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2     <!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
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5 neysx 1.1
6     <book link="handbook-alpha.xml">
7     <title>Gentoo Linux/Alpha Handbook</title>
8    
9     <author title="Chief Architect">
10     <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
11     </author>
12     <author title="Author">
13     <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
14     </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     <mail link="brad_mssw@gentoo.org">Brad House</mail>
32     </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     <author title="Reviewer">
89     <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
90     </author>
91     <author title="Reviewer">
92     <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
93     </author>
94     <author title="Reviewer">
95     <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
96     </author>
97     <author title="Reviewer">
98     <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
99     </author>
100     <author title="Contributor">
101     <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
102     </author>
103    
104     <abstract>
105     This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
106     information.
107     </abstract>
108    
109     <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
110     <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 -->
111     <license/>
112    
113 neysx 1.38 <version>2.36</version>
114     <date>July 9, 2004</date>
115 neysx 1.1
116     <part>
117     <title>Installing Gentoo</title>
118     <abstract>
119     In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
120     </abstract>
121    
122     <chapter>
123     <title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
124     <abstract>
125     Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what
126     Gentoo is all about.
127     </abstract>
128     <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
129     </chapter>
130    
131     <chapter>
132     <title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
133     <abstract>
134 swift 1.3 You can install Gentoo in many ways. In this chapter we explain how to install
135     Gentoo using a Gentoo LiveCD.
136 neysx 1.1 </abstract>
137     <include href="hb-install-alpha-medium.xml"/>
138     </chapter>
139    
140     <chapter>
141     <title>Configuring your Network</title>
142     <abstract>
143     If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup
144     networking.
145     </abstract>
146     <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
147     </chapter>
148    
149     <chapter>
150     <title>Preparing the Disks</title>
151     <abstract>
152     To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
153     This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
154     </abstract>
155     <include href="hb-install-alpha-disk.xml"/>
156     </chapter>
157    
158     <chapter>
159     <title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
160     <abstract>
161     Gentoo installs work through socalled stage-files. In this chapter we
162     describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
163     </abstract>
164     <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
165     </chapter>
166    
167     <chapter>
168     <title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
169     <abstract>
170     Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you
171     have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
172     to progress to that stadium.
173     </abstract>
174     <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
175     </chapter>
176    
177     <chapter>
178     <title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
179     <abstract>
180     The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
181     explains how to configure your kernel.
182     </abstract>
183     <include href="hb-install-alpha-kernel.xml"/>
184     </chapter>
185    
186     <chapter>
187     <title>Configuring your System</title>
188     <abstract>
189     You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
190     you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
191     proceed.
192     </abstract>
193     <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
194     </chapter>
195    
196     <chapter>
197     <title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
198     <abstract>
199     Several bootloaders exist. Each one of them has its own way of
200     configuration. In this chapter we'll describe all possibilities for you
201     and step you through the process of configuring a bootloader to your
202     needs.
203     </abstract>
204     <include href="hb-install-alpha-bootloader.xml"/>
205     </chapter>
206    
207     <chapter>
208     <title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
209     <abstract>
210     As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
211     choose and install some important tools.
212     </abstract>
213     <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
214     </chapter>
215    
216     <chapter>
217     <title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
218     <abstract>
219     You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
220     system and leave the installation to reboot into a brand new Gentoo
221     system.
222     </abstract>
223     <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
224     </chapter>
225    
226     <chapter>
227     <title>Where to go from here?</title>
228     <abstract>
229     Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
230     </abstract>
231     <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
232     </chapter>
233     </part>
234    
235     <part>
236     <title>Working with Gentoo</title>
237     <abstract>
238     Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
239     portage behaviour etc.
240     </abstract>
241    
242     <chapter>
243     <title>USE flags</title>
244     <abstract>
245     USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
246     work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
247     </abstract>
248     <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
249     </chapter>
250    
251     <chapter>
252     <title>Portage and Software</title>
253     <abstract>
254     The main reason for portage is to maintain the software on your system. In this
255     chapter you learn how to get information from a package, update your package
256     database, install/remove/update software and more...
257     </abstract>
258     <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
259     </chapter>
260    
261     <chapter>
262     <title>Portage Features</title>
263     <abstract>
264     Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related
265     aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features.
266     </abstract>
267     <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
268     </chapter>
269    
270     <chapter>
271     <title>Controlling Portage Behaviour</title>
272     <abstract>
273     You can tweak Portage to your own needs/environment. Learn how to protect files,
274     select mirrors, change directory locations and more.
275     </abstract>
276     <include href="hb-working-behaviour.xml"/>
277     </chapter>
278    
279     <chapter>
280     <title>Initscripts</title>
281     <abstract>
282     Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
283     dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
284     these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
285     </abstract>
286     <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
287     </chapter>
288    
289     <chapter>
290     <title>Environment Variables</title>
291     <abstract>
292     With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
293     This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
294     variables.
295     </abstract>
296     <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
297     </chapter>
298     </part>
299    
300     </book>

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