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5 5
6<book link="handbook-alpha.xml"> 6<book>
7<title>Gentoo Linux/Alpha Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux Alpha Handbook</title>
8 8
9<author title="Chief Architect"> 9<values>
10 <key id="arch">Alpha</key>
11 <key id="/boot">/dev/sda1</key>
12 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.33-r2</key>
13 <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.33-gentoo-r2</key>
14 <key id="min-cd-name">install-alpha-minimal-&lt;release&gt;.iso</key>
15 <key id="min-cd-size">60</key>
16 <key id="online-book">handbook-alpha.xml</key>
17 <key id="release-dir">releases/alpha/autobuilds/</key>
18 <key id="stage3">stage3-alpha-&lt;release&gt;.tar.bz2</key>
19 <key id="profile">default/linux/alpha/10.0</key>
20 <key id="CFLAGS">-mieee -pipe -O2 -mcpu=ev6</key>
21</values>
22
23<author title="Author">
24 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
25</author>
26<author title="Author">
27 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
28</author>
29<author title="Author">
30 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
31</author>
32<author title="Author">
10 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail> 33 <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> 34</author>
15<author title="Author"> 35<author title="Author">
16 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail> 36 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
17</author> 37</author>
18<author title="Author"> 38<author title="Author">
21<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer"> 41<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
22 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail> 42 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
23</author> 43</author>
24<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 44<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
25 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail> 45 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
26</author> 46</author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 47<author title="Gentoo Developer">
28 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail> 48 Aron Griffis
29</author> 49</author>
50-->
30<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer"> 51<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 <mail link="brad_mssw@gentoo.org">Brad House</mail> 52 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32</author> 53</author>
33<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer"> 54<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail> 55 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
35</author> 56</author>
36<author title="Gentoo PPC developer"> 57<author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
83 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail> 104 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
84</author> 105</author>
85<author title="Editor"> 106<author title="Editor">
86 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail> 107 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87</author> 108</author>
88<author title="Reviewer"> 109<author title="Editor">
89 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 110 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
111</author>
112<author title="Editor">
113 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
114</author>
115<author title="Editor">
116 <mail link="nightmorph@gentoo.org">Joshua Saddler</mail>
90</author> 117</author>
91<author title="Reviewer"> 118<author title="Reviewer">
92 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 119 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
93</author> 120</author>
94<author title="Reviewer"> 121<author title="Reviewer">
95 <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail> 122 <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
96</author> 123</author>
97<author title="Reviewer"> 124<author title="Reviewer">
98 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail> 125 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
99</author> 126</author>
100<author title="Contributor"> 127<author title="Contributor">
101 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail> 128 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
102</author> 129</author>
103 130
104<abstract> 131<abstract>
105This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 132This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralize Gentoo/Linux information.
106information. 133This handbook contains the installation instructions for an Internet-based
134installation on Alpha systems and parts about working with Gentoo and Portage.
107</abstract> 135</abstract>
108 136
109<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 137<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
110<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 138<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
111<license/> 139<license/>
112 140
113<version>2.21</version> 141<version>10.1</version>
114<date>May 09, 2004</date> 142<date>2010-07-19</date>
115 143
116<part> 144<part>
117<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 145<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
118<abstract> 146<abstract>
119In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 147In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
120</abstract> 148</abstract>
121 149
122<chapter> 150<chapter>
123<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 151<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
124<abstract>
125Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what
126Gentoo is all about.
127</abstract>
128 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 152 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
129</chapter> 153</chapter>
130 154
131<chapter> 155<chapter>
132<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 156<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
133<abstract> 157<abstract>
134You can install Gentoo in many ways. In this chapter we explain how to install 158You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
135Gentoo using a Gentoo LiveCD. 159using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
160Installation CD is possible as well.
136</abstract> 161</abstract>
137 <include href="hb-install-alpha-medium.xml"/> 162 <include href="hb-install-alpha-medium.xml"/>
138</chapter> 163</chapter>
139 164
140<chapter> 165<chapter>
141<title>Configuring your Network</title> 166<title>Configuring your Network</title>
142<abstract>
143If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup
144networking.
145</abstract>
146 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 167 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
147</chapter> 168</chapter>
148 169
149<chapter> 170<chapter>
150<title>Preparing the Disks</title> 171<title>Preparing the Disks</title>
155 <include href="hb-install-alpha-disk.xml"/> 176 <include href="hb-install-alpha-disk.xml"/>
156</chapter> 177</chapter>
157 178
158<chapter> 179<chapter>
159<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 180<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
160<abstract>
161Gentoo installs work through socalled stage-files. In this chapter we
162describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
163</abstract>
164 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 181 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
165</chapter> 182</chapter>
166 183
167<chapter> 184<chapter>
168<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 185<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
169<abstract>
170Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you
171have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
172to progress to that stadium.
173</abstract>
174 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/> 186 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
175</chapter> 187</chapter>
176 188
177<chapter> 189<chapter>
178<title>Configuring the Kernel</title> 190<title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
183 <include href="hb-install-alpha-kernel.xml"/> 195 <include href="hb-install-alpha-kernel.xml"/>
184</chapter> 196</chapter>
185 197
186<chapter> 198<chapter>
187<title>Configuring your System</title> 199<title>Configuring your System</title>
188<abstract>
189You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
190you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
191proceed.
192</abstract>
193 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 200 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
201</chapter>
202
203<chapter>
204<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
205 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
194</chapter> 206</chapter>
195 207
196<chapter> 208<chapter>
197<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 209<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
198<abstract> 210<abstract>
203</abstract> 215</abstract>
204 <include href="hb-install-alpha-bootloader.xml"/> 216 <include href="hb-install-alpha-bootloader.xml"/>
205</chapter> 217</chapter>
206 218
207<chapter> 219<chapter>
208<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
209<abstract>
210As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
211choose 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> 220<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
218<abstract>
219You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
220system and leave the installation to reboot into a brand new Gentoo
221system.
222</abstract>
223 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 221 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
224</chapter> 222</chapter>
225 223
226<chapter> 224<chapter>
227<title>Where to go from here?</title> 225<title>Where to go from here?</title>
228<abstract>
229Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
230</abstract>
231 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/> 226 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
232</chapter> 227</chapter>
233</part> 228</part>
234 229
235<part> 230<part>
236<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 231<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
237<abstract> 232<abstract>
238Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 233Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
239portage behaviour etc. 234Portage behaviour etc.
240</abstract> 235</abstract>
236
237<chapter>
238<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
239 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
240</chapter>
241 241
242<chapter> 242<chapter>
243<title>USE flags</title> 243<title>USE flags</title>
244<abstract>
245USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
246work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
247</abstract>
248 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 244 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
249</chapter> 245</chapter>
250 246
251<chapter> 247<chapter>
252<title>Portage and Software</title>
253<abstract>
254The main reason for portage is to maintain the software on your system. In this
255chapter you learn how to get information from a package, update your package
256database, 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> 248<title>Portage Features</title>
263<abstract>
264Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related
265aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features.
266</abstract>
267 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 249 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
268</chapter> 250</chapter>
269 251
270<chapter> 252<chapter>
271<title>Controlling Portage Behaviour</title>
272<abstract>
273You can tweak Portage to your own needs/environment. Learn how to protect files,
274select mirrors, change directory locations and more.
275</abstract>
276 <include href="hb-working-behaviour.xml"/>
277</chapter>
278
279<chapter>
280<title>Initscripts</title> 253<title>Initscripts</title>
281<abstract>
282Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
283dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
284these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
285</abstract>
286 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/> 254 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
287</chapter> 255</chapter>
288 256
289<chapter> 257<chapter>
290<title>Environment Variables</title> 258<title>Environment Variables</title>
291<abstract>
292With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
293This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
294variables.
295</abstract>
296 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 259 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
297</chapter> 260</chapter>
298</part> 261</part>
299 262
263<part>
264<title>Working with Portage</title>
265<abstract>
266"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
267Software Management Tool.
268</abstract>
269
270<chapter>
271<title>Files and Directories</title>
272 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
273</chapter>
274
275<chapter>
276<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
277 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
278</chapter>
279
280<chapter>
281<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
282 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
283</chapter>
284
285<chapter>
286<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
287 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
288</chapter>
289
290<chapter>
291<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
292 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
293</chapter>
294</part>
295
296<part>
297<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
298<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
299
300<chapter>
301<title>Getting Started</title>
302<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
303</chapter>
304
305<chapter>
306<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
307<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
308</chapter>
309
310<chapter>
311<title>Modular Networking</title>
312<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
313</chapter>
314
315<chapter>
316<title>Wireless Networking</title>
317<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
318</chapter>
319
320<chapter>
321<title>Adding Functionality</title>
322<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
323</chapter>
324
325<chapter>
326<title>Network Management</title>
327<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
328</chapter>
329</part>
330
300</book> 331</book>

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