Fri 04 May 2018

Filed under Gentoo

Tags android gentoo gsoc

Preface

Chrooting is usually a key part in installing a GNU/Linux system, and there's no difference here in my GSoC 2018 work. In this article we'll build a Gentoo chroot with CHOST=aarch64-unknown-linux-gnu, set up ssh connection to it, and install some necessary tools.

Preparation work

First of all …

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Mon 05 February 2018

Filed under Gentoo

Tags gentoo lvm sparc

The story

My SPARC Enterprise T5120 came with two 10000 RPM SAS HDDs, both with a labeled capacity of 146GB. Gentoo was installed on the first hard drive, and thanks to the old SILO that was in charge of booting the system up, I have to keep a single-large-root partition …

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Thu 07 September 2017

Filed under Gentoo

Tags system gentoo freebsd

Preface

Now that we have successfully upgraded Gentoo FreeBSD from 9.1 to 10.3, we need to upgrade it to 11.0 in order to catch up the latest FreeBSD system. The major steps consist of the following:

  • Upgrading world
  • Changing to the new profile
  • Upgrade the kernel
  • Upgrade …
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