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Stage2 refers to the type of Gentoo install you are doing, your basic choices are as follows:

A stage2 install is generally reserved for those that were unable to get a stage1 install to work due to complications but still wish to compile as much as possible.

Note: this is unrelated to the GRUB files /boot/grub/stage2, or /lib/grub/*/stage2

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