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4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-amd64.xml,v 1.121 2005/01/04 18:11:20 swift Exp $ --> 4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-amd64.xml,v 1.155 2012/02/26 09:49:46 swift Exp $ -->
5 5
6<book link="handbook-amd64.xml"> 6<book>
7<title>Gentoo Linux AMD64 Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux AMD64 Handbook</title>
8 8
9<values>
10 <key id="arch">AMD64</key>
11 <key id="arch-sub">x86_64</key>
12 <key id="/boot">/dev/sda1</key>
13 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.34-r1</key>
14 <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.34-gentoo-r1</key>
15 <key id="genkernel-name">kernel-genkernel-amd64-2.6.34-gentoo-r1</key>
16 <key id="genkernel-initrd">initramfs-genkernel-amd64-2.6.34-gentoo-r1</key>
17 <key id="min-cd-name">install-amd64-minimal-&lt;release&gt;.iso</key>
18 <key id="min-cd-size">150</key>
19 <key id="release-dir">releases/amd64/autobuilds/</key>
20 <key id="stage3">stage3-amd64-&lt;release&gt;.tar.bz2</key>
21 <key id="profile">default/linux/amd64/10.0</key>
22 <key id="CFLAGS">-march=k8 -O2 -pipe</key>
23 <key id="online-book">handbook-amd64.xml</key>
24</values>
25
9<author title="Author"> 26<author title="Author">
10 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 27 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
28</author>
29<author title="Author">
30 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
31</author>
32<author title="Author">
33 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
11</author> 34</author>
12<author title="Author"> 35<author title="Author">
13 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail> 36 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
14</author> 37</author>
15<author title="Author"> 38<author title="Author">
21<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer"> 44<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
22 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail> 45 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
23</author> 46</author>
24<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 47<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
25 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail> 48 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
26</author> 49</author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 50<author title="Gentoo Developer">
28 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail> 51 Aron Griffis
29</author> 52</author>
53-->
30<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer"> 54<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail> 55 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32</author> 56</author>
33<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer"> 57<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail> 58 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
86 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail> 110 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87</author> 111</author>
88<author title="Editor"> 112<author title="Editor">
89 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail> 113 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
90</author> 114</author>
91<author title="Reviewer"> 115<author title="Editor">
92 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 116 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
117</author>
118<author title="Editor">
119 <mail link="nightmorph@gentoo.org">Joshua Saddler</mail>
93</author> 120</author>
94<author title="Reviewer"> 121<author title="Reviewer">
95 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 122 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
96</author> 123</author>
97<author title="Reviewer"> 124<author title="Reviewer">
98 <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail> 125 <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
99</author> 126</author>
100<author title="Reviewer"> 127<author title="Reviewer">
101 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail> 128 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
102</author> 129</author>
103<author title="Contributor"> 130<author title="Contributor">
104 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail> 131 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
105</author> 132</author>
106 133
107<abstract> 134<abstract>
108This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 135This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralize Gentoo/Linux information.
109information. 136This handbook contains the installation instructions for an Internet-based
137installation on AMD64 systems and parts about working with Gentoo and Portage.
110</abstract> 138</abstract>
111 139
112<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 140<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
113<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 --> 141<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
114<license/> 142<license/>
115 143
116<version>3.14</version> 144<version>12</version>
117<date>2005-01-04</date> 145<date>2012-02-26</date>
118 146
119<part> 147<part>
120<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 148<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
121<abstract> 149<abstract>
122In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 150In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
123</abstract> 151</abstract>
124 152
125<chapter> 153<chapter>
126<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 154<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
127<abstract>
128This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
129part.
130</abstract>
131 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 155 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
132</chapter> 156</chapter>
133 157
134<chapter> 158<chapter>
135<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 159<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
136<abstract>
137You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
138using the minimal LiveCD although installation through the Universal LiveCD is
139possible as well.
140</abstract>
141 <include href="hb-install-amd64-medium.xml"/> 160 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml"/>
142</chapter> 161</chapter>
143 162
144<chapter> 163<chapter>
145<title>Configuring your Network</title> 164<title>Configuring your Network</title>
146<abstract>
147To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
148networking.
149</abstract>
150 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 165 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
151</chapter> 166</chapter>
152 167
153<chapter> 168<chapter>
154<title>Preparing the Disks</title> 169<title>Preparing the Disks</title>
155<abstract>
156To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
157This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
158</abstract>
159 <include href="hb-install-amd64-disk.xml"/> 170 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml"/>
160</chapter> 171</chapter>
161 172
162<chapter> 173<chapter>
163<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 174<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
164<abstract>
165Gentoo installs work through so-called stage-files. In this chapter we
166describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
167</abstract>
168 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 175 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
169</chapter> 176</chapter>
170 177
171<chapter> 178<chapter>
172<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 179<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
173<abstract>
174Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you
175have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
176to progress to that stadium.
177</abstract>
178 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/> 180 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
179</chapter> 181</chapter>
180 182
181<chapter> 183<chapter>
182<title>Configuring the Kernel</title> 184<title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
183<abstract>
184The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
185explains how to configure your kernel.
186</abstract>
187 <include href="hb-install-amd64-kernel.xml"/> 185 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml"/>
188</chapter> 186</chapter>
189 187
190<chapter> 188<chapter>
191<title>Configuring your System</title> 189<title>Configuring your System</title>
192<abstract>
193You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
194you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
195proceed.
196</abstract>
197 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 190 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
198</chapter> 191</chapter>
199 192
200<chapter> 193<chapter>
201<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title> 194<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
202<abstract>
203As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
204choose and install some important tools.
205</abstract>
206 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/> 195 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
207</chapter> 196</chapter>
208 197
209<chapter> 198<chapter>
210<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 199<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
211<abstract> 200<abstract>
212In this chapter we'll describe the GRUB bootloader 201In this chapter we'll describe the GRUB bootloader
213and step you through the process of configuring GRUB to your 202and step you through the process of configuring GRUB to your
214needs. 203needs.
215</abstract> 204</abstract>
216 <include href="hb-install-amd64-bootloader.xml"/> 205 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml"/>
217</chapter> 206</chapter>
218 207
219<chapter> 208<chapter>
220<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 209<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
221<abstract>
222You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
223system.
224</abstract>
225 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 210 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
226</chapter> 211</chapter>
227 212
228<chapter> 213<chapter>
229<title>Where to go from here?</title> 214<title>Where to go from here?</title>
230<abstract>
231Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
232</abstract>
233 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/> 215 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
234</chapter> 216</chapter>
235</part> 217</part>
236 218
237<part> 219<part>
241Portage behaviour etc. 223Portage behaviour etc.
242</abstract> 224</abstract>
243 225
244<chapter> 226<chapter>
245<title>A Portage Introduction</title> 227<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
246<abstract>
247This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
248maintain the software on his system.
249</abstract>
250 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/> 228 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
251</chapter> 229</chapter>
252 230
253<chapter> 231<chapter>
254<title>USE flags</title> 232<title>USE flags</title>
255<abstract>
256USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
257work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
258</abstract>
259 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 233 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
260</chapter> 234</chapter>
261 235
262<chapter> 236<chapter>
263<title>Portage Features</title> 237<title>Portage Features</title>
264<abstract>
265Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
266ccache and more.
267</abstract>
268 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 238 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
269</chapter> 239</chapter>
270 240
271<chapter> 241<chapter>
272<title>Initscripts</title> 242<title>Initscripts</title>
273<abstract>
274Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
275dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
276these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
277</abstract>
278 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/> 243 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
279</chapter> 244</chapter>
280 245
281<chapter> 246<chapter>
282<title>Environment Variables</title> 247<title>Environment Variables</title>
283<abstract>
284With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
285This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
286variables.
287</abstract>
288 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 248 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
289</chapter> 249</chapter>
290</part> 250</part>
291 251
292<part> 252<part>
296Software Management Tool. 256Software Management Tool.
297</abstract> 257</abstract>
298 258
299<chapter> 259<chapter>
300<title>Files and Directories</title> 260<title>Files and Directories</title>
301<abstract>
302Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
303files and data.
304</abstract>
305 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/> 261 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
306</chapter> 262</chapter>
307 263
308<chapter> 264<chapter>
309<title>Configuring through Variables</title> 265<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
310<abstract>
311Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
312configuration file or as environment variable.
313</abstract>
314 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/> 266 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
315</chapter> 267</chapter>
316 268
317<chapter> 269<chapter>
318<title>Mixing Software Branches</title> 270<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
319<abstract>
320Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
321and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
322branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
323individually.
324</abstract>
325 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/> 271 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
326</chapter> 272</chapter>
327 273
328<chapter> 274<chapter>
329<title>Additional Portage Tools</title> 275<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
330<abstract>
331Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
332better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
333</abstract>
334 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/> 276 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
335</chapter> 277</chapter>
336 278
337<chapter> 279<chapter>
338<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title> 280<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
339<abstract>
340"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
341your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
342packages and more.
343</abstract>
344 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/> 281 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
345</chapter> 282</chapter>
346 283
347<chapter> 284<chapter>
348<title>The Ebuild Application</title> 285<title>Advanced Portage Features</title>
349<abstract>
350In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
351installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
352application.
353</abstract>
354 <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/> 286 <include href="hb-portage-advanced.xml" />
355</chapter> 287</chapter>
356</part> 288</part>
357 289
290<part>
291<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
292<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
293
294<chapter>
295<title>Getting Started</title>
296<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
297</chapter>
298
299<chapter>
300<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
301<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
302</chapter>
303
304<chapter>
305<title>Modular Networking</title>
306<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
307</chapter>
308
309<chapter>
310<title>Wireless Networking</title>
311<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
312</chapter>
313
314<chapter>
315<title>Adding Functionality</title>
316<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
317</chapter>
318
319<chapter>
320<title>Network Management</title>
321<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
322</chapter>
323</part>
324
358</book> 325</book>

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