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2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/altinstall.xml,v 1.60 2005/08/08 00:05:39 smithj Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/altinstall.xml,v 1.61 2006/06/17 11:26:53 jkt Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/altinstall.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/altinstall.xml">
6 6
7<title>The Gentoo Linux alternative installation method HOWTO</title> 7<title>The Gentoo Linux alternative installation method HOWTO</title>
53or a computer that can't boot cds. 53or a computer that can't boot cds.
54</abstract> 54</abstract>
55 55
56<license/> 56<license/>
57 57
58<version>0.65</version> 58<version>0.66</version>
59<date>2005-08-07</date> 59<date>2005-08-07</date>
60 60
61<chapter> 61<chapter>
62<title>About this document</title> 62<title>About this document</title>
63<section> 63<section>
210<pre caption="Bind-mounting the proc pseudo filesystem"> 210<pre caption="Bind-mounting the proc pseudo filesystem">
211# <i>mount -o bind /proc /mnt/gentoo/proc</i> 211# <i>mount -o bind /proc /mnt/gentoo/proc</i>
212</pre> 212</pre>
213 213
214<p> 214<p>
215Also, know that some of portage's FEATURES will not work in knoppix. Especially 215Also, know that some of Portage's FEATURES will not work in knoppix. Especially
216watch out for <c>userpriv</c> and <c>usersandbox</c>. If you find yourself 216watch out for <c>userpriv</c> and <c>usersandbox</c>. If you find yourself
217getting errors, it might be wise to disable some or all of the optional 217getting errors, it might be wise to disable some or all of the optional
218features. 218features.
219</p> 219</p>
220 220
249<title>Installing from Stage 1 without network access</title> 249<title>Installing from Stage 1 without network access</title>
250<section> 250<section>
251<body> 251<body>
252 252
253<p> 253<p>
254Burn an Install CD iso. 254Burn an Install CD ISO.
255</p>
256
257<p> 255</p>
256
257<p>
258Get the latest portage snapshot from 258Get the latest Portage snapshot from
259<uri>http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/gentoo/snapshots/</uri> 259<uri>http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/gentoo/snapshots/</uri>
260(or your favorite <uri 260(or your favorite <uri
261link="http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirror</uri>). Either place 261link="http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirror</uri>). Either place
262this tarball on an existing partition on the computer your are installing to, 262this tarball on an existing partition on the computer your are installing to,
263or burn it to a CD. 263or burn it to a CD.
265 265
266<p> 266<p>
267Follow all instructions of the Gentoo Installation Handbook up to <c>chroot 267Follow all instructions of the Gentoo Installation Handbook up to <c>chroot
268/mnt/gentoo</c> in Chapter 6. If you only have one CD-ROM remember to use the 268/mnt/gentoo</c> in Chapter 6. If you only have one CD-ROM remember to use the
269<c>docache</c> option while booting so you can unmount the Install CD and mount 269<c>docache</c> option while booting so you can unmount the Install CD and mount
270your portage snapshot CD. 270your Portage snapshot CD.
271</p> 271</p>
272 272
273<p> 273<p>
274Open a new console (Alt-F2), we will continue with the Install Doc up to 274Open a new console (Alt-F2), we will continue with the Install Doc up to
275running the bootstrap.sh script. 275running the <c>bootstrap.sh</c> script.
276</p> 276</p>
277 277
278<warn> 278<warn>
279Older releases of the Install CD required you to change the password using the 279Older releases of the Install CD required you to change the password using the
280<c>passwd</c> command, before logging in manually. 280<c>passwd</c> command, before logging in manually.
281</warn> 281</warn>
282 282
283<p> 283<p>
284Go back to the first console (Alt-F1, without chroot) and mount a second CD on 284Go back to the first console (Alt-F1, without chroot) and mount a second CD on
285<path>/mnt/gentoo/mnt/cdrom2</path>. Copy the portage tarball from cdrom2 and 285<path>/mnt/gentoo/mnt/cdrom2</path>. Copy the Portage tarball from cdrom2 and
286unpack it to <path>/mnt/gentoo/usr</path>. 286unpack it to <path>/mnt/gentoo/usr</path>.
287</p> 287</p>
288 288
289<pre caption="Mount the snapshot cd"> 289<pre caption="Mount the snapshot cd">
290# <i>umount /mnt/cdrom</i> 290# <i>umount /mnt/cdrom</i>
294# <i>cd /mnt/gentoo/usr</i> 294# <i>cd /mnt/gentoo/usr</i>
295# <i>tar -xvjpf portage-$date.tar.bz2</i> 295# <i>tar -xvjpf portage-$date.tar.bz2</i>
296</pre> 296</pre>
297 297
298<p> 298<p>
299Switch back to the F2 console. Now if you try to run bootstrap.sh it will fail 299Switch back to the F2 console. Now if you try to run <c>bootstrap.sh</c> it will
300because it won't be able to download any files. We will fetch these files 300fail because it won't be able to download any files. We will fetch these files
301somewhere else and put them in /usr/portage/distfiles (on F2 console). 301somewhere else and put them in <path>/usr/portage/distfiles</path> (on F2
302console).
302</p> 303</p>
303 304
304<p> 305<p>
305You need a list of Stage1 packages: glibc, baselayout, texinfo, gettext, zlib, 306You need a list of Stage1 packages: glibc, baselayout, texinfo, gettext, zlib,
306binutils, gcc, ncurses plus their dependencies. 307binutils, gcc, ncurses plus their dependencies.
307</p> 308</p>
308 309
309<note> 310<note>
310Note that you need the versions of each package synced with your portage tree. 311Note that you need the versions of each package synced with your Portage tree.
311</note> 312</note>
312 313
313<pre caption="Getting the download listing"> 314<pre caption="Getting the download listing">
314<comment>(Don't forget the 2 in front of the &gt;)</comment> 315<comment>(Don't forget the 2 in front of the &gt;)</comment>
315# <i>emerge -fp glibc baselayout texinfo gettext zlib binutils gcc ncurses 2&gt; stage1.list</i> 316# <i>emerge -fp glibc baselayout texinfo gettext zlib binutils gcc ncurses 2&gt; stage1.list</i>

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