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PeggySue
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 2:17 pm    Post subject: [Solved] Missing /etc/portage directory Reply with quote

I am determined to do an installation that doesn't produce error messages on the way. This time I used ssh from a Gentoo laptop to install a new partition on a desktop. I have complied the kernel, set up the config files and booted into the new installation. I should now install the Nvidia drivers and I know from past errors that I need to:
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For these cards, you should mask >=x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers-174.00 in your /etc/portage/package.mask file.

but there is no /etc/portage directory.

At what stage should this directory have been created please?
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 2:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No worries: it's entirely optional. If you need it, just create it. :wink:

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 17, 2010 2:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks. I'll do that.
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