how to install from ISO without burning it
On Sep 19, 2011 2:04 AM, "Harry Putnam" <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've been looking around for a way to install gentoo just by plopping
> an ISO into a known partition,.
> I'm not getting much from google on this search string:
> * install gentoo directly from iso. *Or I should say:
> I've found a couple of how toos but they involve quite a lot of mumbo
> jumbo like this one:
> I can follow that alright but first wanted to make sure there
> is not a well established mainstream way of doing it.
Well, AFAIK all you need for installation are chroot, the latest stage3, and portage-latest. So if you already have a bootable Linux system with a chroot, you're good to go.