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2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml,v 1.13 2006/01/10 21:15:20 vanquirius Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml,v 1.14 2006/03/02 13:32:47 yoswink Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml">
6<title>A short guide to Gentoo/FreeBSD</title> 6<title>A short guide to Gentoo/FreeBSD</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
9 <mail link="ignacio.arquelatour@gmail.com">Ignacio Arque-Latour</mail> 9 <mail link="ignacio.arquelatour@gmail.com">Ignacio Arque-Latour</mail>
10</author> 10</author>
11<author title="Author"> 11<author title="Author">
12 <mail link="citizen428@gentoo.org">Michael Kohl</mail> 12 <mail link="citizen428@gentoo.org">Michael Kohl</mail>
13</author> 13</author>
14<author title="Author"> 14<author title="Author">
15 <mail link="angusyoung@gentoo.org">Otavio R. Piske</mail> 15 <mail link="angusyoung@gentoo.org">Otavio R. Piske</mail>
16</author> 16</author>
17<author title="Author"> 17<author title="Author">
18 <mail link="ka0ttic@gentoo.org">Aaron Walker</mail> 18 <mail link="ka0ttic@gentoo.org">Aaron Walker</mail>
19</author> 19</author>
20 20
21<abstract> 21<abstract>
22This document gives some general information on FreeBSD, as well as 22This document gives some general information on FreeBSD, as well as
23installation instructions for Gentoo/FreeBSD. It also includes some reference 23installation instructions for Gentoo/FreeBSD. It also includes some reference
24for people interested in helping out with development. 24for people interested in helping out with development.
25</abstract> 25</abstract>
26 26
27<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 27<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
28<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 28<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
29<license/> 29<license/>
30 30
31<version>2.0</version> 31<version>2.1</version>
32<date>2006-01-10</date> 32<date>2006-03-02</date>
33 33
34<chapter> 34<chapter>
35<title>Introduction to FreeBSD</title> 35<title>Introduction to FreeBSD</title>
36<section> 36<section>
37<title>What is FreeBSD?</title> 37<title>What is FreeBSD?</title>
38<body> 38<body>
39 39
40<p> 40<p>
41<uri link="http://www.freebsd.org/">FreeBSD</uri> is a free (<uri 41<uri link="http://www.freebsd.org/">FreeBSD</uri> is a free (<uri
42link="http://www.freebsd.org/copyright/freebsd-license.html">license</uri>) 42link="http://www.freebsd.org/copyright/freebsd-license.html">license</uri>)
43Unix-like operating system. Back in 1993 when development of <uri 43Unix-like operating system. Back in 1993 when development of <uri
44link="http://www.386bsd.org/">386BSD</uri> stopped, two projects were born: 44link="http://www.386bsd.org/">386BSD</uri> stopped, two projects were born:
45<uri link="http://www.netbsd.org/">NetBSD</uri>, commonly known to run on a 45<uri link="http://www.netbsd.org/">NetBSD</uri>, commonly known to run on a
46huge number of architetures, and FreeBSD which focuses mainly on the x86 46huge number of architetures, and FreeBSD which focuses mainly on the x86
47platform. FreeBSD is renowned for its stability, performance and security, thus 47platform. FreeBSD is renowned for its stability, performance and security, thus
177up-to-date copy of the Gentoo/FreeBSD overlay. The easiest way to achieve this 177up-to-date copy of the Gentoo/FreeBSD overlay. The easiest way to achieve this
178is to to get our latest snapshot which you then extract to 178is to to get our latest snapshot which you then extract to
179<path>/mnt/gentoo/usr/local/portage</path>. 179<path>/mnt/gentoo/usr/local/portage</path>.
180</p> 180</p>
181 181
182<pre caption="Getting the Gentoo/FreeBSD Portage overlay"> 182<pre caption="Getting the Gentoo/FreeBSD Portage overlay">
183# <i>cd /mnt/gentoo/usr/local/portage</i> 183# <i>cd /mnt/gentoo/usr/local/portage</i>
184# <i>wget http://gentoo.osuosl.org/experimental/snapshots/portage-alt-overlay-latest.tar.bz2</i> 184# <i>wget http://gentoo.osuosl.org/experimental/snapshots/portage-alt-overlay-latest.tar.bz2</i>
185# <i>tar -xjf portage-alt-overlay-latest.tar.bz2</i> 185# <i>tar -xjf portage-alt-overlay-latest.tar.bz2</i>
186<comment>(You now can safely delete the snapshot with the following command.)</comment> 186<comment>(You now can safely delete the snapshot with the following command.)</comment>
187# <i>rm portage-alt-overlay-latest.tar.bz2</i> 187# <i>rm portage-alt-overlay-latest.tar.bz2</i>
188</pre> 188</pre>
189 189
190<p> 190<p>
191Alternatively, you can also use Subversion to check out the current version of 191Alternatively, you can also use Subversion to check out the current version of
192the overlay. If you are interested in this possibility, please refer to the 192the overlay. If you are interested in this possibility, please refer to the
193<uri link="/proj/en/gentoo-alt/overlay.xml">Gentoo/ALT overlay 193<uri
194link="/proj/en/gentoo-alt/contribute/index.xml?part=1&amp;chap=3">Gentoo/ALT
194documentation</uri>. 195overlay documentation</uri>.
195</p> 196</p>
196 197
197<p> 198<p>
198In order for your install to work, you need to mount the <path>/dev</path> 199In order for your install to work, you need to mount the <path>/dev</path>
199filesystem from the currently running system into the Gentoo/FreeBSD mount 200filesystem from the currently running system into the Gentoo/FreeBSD mount
200point before proceeding with the chroot. 201point before proceeding with the chroot.
201</p> 202</p>
202 203
203<pre caption="Mounting the /dev filesystem and chrooting"> 204<pre caption="Mounting the /dev filesystem and chrooting">
204# <i>mount -t devfs none /mnt/gentoo/dev/</i> 205# <i>mount -t devfs none /mnt/gentoo/dev/</i>
205# <i>cp /etc/resolv.conf /mnt/gentoo/etc</i> 206# <i>cp /etc/resolv.conf /mnt/gentoo/etc</i>
206# <i>chroot /mnt/gentoo/ /bin/bash</i> 207# <i>chroot /mnt/gentoo/ /bin/bash</i>
207# <i>source /etc/profile</i> 208# <i>source /etc/profile</i>
208</pre> 209</pre>
209 210

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