- Estimated Time: 2 Hours
- Number Of Commands:
- Difficulty: 7
- USB Drives
- Internet Access
- 2 Computers (For ssh access)
Step 1: Download The Gentoo Minimal Install ISO
Download The Installation Media From the following Link http://distfiles.gentoo.org/releases/amd64/autobuilds/current-install-amd64-minimal/
Step 2: Creating The Gentoo Bootable USB Media
dd if=/install-amd64-minimal-20200115T214501Z.iso of=/dev/sda bs=1M status=progress
Step 3: Boot Installation Media
Step 4: Setting Up SSH Login / Start Networking
Start sshd service to be able to copy and past commands from your main computer to your Gentoo installation pc.
rc-service sshd start
Step 5: Connect To Gentoo Installation Computer
Connect to your Gentoo installation from your main computer by issuing the following command.
Note: Replace the IP address with your current IP address of your Gentoo installation computer.
You will now be greeted with a prompt to add the IP address to the list of known hosts for future connections.
Step 6: Partition the installation drive (MBR)
Identify the hard drive you wish to install Gentoo on by issuing the following command
After you have identified the hard drive you wish to use, run the following command, replacing sda with your selected drive
This will than open up the parted drive utility to partition your drive.