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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 1.72 2007/04/10 19:37:05 nightmorph Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml,v 1.73 2007/04/11 10:17:50 neysx 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>15</version> 28<version>16</version>
29<date>2007-04-10</date> 29<date>2007-04-11</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/2006.1/handbook-x86.xml">2006.1 x86 installation 81<uri link="/doc/en/handbook/2007.0/handbook-x86.xml">2007.0 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.
322</p> 322</p>
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 highlight the
328highlight the stage3 of your choice, probably stage3-i686-2006.1.tar.bz2 328stage3 of your choice, probably the i686 stage3 and press D to download it)</comment>
329and press D to download it)</comment>
330 329
331<comment>(<b>Or</b> download it directly with wget without choosing a nearby mirror)</comment> 330<comment>(<b>Or</b> download it directly with wget without choosing a nearby mirror)</comment>
332livecd ~ # <i>cd /mnt/gentoo</i> 331livecd ~ # <i>cd /mnt/gentoo</i>
333livecd gentoo # <i>wget http://gentoo.osuosl.org/releases/x86/current/stages/stage3-i686-2006.1.tar.bz2</i> 332livecd gentoo # <i>wget ftp://gentoo.osuosl.org/pub/gentoo/releases/x86/current/stages/stage3-i686*tar.bz2</i>
334</pre> 333</pre>
335 334
336<pre caption="Unpack the stage3 archive"> 335<pre caption="Unpack the stage3 archive">
337livecd gentoo # <i>time tar xjpf stage3*</i> 336livecd gentoo # <i>time tar xjpf stage3*</i>
338 337
387</pre> 386</pre>
388 387
389</body> 388</body>
390</section> 389</section>
391<section> 390<section>
392<title>Set your timezone</title> 391<title>Set your time zone</title>
393<body> 392<body>
394 393
395<p> 394<p>
396Set your time zone information by setting the timezone listing from 395Set your time zone information by copying the correct file from
397<path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path> in <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path>. 396<path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path> over the <path>/etc/localtime</path> file.
398</p> 397</p>
399 398
400<pre caption="Setting your timezone"> 399<pre caption="Setting your timezone">
401<comment>(Using CET as an example)</comment> 400<comment>(Using Brussels as an example)</comment>
402livecd / # <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i> 401livecd / # <i>cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Brussels /etc/localtime</i>
403TIMEZONE="CET"
404
405livecd / # <i>date</i> 402livecd / # <i>date</i>
406Wed Mar 8 00:46:05 CET 2006 403Wed Mar 8 00:46:05 CET 2006
407</pre> 404</pre>
408 405
409</body> 406</body>
514Retype new UNIX password: <comment>type_the_password_again</comment> 511Retype new UNIX password: <comment>type_the_password_again</comment>
515passwd: password updated successfully 512passwd: password updated successfully
516</pre> 513</pre>
517 514
518<p> 515<p>
516Edit <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path> to define the time zone you used
517previously.
518</p>
519
520<pre caption="Edit /etc/conf.d/clock">
521livecd conf.d # <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i>
522TIMEZONE="Europe/Brussels"
523</pre>
524
525<p>
519Check the system configuration in <path>/etc/rc.conf</path>, 526Check the system configuration in <path>/etc/rc.conf</path>,
520<path>/etc/conf.d/rc</path>, <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path>, 527<path>/etc/conf.d/rc</path>, <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path> and edit any of
521<path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path> and edit any of those files if required. 528those files if required.
522</p> 529</p>
523 530
524<pre caption="Optional: edit some config files"> 531<pre caption="Optional: edit some config files">
525livecd conf.d # <i>nano -w /etc/rc.conf</i> 532livecd conf.d # <i>nano -w /etc/rc.conf</i>
526livecd conf.d # <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/rc</i> 533livecd conf.d # <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/rc</i>
527livecd conf.d # <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/keymaps</i> 534livecd conf.d # <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/keymaps</i>
528livecd conf.d # <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i>
529</pre> 535</pre>
530 536
531</body> 537</body>
532</section> 538</section>
533<section> 539<section>
757Recent versions of glibc use <path>/etc/locale.gen</path> to define locale 763Recent versions of glibc use <path>/etc/locale.gen</path> to define locale
758settings. 764settings.
759</p> 765</p>
760 766
761<pre caption="Define locales"> 767<pre caption="Define locales">
762mybox # <i>cd /etc</i> 768mybox ~ # <i>cd /etc</i>
763mybox # <i>nano -w locale.gen</i> 769mybox etc # <i>nano -w locale.gen</i>
764</pre> 770</pre>
765 771
766<p> 772<p>
767Last but not least, you may want to alter the <c>CFLAGS</c> variable in your 773Last but not least, you may want to alter the <c>CFLAGS</c> variable in your
768<path>/etc/make.conf</path> to optimise the code to your specific needs. Please 774<path>/etc/make.conf</path> to optimise the code to your specific needs. Please

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