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[vox-tech] Re: [ijtrotts@ucdavis.edu: [lugod lert] gentoo newbie questions]



On Sat, Sep 28, 2002 at 08:12:50AM -0700, Henry House wrote:
> Issac: I am forwarding your message to LUGOD's Vox-tech mailing list. Have
> you checked for information on Gentoo's website? Is /dev/hda3 in fact already
> in use?

There didn't seem to be anything about this on Gentoo's site.  The device
/dev/hda3 was already in use, since it's mounted as / .  Trying 
umount / (probably not wise) also tells me "device is busy".  

Issac


> ----- Forwarded message from Issac Trotts <ijtrotts@ucdavis.edu> -----
> 
> Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 15:43:20 -0700
> From: Issac Trotts <ijtrotts@ucdavis.edu>
> To: lert@lugod.org
> Subject: [lugod lert] gentoo newbie questions
> 
> I'm hoping to install gentoo on my Sony VAIO pcg-fx120 laptop, currently
> running Suse 7.2.  The online installation instructions say that the
> easiest way to install is to mount the partition you want to install in
> as /mnt/gentoo.  But I can't do this:
> 
>   > mount /dev/hda3 /mnt/gentoo
>   mount: /dev/hda3 already mounted or /mnt/gentoo busy
>   mount: according to mtab, /dev/hda3 is mounted on /
> 
> Can you tell me how to do this or where to find more beginner-oriented
> gentoo install instructions that don't assume I know how to do things like
> this, or both?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> -- 
> Issac Trotts               
> 
> www.issactrotts.net 
> 
> 
> ----- End forwarded message -----
> 
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> Henry House
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Issac Trotts               

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