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This document, titled "Gentoo- Updating the kernel," is available under the Creative Commons license.Any copy, reuse, or modification of the content should be sufficiently credited to CCM (A well thought out system called USE flags complement this system well.
Only daily necessary skills with Portage will be discussed, the See Also section has links to more information. Gentoo needs that the /usr/src/linux symbolic link points to the kernel source being used used.The portage automatically updates the symbolic link, but you must manually configure the symlink flag in the /etc/configuration file..Most packages will take note and your system will be made into one harmonious whole of software agreeing with each other about what should be used and what should not.The easiest way to describe the benefits of this is by comparison to a normal Free BSD server and the installation process. Suddenly, X11 becomes a dependency and you find yourself hitting Ctrl-C rapidly! As we have mentioned in this blog before, there is an excellent forum for Gentoo users.My machine was working non stop compiling things during this time.