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5 5
6<book link="handbook-amd64.xml"> 6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-amd64.xml" disclaimer='draft'>
7<title>Gentoo Linux/AMD64 Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux AMD64 Handbook</title>
8 8
9<author title="Chief Architect"> 9<values>
10 <key id="arch">AMD64</key>
11 <key id="arch-sub">x86_64</key>
12 <key id="/boot">/dev/hda1</key>
13 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.23-r8</key>
14 <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.23-gentoo-r8</key>
15 <key id="genkernel-name">kernel-genkernel-amd64-2.6.23-gentoo-r8</key>
16 <key id="genkernel-initrd">initramfs-genkernel-amd64-2.6.23-gentoo-r8</key>
17 <key id="min-cd-name">install-amd64-minimal-2008.0_beta1.iso</key>
18 <key id="min-cd-size">50</key>
19 <key id="live-cd-name">livecd-amd64-installer-2008.0_beta1.iso</key>
20 <key id="live-cd-size">701</key>
21 <key id="release-dir">releases/amd64/2008.0_beta1/</key>
22 <key id="stage3">stage3-amd64-2008.0_beta1.tar.bz2</key>
23 <key id="profile">default/linux/amd64/2008.0</key>
24 <key id="CFLAGS">-march=k8 -O2 -pipe</key>
25 <key id="online-book">handbook-amd64.xml</key>
26</values>
27
28<author title="Author">
29 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
30</author>
31<author title="Author">
32 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
33</author>
34<author title="Author">
35 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
36</author>
37<author title="Author">
10 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail> 38 <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> 39</author>
15<author title="Author"> 40<author title="Author">
16 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail> 41 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
17</author> 42</author>
18<author title="Author"> 43<author title="Author">
21<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer"> 46<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
22 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail> 47 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
23</author> 48</author>
24<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 49<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
25 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail> 50 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
26</author> 51</author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 52<author title="Gentoo Developer">
28 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail> 53 Aron Griffis
29</author> 54</author>
55-->
30<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer"> 56<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail> 57 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32</author> 58</author>
33<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer"> 59<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail> 60 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
86 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail> 112 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87</author> 113</author>
88<author title="Editor"> 114<author title="Editor">
89 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail> 115 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
90</author> 116</author>
91<author title="Reviewer"> 117<author title="Editor">
92 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 118 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
119</author>
120<author title="Editor">
121 <mail link="nightmorph@gentoo.org">Joshua Saddler</mail>
93</author> 122</author>
94<author title="Reviewer"> 123<author title="Reviewer">
95 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 124 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
96</author> 125</author>
97<author title="Reviewer"> 126<author title="Reviewer">
98 <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail> 127 <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
99</author> 128</author>
100<author title="Reviewer"> 129<author title="Reviewer">
101 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail> 130 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
102</author> 131</author>
103<author title="Contributor"> 132<author title="Contributor">
104 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail> 133 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
105</author> 134</author>
106 135
107<abstract> 136<abstract>
108This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 137This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralize Gentoo/Linux information.
109information. 138This handbook contains the installation instructions for an Internet-based
139installation on AMD64 systems and parts about working with Gentoo and Portage.
110</abstract> 140</abstract>
111 141
112<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 142<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
113<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 143<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
114<license/> 144<license/>
115 145
116<version>2.50</version> 146<version>9.0</version>
117<date>July 30, 2004</date> 147<date>2008-04-01</date>
118 148
119<part> 149<part>
120<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 150<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
121<abstract> 151<abstract>
122In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 152In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
123</abstract> 153</abstract>
124 154
125<chapter> 155<chapter>
126<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 156<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
127<abstract>
128Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what
129Gentoo is all about.
130</abstract>
131 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 157 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
132</chapter> 158</chapter>
133 159
134<chapter> 160<chapter>
135<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 161<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
136<abstract>
137You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
138using a Gentoo LiveCD.
139</abstract>
140 <include href="hb-install-amd64-medium.xml"/> 162 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml"/>
141</chapter> 163</chapter>
142 164
143<chapter> 165<chapter>
144<title>Configuring your Network</title> 166<title>Configuring your Network</title>
145<abstract>
146If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup
147networking.
148</abstract>
149 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 167 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
150</chapter> 168</chapter>
151 169
152<chapter> 170<chapter>
153<title>Preparing the Disks</title> 171<title>Preparing the Disks</title>
154<abstract>
155To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
156This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
157</abstract>
158 <include href="hb-install-amd64-disk.xml"/> 172 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml"/>
159</chapter> 173</chapter>
160 174
161<chapter> 175<chapter>
162<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 176<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
163<abstract>
164Gentoo installs work through so-called stage-files. In this chapter we
165describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
166</abstract>
167 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 177 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
168</chapter> 178</chapter>
169 179
170<chapter> 180<chapter>
171<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 181<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
172<abstract>
173Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you
174have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
175to progress to that stadium.
176</abstract>
177 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/> 182 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
178</chapter> 183</chapter>
179 184
180<chapter> 185<chapter>
181<title>Configuring the Kernel</title> 186<title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
182<abstract>
183The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
184explains how to configure your kernel.
185</abstract>
186 <include href="hb-install-amd64-kernel.xml"/> 187 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml"/>
187</chapter> 188</chapter>
188 189
189<chapter> 190<chapter>
190<title>Configuring your System</title> 191<title>Configuring your System</title>
191<abstract>
192You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
193you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
194proceed.
195</abstract>
196 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 192 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
193</chapter>
194
195<chapter>
196<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
197 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
197</chapter> 198</chapter>
198 199
199<chapter> 200<chapter>
200<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 201<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
201<abstract> 202<abstract>
202In this chapter we'll describe the GRUB bootloader 203In this chapter we'll describe the GRUB bootloader
203and step you through the process of configuring GRUB to your 204and step you through the process of configuring GRUB to your
204needs. 205needs.
205</abstract> 206</abstract>
206 <include href="hb-install-amd64-bootloader.xml"/> 207 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml"/>
207</chapter>
208
209<chapter>
210<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
211<abstract>
212As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
213choose and install some important tools.
214</abstract>
215 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
216</chapter> 208</chapter>
217 209
218<chapter> 210<chapter>
219<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 211<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
220<abstract>
221You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
222system and leave the installation to reboot into a brand new Gentoo
223system.
224</abstract>
225 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 212 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
226</chapter> 213</chapter>
227 214
228<chapter> 215<chapter>
229<title>Where to go from here?</title> 216<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"/> 217 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
234</chapter> 218</chapter>
235</part> 219</part>
236 220
237<part> 221<part>
238<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 222<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
239<abstract> 223<abstract>
240Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 224Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
241portage behaviour etc. 225Portage behaviour etc.
242</abstract> 226</abstract>
227
228<chapter>
229<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
230 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
231</chapter>
243 232
244<chapter> 233<chapter>
245<title>USE flags</title> 234<title>USE flags</title>
246<abstract>
247USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
248work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
249</abstract>
250 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 235 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
251</chapter> 236</chapter>
252 237
253<chapter> 238<chapter>
254<title>Portage and Software</title>
255<abstract>
256The main reason for portage is to maintain the software on your system. In this
257chapter you learn how to get information from a package, update your package
258database, install/remove/update software and more...
259</abstract>
260 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
261</chapter>
262
263<chapter>
264<title>Portage Features</title> 239<title>Portage Features</title>
265<abstract>
266Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related
267aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features.
268</abstract>
269 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 240 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
270</chapter> 241</chapter>
271 242
272<chapter> 243<chapter>
273<title>Controlling Portage Behaviour</title>
274<abstract>
275You can tweak Portage to your own needs/environment. Learn how to protect files,
276select mirrors, change directory locations and more.
277</abstract>
278 <include href="hb-working-behaviour.xml"/>
279</chapter>
280
281<chapter>
282<title>Initscripts</title> 244<title>Initscripts</title>
283<abstract>
284Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
285dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
286these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
287</abstract>
288 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/> 245 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
289</chapter> 246</chapter>
290 247
291<chapter> 248<chapter>
292<title>Environment Variables</title> 249<title>Environment Variables</title>
293<abstract>
294With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
295This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
296variables.
297</abstract>
298 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 250 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
299</chapter> 251</chapter>
300</part> 252</part>
301 253
254<part>
255<title>Working with Portage</title>
256<abstract>
257"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
258Software Management Tool.
259</abstract>
260
261<chapter>
262<title>Files and Directories</title>
263 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
264</chapter>
265
266<chapter>
267<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
268 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
269</chapter>
270
271<chapter>
272<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
273 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
274</chapter>
275
276<chapter>
277<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
278 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
279</chapter>
280
281<chapter>
282<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
283 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
284</chapter>
285</part>
286
287<part>
288<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
289<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
290
291<chapter>
292<title>Getting Started</title>
293<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
294</chapter>
295
296<chapter>
297<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
298<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
299</chapter>
300
301<chapter>
302<title>Modular Networking</title>
303<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
304</chapter>
305
306<chapter>
307<title>Wireless Networking</title>
308<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
309</chapter>
310
311<chapter>
312<title>Adding Functionality</title>
313<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
314</chapter>
315
316<chapter>
317<title>Network Management</title>
318<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
319</chapter>
320</part>
321
302</book> 322</book>

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