Installing Gentoo 2004.2
Thought I'd post a gotcha that nailed me when trying to emerge sync during the install.
I was getting the following after doing 'emerge sync':
starting rync with rsync://rsync.gentoo.org/gentoo-portage...
rsync: getaddrinfo: rsync.gentoo.org 873: Temporary failure in name resolution
rsync error: error in socket IO (code 10) at clientserver.c(83)
Checked all kinds of things, and finally figure out it was a typo on my part. In the installation docs, where it says to copy the resolv.conf to a locatation findable after chrooting I made a mistake. Instead of:
cp -L /etc/resolv.conf /mnt/gentoo/etc/resolv.conf
I had typed:
cp -L /etc/resolv.conf /mnt/gentoo/etc/resolve.conf
(Notice the 'e' on the end of the second 'resolv'. Did it again with the proper spelling, and everything worked just fine. :)
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