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Re: Confused newbie

Post by wolfden » Mon Aug 20, 2007 10:46

you can try, but if it don't work, I would seriously think about a reinstall since who knows what all happened - that is just not a normal thing at all, something seems really really really odd.

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Re: Confused newbie

Post by wobbleyhead » Mon Aug 20, 2007 10:48

I changed it to i586 and portage upgraded. Now it seems I have to edit 3 conf files in /etc but it doesnt say which ones and I'd rather not guess which ones to do myself as it seems I may do something bad. I've tried google but that isn't much help, is there anyway that I can find out which one's need updating?
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Re: Confused newbie

Post by DontPanic » Mon Aug 20, 2007 14:42

The man page for emerge shows the trick for doing this.

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# man emerge


Scroll down to the section on "CONFIGURATION FILES", and read this section so you'll see how Gentoo/Sabayon-Linux works with managing changes to configuration files.
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