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5 5
6<book link="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<author title="Chief Architect"> 9<values>
10 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail> 10 <key id="arch">AMD64</key>
11</author> 11 <key id="arch-sub">x86_64</key>
12 <key id="/boot">/dev/hda1</key>
13 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.17-r5</key>
14 <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.17-gentoo-r5</key>
15 <key id="genkernel-name">kernel-genkernel-amd64-2.6.17-gentoo-r5</key>
16 <key id="genkernel-initrd">initramfs-genkernel-amd64-2.6.17-gentoo-r5</key>
17 <key id="min-cd-name">install-amd64-minimal-2006.1.iso</key>
18 <key id="min-cd-size">45</key>
19 <key id="uni-cd-name">livecd-amd64-installer-2006.1.iso></key>
20 <key id="uni-cd-size">401</key>
21 <key id="release-dir">releases/amd64/2006.1/</key>
22 <key id="online-book">handbook-amd64.xml</key>
23</values>
24
12<author title="Author"> 25<author title="Author">
13 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 26 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
14</author> 27</author>
15<author title="Author"> 28<author title="Author">
29 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
30</author>
31<author title="Author">
32 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
33</author>
34<author title="Author">
16 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail> 35 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
17</author> 36</author>
18<author title="Author"> 37<author title="Author">
19 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail> 38 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
20</author> 39</author>
21<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer"> 40<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
22 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail> 41 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
23</author> 42</author>
24<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 43<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
25 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail> 44 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
26</author> 45</author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 46<author title="Gentoo Developer">
28 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail> 47 Aron Griffis
29</author> 48</author>
49-->
30<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer"> 50<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail> 51 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32</author> 52</author>
33<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer"> 53<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail> 54 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
86 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail> 106 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87</author> 107</author>
88<author title="Editor"> 108<author title="Editor">
89 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail> 109 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
90</author> 110</author>
111<author title="Editor">
112 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
113</author>
91<author title="Reviewer"> 114<author title="Reviewer">
92 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 115 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
93</author> 116</author>
94<author title="Reviewer"> 117<author title="Reviewer">
95 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 118 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
96</author> 119</author>
97<author title="Reviewer"> 120<author title="Reviewer">
98 <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail> 121 <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
99</author> 122</author>
100<author title="Reviewer"> 123<author title="Reviewer">
101 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail> 124 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
102</author> 125</author>
103<author title="Contributor"> 126<author title="Contributor">
104 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail> 127 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
105</author> 128</author>
106 129
107<abstract> 130<abstract>
108This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 131This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralize Gentoo/Linux information.
109information. 132This handbook contains the installation instructions for an Internet-based
133installation on AMD64 systems and parts about working with Gentoo and Portage.
110</abstract> 134</abstract>
111 135
112<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 136<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
113<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 137<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
114<license/> 138<license/>
115 139
116<version>2.61</version> 140<version>7.0</version>
117<date>August 01, 2004</date> 141<date>2006-08-30</date>
118 142
119<part> 143<part>
120<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 144<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
121<abstract> 145<abstract>
122In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 146In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
123</abstract> 147</abstract>
124 148
125<chapter> 149<chapter>
126<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 150<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
127<abstract> 151<abstract>
128Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what 152This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
129Gentoo is all about. 153part.
130</abstract> 154</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> 160<abstract>
137You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo 161You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install
138using a Gentoo LiveCD. 162Gentoo using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the
163Installer LiveCD is possible as well.
139</abstract> 164</abstract>
140 <include href="hb-install-amd64-medium.xml"/> 165 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-medium.xml"/>
141</chapter> 166</chapter>
142 167
143<chapter> 168<chapter>
144<title>Configuring your Network</title> 169<title>Configuring your Network</title>
145<abstract> 170<abstract>
146If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup 171To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
147networking. 172networking.
148</abstract> 173</abstract>
149 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 174 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
150</chapter> 175</chapter>
151 176
153<title>Preparing the Disks</title> 178<title>Preparing the Disks</title>
154<abstract> 179<abstract>
155To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions. 180To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
156This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage. 181This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
157</abstract> 182</abstract>
158 <include href="hb-install-amd64-disk.xml"/> 183 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-disk.xml"/>
159</chapter> 184</chapter>
160 185
161<chapter> 186<chapter>
162<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 187<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
163<abstract> 188<abstract>
164Gentoo installs work through so-called stage-files. In this chapter we 189Gentoo installs work through a stage3 archive. In this chapter we
165describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage. 190describe how you extract the stage3 archive and configure Portage.
166</abstract> 191</abstract>
167 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 192 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
168</chapter> 193</chapter>
169 194
170<chapter> 195<chapter>
171<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 196<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
172<abstract> 197<abstract>
173Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you 198After installing and configuring a stage3, the eventual result is that you
174have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how 199have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
175to progress to that stadium. 200to progress to that stadium.
176</abstract> 201</abstract>
177 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/> 202 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
178</chapter> 203</chapter>
181<title>Configuring the Kernel</title> 206<title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
182<abstract> 207<abstract>
183The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter 208The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
184explains how to configure your kernel. 209explains how to configure your kernel.
185</abstract> 210</abstract>
186 <include href="hb-install-amd64-kernel.xml"/> 211 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-kernel.xml"/>
187</chapter> 212</chapter>
188 213
189<chapter> 214<chapter>
190<title>Configuring your System</title> 215<title>Configuring your System</title>
191<abstract> 216<abstract>
195</abstract> 220</abstract>
196 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 221 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
197</chapter> 222</chapter>
198 223
199<chapter> 224<chapter>
225<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"/>
231</chapter>
232
233<chapter>
200<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 234<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
201<abstract> 235<abstract>
202In this chapter we'll describe the GRUB bootloader 236In this chapter we'll describe the GRUB bootloader
203and step you through the process of configuring GRUB to your 237and step you through the process of configuring GRUB to your
204needs. 238needs.
205</abstract> 239</abstract>
206 <include href="hb-install-amd64-bootloader.xml"/> 240 <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> 241</chapter>
217 242
218<chapter> 243<chapter>
219<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 244<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
220<abstract> 245<abstract>
221You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your 246You'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. 247system.
224</abstract> 248</abstract>
225 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 249 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
226</chapter> 250</chapter>
227 251
236 260
237<part> 261<part>
238<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 262<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
239<abstract> 263<abstract>
240Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 264Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
241portage behaviour etc. 265Portage behaviour etc.
266</abstract>
267
268<chapter>
269<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
242</abstract> 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"/>
275</chapter>
243 276
244<chapter> 277<chapter>
245<title>USE flags</title> 278<title>USE flags</title>
246<abstract> 279<abstract>
247USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to 280USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
249</abstract> 282</abstract>
250 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 283 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
251</chapter> 284</chapter>
252 285
253<chapter> 286<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> 287<title>Portage Features</title>
265<abstract> 288<abstract>
266Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related 289Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
267aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features. 290ccache and more.
268</abstract> 291</abstract>
269 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 292 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
270</chapter>
271
272<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> 293</chapter>
280 294
281<chapter> 295<chapter>
282<title>Initscripts</title> 296<title>Initscripts</title>
283<abstract> 297<abstract>
297</abstract> 311</abstract>
298 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 312 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
299</chapter> 313</chapter>
300</part> 314</part>
301 315
316<part>
317<title>Working with Portage</title>
318<abstract>
319"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
320Software Management Tool.
321</abstract>
322
323<chapter>
324<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"/>
330</chapter>
331
332<chapter>
333<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"/>
339</chapter>
340
341<chapter>
342<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"/>
350</chapter>
351
352<chapter>
353<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"/>
359</chapter>
360
361<chapter>
362<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"/>
369</chapter>
370</part>
371
372<part>
373<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
374<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
375
376<chapter>
377<title>Getting Started</title>
378<abstract>
379A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
380environments.
381</abstract>
382<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
383</chapter>
384
385<chapter>
386<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
387<abstract>
388Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
389before we learn about modular networking.
390</abstract>
391<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
392</chapter>
393
394<chapter>
395<title>Modular Networking</title>
396<abstract>
397Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
398different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
399</abstract>
400<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
401</chapter>
402
403<chapter>
404<title>Wireless Networking</title>
405<abstract>
406Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
407</abstract>
408<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
409</chapter>
410
411<chapter>
412<title>Adding Functionality</title>
413<abstract>
414If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
415</abstract>
416<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
417</chapter>
418
419<chapter>
420<title>Network Management</title>
421<abstract>
422For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
423</abstract>
424<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
425</chapter>
426</part>
427
302</book> 428</book>

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