Gentoo profile updating instructions

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Good luck, and please drop me a line ([email protected]) if you experience any problems.Bootable 64-bit Gentoo image for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and B , with Linux 4.14, Open RC, Xfce4, VC4, profile 17.0, weekly-autobuild binhost This project is a bootable, micro SD card 64-bit Gentoo image for the Raspberry Pi 3 model B and B single board computers (SBC).just like a regular image user - the binhost supports both. The image files may be fetched via the links in the Downloads section immediately below.PS at the moment I do not have any of the other Pi-Top add-on boards so haven't been able to add drivers for them. Please see these notes on the main project page for an explanation of what each is, and how to write and use your chosen image.This is a significantly different release to the previous v1.1.3, not so much because of the applications it contains (although these have been updated), but because it is built on a newer Gentoo profile (17.0) than before (13.0).Profiles are changed rarely in Gentoo, for they determine how your entire system is built, often in backwards-incompatible ways: for example, in 17.0, the packages have been rebuilt under the new profile for this image (and the corresponding binhost has also been changed (to avoid confusion), from to immediately - and has been pre-populated with a reasonable package set (Xfce v4.12, Libre Office v6.0.2.1, Firefox Quantum v58.0.1, Thunderbird v52.7.0, VLC v2.2.8, Kodi v17.4, GIMP v2.9.8 etc.) so that you can get productive having to compile anything first (unless you want to, of course ^-^).As of version 1.2.0 of the image, all userland software has been built under Gentoo's 17.0 profile.

Then, once you've done that, continue reading at "Booting! Alternatively, for those who prefer the Raspberry Pi NOOBS installer GUI, both images are now available for installation using PINN.

If you have tried booting this image on a v2 Pi-Top, please let me know how it went. Assuming that reports 'Good signature', you can proceed.

As mentioned, it is wise to use a spare micro SD card as your target, keeping your existing Raspbian micro SD card in a safe place; that way, you can easily reboot back into your existing Raspbian system, simply by swapping back to your old card. Remove the current (Raspbian or other) micro SD card from the board (if fitted), and store it somewhere safe.

Check (when the above command prompts you for confirmation) that you will indeed be installing binary packages - this is a good indication you have set things up correctly.

Once this completes, rebuild your entire system for profile 17.0.

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