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1 neysx 1.1 <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2     <!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
3    
4 swift 1.114 <!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-alpha.xml,v 1.113 2005/01/04 18:11:20 swift Exp $ -->
5 neysx 1.1
6     <book link="handbook-alpha.xml">
7 swift 1.113 <title>Gentoo Linux Alpha Handbook</title>
8 neysx 1.1
9 swift 1.96 <author title="Author">
10 swift 1.103 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
11 neysx 1.1 </author>
12     <author title="Author">
13 swift 1.103 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
14 neysx 1.1 </author>
15     <author title="Author">
16     <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
17     </author>
18     <author title="Author">
19     <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
20     </author>
21     <author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
22     <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
23     </author>
24     <author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
25     <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
26     </author>
27     <author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
28     <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail>
29     </author>
30     <author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 dertobi123 1.42 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32 neysx 1.1 </author>
33     <author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34     <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
35     </author>
36     <author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
37     <mail link="pvdabeel@gentoo.org">Pieter Van den Abeele</mail>
38     </author>
39     <author title="Gentoo SPARC developer">
40     <mail link="blademan@gentoo.org">Joe Kallar</mail>
41     </author>
42     <author title="Editor">
43     <mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail>
44     </author>
45     <author title="Editor">Pierre-Henri Jondot</author>
46     <author title="Editor">
47     <mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail>
48     </author>
49     <author title="Editor">
50     <mail link="rajiv@gentoo.org">Rajiv Manglani</mail>
51     </author>
52     <author title="Editor">
53     <mail link="seo@gentoo.org">Jungmin Seo</mail>
54     </author>
55     <author title="Editor">
56     <mail link="zhware@gentoo.org">Stoyan Zhekov</mail>
57     </author>
58     <author title="Editor">
59     <mail link="jhhudso@gentoo.org">Jared Hudson</mail>
60     </author>
61     <author title="Editor">
62     <mail link="peitolm@gentoo.org">Colin Morey</mail>
63     </author>
64     <author title="Editor">
65     <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail>
66     </author>
67     <author title="Editor">
68     <mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail>
69     </author>
70     <author title="Editor">
71     <mail link="avenj@gentoo.org">Jon Portnoy</mail>
72     </author>
73     <author title="Editor">
74     <mail link="klasikahl@gentoo.org">Zack Gilburd</mail>
75     </author>
76     <author title="Editor">
77     <mail link="jmorgan@gentoo.org">Jack Morgan</mail>
78     </author>
79     <author title="Editor">
80     <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail>
81     </author>
82     <author title="Editor">
83     <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
84     </author>
85     <author title="Editor">
86     <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87     </author>
88 dertobi123 1.42 <author title="Editor">
89     <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
90     </author>
91 neysx 1.1 <author title="Reviewer">
92     <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
93     </author>
94     <author title="Reviewer">
95     <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
96     </author>
97     <author title="Reviewer">
98     <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
99     </author>
100     <author title="Reviewer">
101     <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
102     </author>
103     <author title="Contributor">
104     <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
105     </author>
106    
107     <abstract>
108     This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
109     information.
110     </abstract>
111    
112     <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
113 swift 1.101 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
114 neysx 1.1 <license/>
115    
116 swift 1.114 <version>3.10</version>
117     <date>2005-03-28</date>
118 neysx 1.1
119     <part>
120     <title>Installing Gentoo</title>
121     <abstract>
122     In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
123     </abstract>
124    
125     <chapter>
126     <title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
127     <abstract>
128 swift 1.113 This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
129     part.
130 neysx 1.1 </abstract>
131     <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
132     </chapter>
133    
134     <chapter>
135     <title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
136     <abstract>
137 swift 1.113 You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
138 swift 1.114 using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
139     Installation CD is possible as well.
140 neysx 1.1 </abstract>
141     <include href="hb-install-alpha-medium.xml"/>
142     </chapter>
143    
144     <chapter>
145     <title>Configuring your Network</title>
146     <abstract>
147 swift 1.113 To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
148 neysx 1.1 networking.
149     </abstract>
150     <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
151     </chapter>
152    
153     <chapter>
154     <title>Preparing the Disks</title>
155     <abstract>
156     To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
157     This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
158     </abstract>
159     <include href="hb-install-alpha-disk.xml"/>
160     </chapter>
161    
162     <chapter>
163     <title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
164     <abstract>
165 neysx 1.39 Gentoo installs work through so-called stage-files. In this chapter we
166 neysx 1.1 describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
167     </abstract>
168     <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
169     </chapter>
170    
171     <chapter>
172     <title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
173     <abstract>
174     Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you
175     have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
176     to progress to that stadium.
177     </abstract>
178     <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
179     </chapter>
180    
181     <chapter>
182     <title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
183     <abstract>
184     The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
185     explains how to configure your kernel.
186     </abstract>
187     <include href="hb-install-alpha-kernel.xml"/>
188     </chapter>
189    
190     <chapter>
191     <title>Configuring your System</title>
192     <abstract>
193     You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
194     you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
195     proceed.
196     </abstract>
197     <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
198     </chapter>
199    
200     <chapter>
201 swift 1.64 <title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
202     <abstract>
203     As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
204     choose and install some important tools.
205     </abstract>
206     <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
207     </chapter>
208    
209     <chapter>
210 neysx 1.1 <title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
211     <abstract>
212     Several bootloaders exist. Each one of them has its own way of
213     configuration. In this chapter we'll describe all possibilities for you
214     and step you through the process of configuring a bootloader to your
215     needs.
216     </abstract>
217     <include href="hb-install-alpha-bootloader.xml"/>
218     </chapter>
219    
220     <chapter>
221     <title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
222     <abstract>
223     You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
224 swift 1.113 system.
225 neysx 1.1 </abstract>
226     <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
227     </chapter>
228    
229     <chapter>
230     <title>Where to go from here?</title>
231     <abstract>
232     Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
233     </abstract>
234     <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
235     </chapter>
236     </part>
237    
238     <part>
239     <title>Working with Gentoo</title>
240     <abstract>
241     Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
242 swift 1.102 Portage behaviour etc.
243 neysx 1.1 </abstract>
244    
245     <chapter>
246 swift 1.101 <title>A Portage Introduction</title>
247 neysx 1.1 <abstract>
248 swift 1.101 This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
249     maintain the software on his system.
250 neysx 1.1 </abstract>
251 swift 1.101 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
252 neysx 1.1 </chapter>
253    
254     <chapter>
255 swift 1.101 <title>USE flags</title>
256 neysx 1.1 <abstract>
257 swift 1.101 USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
258     work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
259 neysx 1.1 </abstract>
260 swift 1.101 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
261 neysx 1.1 </chapter>
262    
263     <chapter>
264     <title>Portage Features</title>
265     <abstract>
266 swift 1.101 Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
267     ccache and more.
268 neysx 1.1 </abstract>
269     <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
270     </chapter>
271    
272     <chapter>
273     <title>Initscripts</title>
274     <abstract>
275     Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
276     dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
277     these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
278     </abstract>
279     <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
280     </chapter>
281    
282     <chapter>
283     <title>Environment Variables</title>
284     <abstract>
285     With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
286     This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
287     variables.
288     </abstract>
289     <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
290     </chapter>
291     </part>
292    
293 swift 1.101 <part>
294     <title>Working with Portage</title>
295     <abstract>
296     "Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
297     Software Management Tool.
298     </abstract>
299    
300     <chapter>
301     <title>Files and Directories</title>
302     <abstract>
303 swift 1.103 Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
304 swift 1.101 files and data.
305     </abstract>
306     <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
307     </chapter>
308    
309     <chapter>
310     <title>Configuring through Variables</title>
311     <abstract>
312     Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
313     configuration file or as environment variable.
314     </abstract>
315     <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
316     </chapter>
317    
318     <chapter>
319     <title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
320     <abstract>
321     Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
322     and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
323     branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
324     individually.
325     </abstract>
326     <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
327     </chapter>
328    
329     <chapter>
330     <title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
331     <abstract>
332     Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
333     better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
334     </abstract>
335     <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
336     </chapter>
337    
338     <chapter>
339     <title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
340     <abstract>
341     "Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
342     your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
343     packages and more.
344     </abstract>
345     <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
346     </chapter>
347    
348     <chapter>
349     <title>The Ebuild Application</title>
350     <abstract>
351     In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
352     installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
353     application.
354     </abstract>
355     <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
356     </chapter>
357     </part>
358    
359 neysx 1.1 </book>

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