/16/63
hda: cache flushes supported
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0: p1 p2 p3 p4
hdb: ATAPI 24X CD-ROM CD-R/RW drive, 2048kB Cache
Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.20
st: Version 20040403, fixed bufsize 32768, s/g segs 256
osst :I: Tape driver with OnStream support version 0.99.1
osst :I: $Id: osst.c,v 1.70 2003/12/23 14:22:12 wriede Exp $
ieee1394: Initialized config rom entry `ip1394'
ohci1394: $Rev: 1226 $ Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:0f.2[A] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
ohci1394: fw-host0: OHCI-1394 1.0 (PCI): IRQ=[10] MMIO=[f8ffc800-f8ffcfff] Max Packet=[2048]
video1394: Installed video1394 module
ieee1394: raw1394: /dev/raw1394 device initialized
sbp2: $Rev: 1231 $ Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
ip1394: $Rev: 1231 $ Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org>
ip1394: eth0: IEEE-1394 IPv4 over 1394 Ethernet (fw-host0)
usbcore: registered new driver usblp
drivers/usb/class/usblp.c: v0.13: USB Printer Device Class driver
Initializing USB Mass Storage driver...
usbcore: registered new driver usb-storage
USB Mass Storage support registered.
usbcore: registered new driver hiddev
usbcore: registered new driver usbhid
drivers/usb/input/hid-core.c: v2.0:USB HID core driver
mice: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice
input: AT Translated Set 2 keyboard on isa0060/serio0
input: ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse on isa0060/serio1
I2O Core - (C) Copyright 1999 Red Hat Software
i2o: max_drivers=4
I2O configuration manager v 0.04.
(C) Copyright 1999 Red Hat Software
I2O Block Storage OSM v0.9
(c) Copyright 1999-2001 Red Hat Software.
I2O SCSI Peripheral OSM
device-mapper: 4.1.0-ioctl (2003-12-10) initialised: dm@uk.sistina.com
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.6 (Sun Aug 15 07:17:53 2004 UTC).
ALSA device list:
No soundcards found.
oprofile: using NMI interrupt.
NET: Registered protocol family 2
IP: routing cache hash table of 4096 buckets, 32Kbytes
TCP: Hash tables configured (established 32768 bind 65536)
arp_tables: (C) 2002 David S. Miller
NET: Registered protocol family 1
NET: Registered protocol family 17
ACPI: (supports S0 S1 S3 S4 S4bios S5)
ACPI wakeup devices:
LID PBTN PCI0 UAR1 USB0 PCIE MPCI
RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
Mounted devfs on /dev
Freeing unused kernel memory: 252k freed
ieee1394: Host added: ID:BUS[0-00:1023] GUID[324fc0000d49ac21]
cdrom: hdb: mmc-3 profile capable, current profile: 8h
ISO 9660 Extensions: Microsoft Joliet Level 3
ISO 9660 Extensions: RRIP_1991A
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:06.0[A] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
3c59x: Donald Becker and others. www.scyld.com/network/vortex.html
0000:02:06.0: 3Com PCI 3c556 Laptop Tornado at 0xe800. Vers LK1.1.19
hw_random: RNG not detected
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:03.0[A] -> GSI 5 (level, low) -> IRQ 5
maestro3: enabled hack for 'Dell Inspiron 8100'
agpgart: Detected an Intel i815 Chipset.
agpgart: Maximum main memory to use for agp memory: 439M
agpgart: AGP aperture is 64M @ 0xe8000000
hw_random: RNG not detected
USB Universal Host Controller Interface driver v2.2
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:00:1f.2[D] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
uhci_hcd 0000:00:1f.2: Intel Corp. 82801BA/BAM USB (Hub #1)
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:00:1f.2 to 64
uhci_hcd 0000:00:1f.2: irq 10, io base 0xdce0
uhci_hcd 0000:00:1f.2: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
hub 1-0:1.0: USB hub found
hub 1-0:1.0: 2 ports detected
PCI: Enabling device 0000:02:0f.0 (0000 -> 0002)
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:0f.0[A] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
Yenta: CardBus bridge found at 0000:02:0f.0 [1028:00e6]
Yenta: Using CSCINT to route CSC interrupts to PCI
Yenta: Routing CardBus interrupts to PCI
Yenta TI: socket 0000:02:0f.0, mfunc 0x05033002, devctl 0x64
Yenta: ISA IRQ mask 0x0098, PCI irq 10
Socket status: 30000006
PCI: Enabling device 0000:02:0f.1 (0000 -> 0002)
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:0f.1[A] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
Yenta: CardBus bridge found at 0000:02:0f.1 [1028:00e6]
Yenta: Using CSCINT to route CSC interrupts to PCI
Yenta: Routing CardBus interrupts to PCI
Yenta TI: socket 0000:02:0f.1, mfunc 0x05033002, devctl 0x64
Yenta: ISA IRQ mask 0x0098, PCI irq 10
Socket status: 30000010
ohci_hcd: 2004 Feb 02 USB 1.1 'Open' Host Controller (OHCI) Driver (PCI)
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:06.0[A] -> GSI 10 (level, low) -> IRQ 10
kjournald starting. Commit interval 5 seconds
EXT3 FS on hda3, internal journal
EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
kjournald starting. Commit interval 5 seconds
EXT3 FS on hda4, internal journal
EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
Adding 774640k swap on /dev/hda2. Priority:-1 extents:1
spurious 8259A interrupt: IRQ7.
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