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2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml,v 1.9 2005/10/16 15:31:50 neysx Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml,v 1.10 2005/10/21 10:45:18 neysx 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>1.7</version> 31<version>1.8</version>
32<date>2005-10-16</date> 32<date>2005-10-21</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
154 154
155<pre caption="Creating a mount point and mounting partitions"> 155<pre caption="Creating a mount point and mounting partitions">
156# <i>mkdir /mnt/gentoo</i> 156# <i>mkdir /mnt/gentoo</i>
157<comment>(Replace X with the correct numbers for your hard disk.)</comment> 157<comment>(Replace X with the correct numbers for your hard disk.)</comment>
158# <i>mount /dev/adXsXa /mnt/gentoo</i> 158# <i>mount /dev/adXsXa /mnt/gentoo</i>
159</pre> 159</pre>
160 160
161<p> 161<p>
162Now that you have mounted the target partition, it is time to fetch and unpack 162Now that you have mounted the target partition, it is time to fetch and unpack
163a stage3 tarball. 163a stage3 tarball.
164</p> 164</p>
165 165
166<pre caption="Obtaining and unpacking a stage3 tarball"> 166<pre caption="Obtaining and unpacking a stage3 tarball">
167# <i>cd /mnt/gentoo/</i> 167# <i>cd /mnt/gentoo/</i>
168<comment>(Any other Gentoo mirror which includes the experimental/ directory will also work.)</comment> 168<comment>(Any other Gentoo mirror which includes the experimental/ directory will also work.)</comment>
169# <i>wget http://gentoo.osuosl.org/experimental/x86/freebsd/stages/stage3-x86-fbsd-20051013.tar.bz2</i> 169# <i>wget http://gentoo.osuosl.org/experimental/x86/freebsd/stages/stage3-x86-fbsd-20051020.tar.bz2</i>
170# <i>tar -jxvpf stage3-x86-fbsd-20051013.tar.bz2</i> 170# <i>tar -jxvpf stage3-x86-fbsd-20051020.tar.bz2</i>
171<comment>(You can delete the tarball with the following command if you want to.)</comment> 171<comment>(You can delete the tarball with the following command if you want to.)</comment>
172# <i>rm stage3-x86-fbsd-20051013.tar.bz2</i> 172# <i>rm stage3-x86-fbsd-20051020.tar.bz2</i>
173</pre> 173</pre>
174 174
175<p> 175<p>
176Before chrooting into the newly-extracted stage, you first must obtain an up-to-date 176Before chrooting into the newly-extracted stage, you first must obtain an up-to-date
177copy of the Gentoo/FreeBSD overlay. The easiest way to achieve this is to to get our latest 177copy of the Gentoo/FreeBSD overlay. The easiest way to achieve this is to to get our latest
178snapshot which you than extract to <path>/mnt/gentoo/usr/local/portage</path> 178snapshot which you than extract to <path>/mnt/gentoo/usr/local/portage</path>
179</p> 179</p>
180 180
181<pre caption="Getting the Gentoo/FreeBSD Portage overlay"> 181<pre caption="Getting the Gentoo/FreeBSD Portage overlay">
182# <i>cd /mnt/gentoo/usr/local/portage</i> 182# <i>cd /mnt/gentoo/usr/local/portage</i>
183# <i>wget http://gentoo.osuosl.org/experimental/snapshots/portage-alt-overlay-latest.tar.bz2</i> 183# <i>wget http://gentoo.osuosl.org/experimental/snapshots/portage-alt-overlay-latest.tar.bz2</i>
184# <i>tar -xjf portage-alt-overlay-latest.tar.bz2</i> 184# <i>tar -xjf portage-alt-overlay-latest.tar.bz2</i>
185</pre> 185</pre>
186 186
187<p> 187<p>

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