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5 5
6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-amd64.xml"> 6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-amd64.xml">
7<title>Gentoo Linux AMD64 Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux AMD64 Handbook</title>
8 8
9<values> 9<values>
10 <key id="arch">AMD64</key> 10 <key id="arch">AMD64</key>
11 <key id="arch-sub">x86_64</key> 11 <key id="arch-sub">x86_64</key>
12 <key id="/boot">/dev/hda1</key> 12 <key id="/boot">/dev/hda1</key>
13 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.12-r10</key> 13 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.19-r5</key>
14 <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.12-gentoo-r10</key> 14 <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.19-gentoo-r5</key>
15 <key id="genkernel-name">kernel-genkernel-amd64-2.6.12-gentoo-r10</key> 15 <key id="genkernel-name">kernel-genkernel-amd64-2.6.19-gentoo-r5</key>
16 <key id="genkernel-initrd">initramfs-genkernel-amd64-2.6.12-gentoo-r10</key> 16 <key id="genkernel-initrd">initramfs-genkernel-amd64-2.6.19-gentoo-r5</key>
17 <key id="min-cd-name">install-amd64-minimal-2006.0.iso</key> 17 <key id="min-cd-name">install-amd64-minimal-2007.0.iso</key>
18 <key id="min-cd-size">45</key> 18 <key id="min-cd-size">50</key>
19 <key id="uni-cd-name">install-amd64-universal-2006.0.iso</key> 19 <key id="live-cd-name">livecd-amd64-installer-2007.0.iso</key>
20 <key id="uni-cd-size">401</key> 20 <key id="live-cd-size">696</key>
21 <key id="release-dir">releases/amd64/2006.0/</key> 21 <key id="release-dir">releases/amd64/2007.0/</key>
22 <key id="stage3">stage3-amd64-2007.0.tar.bz2</key>
23 <key id="CFLAGS">-march=k8 -O2 -pipe</key>
22 <key id="online-book">handbook-amd64.xml</key> 24 <key id="online-book">handbook-amd64.xml</key>
23</values> 25</values>
24 26
25<author title="Author"> 27<author title="Author">
26 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 28 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
29</author>
30<author title="Author">
31 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
27</author> 32</author>
28<author title="Author"> 33<author title="Author">
29 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail> 34 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
30</author> 35</author>
31<author title="Author"> 36<author title="Author">
109 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail> 114 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
110</author> 115</author>
111<author title="Editor"> 116<author title="Editor">
112 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail> 117 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
113</author> 118</author>
114<author title="Reviewer"> 119<author title="Editor">
115 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 120 <mail link="nightmorph@gentoo.org">Joshua Saddler</mail>
116</author> 121</author>
117<author title="Reviewer"> 122<author title="Reviewer">
118 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 123 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
119</author> 124</author>
120<author title="Reviewer"> 125<author title="Reviewer">
135 140
136<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 141<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
137<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 142<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
138<license/> 143<license/>
139 144
140<version>4.4</version> 145<version>8.0</version>
141<date>2006-07-26</date> 146<date>2007-05-07</date>
142 147
143<part> 148<part>
144<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 149<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
145<abstract> 150<abstract>
146In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 151In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
147</abstract> 152</abstract>
148 153
149<chapter> 154<chapter>
150<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 155<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
151<abstract>
152This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
153part.
154</abstract>
155 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 156 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
156</chapter> 157</chapter>
157 158
158<chapter> 159<chapter>
159<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 160<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
160<abstract>
161You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
162using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
163Installation CD is possible as well.
164</abstract>
165 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml"/> 161 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml"/>
166</chapter> 162</chapter>
167 163
168<chapter> 164<chapter>
169<title>Configuring your Network</title> 165<title>Configuring your Network</title>
170<abstract>
171To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
172networking.
173</abstract>
174 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 166 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
175</chapter> 167</chapter>
176 168
177<chapter> 169<chapter>
178<title>Preparing the Disks</title> 170<title>Preparing the Disks</title>
179<abstract>
180To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
181This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
182</abstract>
183 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml"/> 171 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml"/>
184</chapter> 172</chapter>
185 173
186<chapter> 174<chapter>
187<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 175<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
188<abstract>
189Gentoo installs work through a stage3 archive. In this chapter we
190describe how you extract the stage3 archive and configure Portage.
191</abstract>
192 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 176 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
193</chapter> 177</chapter>
194 178
195<chapter> 179<chapter>
196<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 180<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
197<abstract>
198After installing and configuring a stage3, the eventual result is that you
199have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
200to progress to that stadium.
201</abstract>
202 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/> 181 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
203</chapter> 182</chapter>
204 183
205<chapter> 184<chapter>
206<title>Configuring the Kernel</title> 185<title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
207<abstract>
208The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
209explains how to configure your kernel.
210</abstract>
211 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml"/> 186 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml"/>
212</chapter> 187</chapter>
213 188
214<chapter> 189<chapter>
215<title>Configuring your System</title> 190<title>Configuring your System</title>
216<abstract>
217You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
218you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
219proceed.
220</abstract>
221 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 191 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
222</chapter> 192</chapter>
223 193
224<chapter> 194<chapter>
225<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title> 195<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
226<abstract>
227As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
228choose and install some important tools.
229</abstract>
230 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/> 196 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
231</chapter> 197</chapter>
232 198
233<chapter> 199<chapter>
234<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 200<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
240 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml"/> 206 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml"/>
241</chapter> 207</chapter>
242 208
243<chapter> 209<chapter>
244<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 210<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
245<abstract>
246You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
247system.
248</abstract>
249 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 211 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
250</chapter> 212</chapter>
251 213
252<chapter> 214<chapter>
253<title>Where to go from here?</title> 215<title>Where to go from here?</title>
254<abstract>
255Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
256</abstract>
257 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/> 216 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
258</chapter> 217</chapter>
259</part> 218</part>
260 219
261<part> 220<part>
265Portage behaviour etc. 224Portage behaviour etc.
266</abstract> 225</abstract>
267 226
268<chapter> 227<chapter>
269<title>A Portage Introduction</title> 228<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
270<abstract>
271This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
272maintain the software on his system.
273</abstract>
274 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/> 229 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
275</chapter> 230</chapter>
276 231
277<chapter> 232<chapter>
278<title>USE flags</title> 233<title>USE flags</title>
279<abstract>
280USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
281work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
282</abstract>
283 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 234 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
284</chapter> 235</chapter>
285 236
286<chapter> 237<chapter>
287<title>Portage Features</title> 238<title>Portage Features</title>
288<abstract>
289Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
290ccache and more.
291</abstract>
292 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 239 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
293</chapter> 240</chapter>
294 241
295<chapter> 242<chapter>
296<title>Initscripts</title> 243<title>Initscripts</title>
297<abstract>
298Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
299dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
300these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
301</abstract>
302 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/> 244 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
303</chapter> 245</chapter>
304 246
305<chapter> 247<chapter>
306<title>Environment Variables</title> 248<title>Environment Variables</title>
307<abstract>
308With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
309This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
310variables.
311</abstract>
312 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 249 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
313</chapter> 250</chapter>
314</part> 251</part>
315 252
316<part> 253<part>
320Software Management Tool. 257Software Management Tool.
321</abstract> 258</abstract>
322 259
323<chapter> 260<chapter>
324<title>Files and Directories</title> 261<title>Files and Directories</title>
325<abstract>
326Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
327files and data.
328</abstract>
329 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/> 262 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
330</chapter> 263</chapter>
331 264
332<chapter> 265<chapter>
333<title>Configuring through Variables</title> 266<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
334<abstract>
335Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
336configuration file or as environment variable.
337</abstract>
338 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/> 267 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
339</chapter> 268</chapter>
340 269
341<chapter> 270<chapter>
342<title>Mixing Software Branches</title> 271<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
343<abstract>
344Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
345and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
346branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
347individually.
348</abstract>
349 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/> 272 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
350</chapter> 273</chapter>
351 274
352<chapter> 275<chapter>
353<title>Additional Portage Tools</title> 276<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
354<abstract>
355Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
356better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
357</abstract>
358 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/> 277 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
359</chapter> 278</chapter>
360 279
361<chapter> 280<chapter>
362<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title> 281<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
363<abstract>
364"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
365your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
366packages and more.
367</abstract>
368 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/> 282 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
369</chapter>
370
371<chapter>
372<title>The Ebuild Application</title>
373<abstract>
374In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
375installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
376application.
377</abstract>
378 <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
379</chapter> 283</chapter>
380</part> 284</part>
381 285
382<part> 286<part>
383<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title> 287<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
384<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract> 288<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
385 289
386<chapter> 290<chapter>
387<title>Getting Started</title> 291<title>Getting Started</title>
388<abstract>
389A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
390environments.
391</abstract>
392<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/> 292<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
393</chapter> 293</chapter>
394 294
395<chapter> 295<chapter>
396<title>Advanced Configuration</title> 296<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
397<abstract>
398Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
399before we learn about modular networking.
400</abstract>
401<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/> 297<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
402</chapter> 298</chapter>
403 299
404<chapter> 300<chapter>
405<title>Modular Networking</title> 301<title>Modular Networking</title>
406<abstract>
407Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
408different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
409</abstract>
410<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/> 302<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
411</chapter> 303</chapter>
412 304
413<chapter> 305<chapter>
414<title>Wireless Networking</title> 306<title>Wireless Networking</title>
415<abstract>
416Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
417</abstract>
418<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/> 307<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
419</chapter> 308</chapter>
420 309
421<chapter> 310<chapter>
422<title>Adding Functionality</title> 311<title>Adding Functionality</title>
423<abstract>
424If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
425</abstract>
426<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/> 312<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
427</chapter> 313</chapter>
428 314
429<chapter> 315<chapter>
430<title>Network Management</title> 316<title>Network Management</title>
431<abstract>
432For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
433</abstract>
434<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/> 317<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
435</chapter> 318</chapter>
436</part> 319</part>
437 320
438</book> 321</book>

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