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Bug 428 - Possibly confusing instructions
Summary: Possibly confusing instructions
Alias: None
Product: [OLD] Docs-user
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Other (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: Low trivial (vote)
Assignee: Daniel Robbins (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2002-01-30 05:35 UTC by Anton Emmerfors
Modified: 2003-02-04 19:42 UTC (History)
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Description Anton Emmerfors 2002-01-30 05:35:37 UTC
The installation instructions on <> 
contains the following phrase (section 8, last paragraph):

"After you execute these commands, you'll be "inside" your new Gentoo Linux 
environment, and the last step before we can grab the Portage tree and 
bootstrap is to configure your network settings."

This is both confusing as the network interface IS already configured 
(providing you followed the instructions in section 4) and also the
1.0_rc6-r14 tarball doesn't contain the ifconfig command so it is not possible 
to configure the network interface. If you refer to specific settings other 
than address and route (which are already set) that should probably be better 
Comment 1 Daniel Robbins (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2002-01-30 10:51:46 UTC
already fixed on CVS; will be fixed on the site soon.
Comment 2 John Davis (zhen) (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2002-12-15 21:05:31 UTC
Trying to clean out the docs-depricated so that I can close the catergory ...