Quick install guide Funtoo Linux for you systemd haters. - GNU/Linux
I used crunchbang live cd to make it happen. You can use whatever you feel like.
first i downloaded stage-3 and portage to my home partition. from here

notes from my installation.
Create ext4 filesystem with labels
# mkswap -L swap /dev/sda2
# mkfs.ext4 -L root /dev/sda3
# mkfs.ext4 -L home /dev/sda4

Setting reserved blocks percentage
# tune2fs -m 1 /dev/sda3
# tune2fs -m 0 /dev/sda4

Mount swap and other partitions
# swapon /dev/sda2
# mount /dev/sda3 /mnt/gentoo
# mount /dev/sda4 /mnt/home

Check if the date is correct
# date

Copy files and go to the installation directory
# cp /mnt/home/simon/stage3-latest.tar.xz /mnt/gentoo
# cp /mnt/home/simon/portage-latest.tar.xz /mnt/gentoo
# cd /mnt/gentoo

(DO NOT FORGET THE p IN tar xpf!)

# tar xpf stage3-amd64-2010.08.22.tar.xz
# tar xpf portage-latest.tar.xz -C usr/

Mount your home partition
# umount /dev/sda4
# mount /dev/sda4 /mnt/gentoo/home

Configure your compile options
# nano -w /mnt/gentoo/etc/make.conf

e.g. add for a quadcore processor to your make.conf

Chroot in your Funtoo install
# cp -L /etc/resolv.conf /mnt/gentoo/etc/
# mount -t proc none /mnt/gentoo/proc
# mount -o bind /dev /mnt/gentoo/dev

# chroot /mnt/gentoo /bin/bash
# env-update
# source /etc/profile
Activate portage for first usage
# cd /usr/portage
# git checkout funtoo.org
# emerge --sync

Select a profile, I choose a desktop profile

# eselect profile list
# eselect profile set 2

Configure your timezone (mine is the Netherlands)

# ls /usr/share/zoneinfo
# cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Stockholm /etc/localtime
Install a kernel. I use genkernel for convience
# emerge gentoo-sources genkernel

Verify if /usr/src/linux is pointing to the right kernel
# ls -l /usr/src/linux

Configure & compile the kernel
# genkernel --menuconfig all

Edit the required config files
# nano -w /etc/fstab
# nano -w /etc/conf.d/hostname
# nano -w /etc/rc.conf
# nano -w /etc/conf.d/keymaps
# nano -w /etc/conf.d/hwclock

Enable dhcp at boot
# rc-update add dhcpcd default

Set a root password
# passwd

Emerge neceserry system services and the grub bootloader.
# emerge syslog-ng vixie-cron grub boot-update

Enable syslog and cron
# rc-update add syslog-ng default
# rc-update add vixie-cron default

Install grub
# grub-install --no-floppy /dev/sda
# boot-update

Add a user
# useradd -m -G audio,cdrom,portage,usb,users,plugdev,video,wheel -s /bin/bash john
# passwd john

Remove portage snapshot & stage
# rm -v  /portage-2010.09.10.tar.xz
# rm /stage3-amd64-2010.09.05.tar.xz

Exit & reboot in your funtoo installation
# exit
# cd
# umount /mnt/gentoo/dev /mnt/gentoo/proc /mnt/gentoo/home /mnt/gentoo
# reboot

Post install configuration

Install xorg
# emerge xorg-server

Enable hal
# /etc/init.d/hald start
# rc-update add hald default

Dont forget wireless_tools, wpa_supplicant and maybe wicd if you rocking wireless.
Thanks. I always forget to keep notes when installing stuff. :|
I had heard the name, but I wasn't aware Funtoo was basically a reimagining of Gentoo by the original founder. I'm gunna install this.

MOD EDIT: No profanity please.
yeah Funtoo is really cool.
Its so much Gentoo .. Seems like only the name changed ...
But I'm going to try this :D
its cool they use git instead of rsync.
(04-09-2012, 03:39 AM)CrossFold Wrote: Its so much Gentoo .. Seems like only the name changed ...
But I'm going to try this :D

As simon mentioned, they use git instead rsync for the portage tree, and they have a slightly different tree. Funtoo also has some additional neat tools, and a **great** selection of hardware-specific stage3 tarballs.

For day-to-day use, it pretty much feels the same as Gentoo.

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