Brett Taylor on 22 Aug 2015 12:35:45 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Gentoo install

My personal favorite install guide:

it’s sort of been replaced by the new

The handbook is definitely the better place to start if you are an absolute beginner but the old x86 quick install does a decent job of showing the steps from start to finish.


Brett Taylor
Systems Administrator, Scientific Computing

On 8/22/15, 2:25 PM, "plug on behalf of Robert" < on behalf of> wrote:

>On Fri, 21 Aug 2015 23:10:09 -0400
>Rich Freeman <> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 10:27 PM, Robert <>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > Presently I am running Sabayon and I like it a lot.  I recently
>> > bought a couple of SSD drives and figured that I would install
>> > Gentoo on them.
>> The experience should be somewhat similar.  Obviously Gentoo is much
>> more configurable.
>> It sounds like you have time to think about things, and that is
>> probably good since you mention a "couple of SSD drives."
>Thanx for the reply.  You are correct I have a lot to consider.  The
>reason I am using Sabayon now is because I was having issues installing
>Gentoo to begin with.
>I'm going to use this time to attempt to once again install Gentoo in a
>VM. It is a learning curve for sure.
>Thanx again.
>Smile... it increases your face value!
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