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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml,v 1.58 2006/06/29 14:02:43 rane Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml,v 1.59 2006/08/31 01:40:57 nightmorph Exp $ -->
3 3
4<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 4<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
5 5
6<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml" lang="en"> 6<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml" lang="en">
7<title>Gentoo Linux x86 Quick Install Guide</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux x86 Quick Install Guide</title>
23 23
24<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 24<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
25<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 25<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
26<license/> 26<license/>
27 27
28<version>5</version> 28<version>6</version>
29<date>2006-06-29</date> 29<date>2006-08-30</date>
30 30
31<chapter> 31<chapter>
32<title>Introduction</title> 32<title>Introduction</title>
33<section> 33<section>
34<body> 34<body>
76You can find the minimal CD ISO in 76You can find the minimal CD ISO in
77<path>releases/x86/&lt;release&gt;/installcd</path> or the LiveCD ISO in 77<path>releases/x86/&lt;release&gt;/installcd</path> or the LiveCD ISO in
78<path>releases/x86/&lt;release&gt;/livecd</path>. The <e>minimal</e> 78<path>releases/x86/&lt;release&gt;/livecd</path>. The <e>minimal</e>
79installation CD is only useful for Internet-based installations. You can use 79installation CD is only useful for Internet-based installations. You can use
80the <e>LiveCD</e> to perform a networkless installation as documented in the 80the <e>LiveCD</e> to perform a networkless installation as documented in the
81<uri link="/doc/en/handbook/2006.0/handbook-x86.xml">2006.0 x86 installation 81<uri link="/doc/en/handbook/2006.1/handbook-x86.xml">2006.1 x86 installation
82handbook</uri>. The minimal CD is recommended. 82handbook</uri>. The minimal CD is recommended.
83</p> 83</p>
84 84
85<p> 85<p>
86<uri link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Burn</uri> the CD and boot it. 86<uri link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Burn</uri> the CD and boot it.
142 142
143<p> 143<p>
144If your network does not work already, you can use <c>net-setup</c> to configure 144If your network does not work already, you can use <c>net-setup</c> to configure
145your network. You might need to load support for your network card using 145your network. You might need to load support for your network card using
146<c>modprobe</c> prior to the configuration. If you have ADSL, use 146<c>modprobe</c> prior to the configuration. If you have ADSL, use
147<c>adsl-setup</c> and <c>adsl-start</c>. For PPTP support, first edit 147<c>pppoe-setup</c> and <c>pppoe-start</c>. For PPTP support, first edit
148<path>/etc/ppp/chap-secrets</path> and <path>/etc/ppp/options.pptp</path> and 148<path>/etc/ppp/chap-secrets</path> and <path>/etc/ppp/options.pptp</path> and
149then use <c>pptp &lt;server&nbsp;ip&gt;</c>. 149then use <c>pptp &lt;server&nbsp;ip&gt;</c>.
150</p> 150</p>
151 151
152<p> 152<p>
171</p> 171</p>
172 172
173<pre caption="Configure networking the manual way"> 173<pre caption="Configure networking the manual way">
174livecd root # <i>ifconfig eth0 192.168.1.10/24</i> 174livecd root # <i>ifconfig eth0 192.168.1.10/24</i>
175livecd root # <i>route add default gw 192.168.1.1</i> 175livecd root # <i>route add default gw 192.168.1.1</i>
176livecd root # <i>echo nameserver 192.168.1.1 > /etc/resolv.conf</i> 176livecd root # <i>echo nameserver 192.168.1.1 &gt; /etc/resolv.conf</i>
177</pre> 177</pre>
178 178
179<p> 179<p>
180The installation CD allows you to start an <c>sshd</c> server, add additional 180The installation CD allows you to start an <c>sshd</c> server, add additional
181users, run <c>irssi</c> (a command-line chat client) and surf the web using 181users, run <c>irssi</c> (a command-line chat client) and surf the web using
323 323
324<pre caption="Download a stage3 archive"> 324<pre caption="Download a stage3 archive">
325livecd ~ # <i>cd /mnt/gentoo</i> 325livecd ~ # <i>cd /mnt/gentoo</i>
326livecd gentoo # <i>links http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/mirrors.xml</i> 326livecd gentoo # <i>links http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/mirrors.xml</i>
327<comment>(Pick a mirror, move to the releases/x86/current/stages directory 327<comment>(Pick a mirror, move to the releases/x86/current/stages directory
328highlight the stage3 of your choice, probably stage3-i686-2006.0.tar.bz2 328highlight the stage3 of your choice, probably stage3-i686-2006.1.tar.bz2
329and press D to download it)</comment> 329and press D to download it)</comment>
330 330
331<comment>(<b>Or</b> download it directly with wget without choosing a nearby mirror)</comment> 331<comment>(<b>Or</b> download it directly with wget without choosing a nearby mirror)</comment>
332livecd ~ # <i>cd /mnt/gentoo</i> 332livecd ~ # <i>cd /mnt/gentoo</i>
333livecd gentoo # <i>wget http://gentoo.osuosl.org/releases/x86/current/stages/stage3-i686-2006.0.tar.bz2</i> 333livecd gentoo # <i>wget http://gentoo.osuosl.org/releases/x86/current/stages/stage3-i686-2006.1.tar.bz2</i>
334</pre> 334</pre>
335 335
336<pre caption="Unpack the stage3 archive"> 336<pre caption="Unpack the stage3 archive">
337livecd gentoo # <i>time tar xjpf stage3*</i> 337livecd gentoo # <i>time tar xjpf stage3*</i>
338 338
803</pre> 803</pre>
804 804
805<p> 805<p>
806You might want to recompile your whole system twice to make full use of your 806You might want to recompile your whole system twice to make full use of your
807latest configuration changes. It would take quite a long time to complete and 807latest configuration changes. It would take quite a long time to complete and
808yield minimal speed benefits. It is recommended that you let your system 808yield minimal speed benefits. You can let your system optimise itself gradually
809optimise itself gradually over time when new versions of packages are 809over time when new versions of packages are released. However, recompiling is
810released. 810a still good idea from the standpoint of maintaining system consistency. Please
811see the <uri link="/doc/en/gcc-upgrading.xml">Gentoo GCC Upgrading Guide</uri>
812for a discussion on the benefits of ensuring a consistently built system and
813world.
811</p> 814</p>
812 815
813<p> 816<p>
814Recompiling only the packages that have already been updated since the release 817Recompiling only the packages that have already been updated since the release
815or that are affected by your new USE flags will take enough time. You might 818or that are affected by your new USE flags will take enough time. You might

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