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5 5
6<book link="handbook-arm.xml"> 6<book>
7<title>Gentoo Linux/ARM Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux ARM Handbook</title>
8 8
9<author title="Chief Architect"> 9<values>
10 <key id="arch">arm</key>
11 <key id="/boot">/dev/sda1</key>
12 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.17-r5</key>
13 <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.17-gentoo-r5</key>
14</values>
15
16<author title="Author">
17 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
18</author>
19<author title="Author">
20 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
21</author>
22<author title="Author">
23 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
24</author>
25<author title="Author">
10 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail> 26 <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> 27</author>
15<author title="Author"> 28<author title="Author">
16 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail> 29 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
17</author> 30</author>
18<author title="Author"> 31<author title="Author">
21<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer"> 34<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
22 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail> 35 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
23</author> 36</author>
24<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 37<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
25 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail> 38 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
26</author> 39</author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 40<author title="Gentoo Developer">
28 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail> 41 Aron Griffis
29</author> 42</author>
43-->
30<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer"> 44<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail> 45 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32</author> 46</author>
33<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer"> 47<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail> 48 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
37 <mail link="pvdabeel@gentoo.org">Pieter Van den Abeele</mail> 51 <mail link="pvdabeel@gentoo.org">Pieter Van den Abeele</mail>
38</author> 52</author>
39<author title="Gentoo SPARC developer"> 53<author title="Gentoo SPARC developer">
40 <mail link="blademan@gentoo.org">Joe Kallar</mail> 54 <mail link="blademan@gentoo.org">Joe Kallar</mail>
41</author> 55</author>
56<author title="Gentoo * developer">
57 <mail link="vapier@gentoo.org">Mike Frysinger</mail>
58</author>
42<author title="Editor"> 59<author title="Editor">
43 <mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail> 60 <mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail>
44</author> 61</author>
45<author title="Editor">Pierre-Henri Jondot</author> 62<author title="Editor">Pierre-Henri Jondot</author>
46<author title="Editor"> 63<author title="Editor">
84</author> 101</author>
85<author title="Editor"> 102<author title="Editor">
86 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail> 103 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87</author> 104</author>
88<author title="Editor"> 105<author title="Editor">
106 <mail link="redhatter@gentoo.org">Stuart Longland</mail>
107</author>
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>
91<author title="Reviewer"> 111<author title="Editor">
92 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 112 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
93</author> 113</author>
94<author title="Reviewer"> 114<author title="Reviewer">
95 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 115 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
96</author> 116</author>
97<author title="Reviewer"> 117<author title="Reviewer">
98 <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail> 118 <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
99</author> 119</author>
100<author title="Reviewer"> 120<author title="Reviewer">
101 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail> 121 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
102</author> 122</author>
103<author title="Contributor"> 123<author title="Contributor">
104 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail> 124 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
105</author> 125</author>
106 126
107<abstract> 127<abstract>
108This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 128This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralize Gentoo/Linux information.
109information. 129This handbook contains the installation instructions for an Internet-based
130installation on ARM systems and parts about working with Gentoo and Portage.
110</abstract> 131</abstract>
111 132
112<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 133<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
113<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 134<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
114<license/> 135<license/>
115 136
116<version>2.74</version> 137<version>9.2</version>
117<date>August 09, 2004</date> 138<date>2010-07-13</date>
118 139
119<part> 140<part>
120<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 141<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
121<abstract> 142<abstract>
122In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 143In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
123</abstract> 144</abstract>
124 145
125<chapter> 146<chapter>
126<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 147<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"/> 148 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
132</chapter> 149</chapter>
133 150
134<chapter> 151<chapter>
135<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 152<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
140 <include href="hb-install-arm-medium.xml"/> 157 <include href="hb-install-arm-medium.xml"/>
141</chapter> 158</chapter>
142 159
143<chapter> 160<chapter>
144<title>Configuring your Network</title> 161<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"/> 162 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
150</chapter> 163</chapter>
151 164
152<chapter> 165<chapter>
153<title>Preparing the Disks</title> 166<title>Preparing the Disks</title>
158 <include href="hb-install-arm-disk.xml"/> 171 <include href="hb-install-arm-disk.xml"/>
159</chapter> 172</chapter>
160 173
161<chapter> 174<chapter>
162<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 175<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"/> 176 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
168</chapter> 177</chapter>
169 178
170<chapter> 179<chapter>
171<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 180<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"/> 181 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
178</chapter> 182</chapter>
179 183
180<chapter> 184<chapter>
181<title>Configuring the Kernel</title> 185<title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
186 <include href="hb-install-arm-kernel.xml"/> 190 <include href="hb-install-arm-kernel.xml"/>
187</chapter> 191</chapter>
188 192
189<chapter> 193<chapter>
190<title>Configuring your System</title> 194<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"/> 195 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
197</chapter> 196</chapter>
198 197
199<chapter> 198<chapter>
200<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title> 199<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
201<abstract>
202As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
203choose and install some important tools.
204</abstract>
205 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/> 200 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
206</chapter> 201</chapter>
207 202
208<chapter> 203<chapter>
209<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 204<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
210<abstract> 205<abstract>
211Several bootloaders exist for the ARM architecture. Each one of them has its 206Due to the wide variety of embedded systems that use the ARM processor, we may
212own way of configuration. We step you through the process of configuring a 207not cover your bootloader.
213bootloader to your needs.
214</abstract> 208</abstract>
215 <include href="hb-install-arm-bootloader.xml"/> 209 <include href="hb-install-arm-bootloader.xml"/>
216</chapter> 210</chapter>
217 211
218<chapter> 212<chapter>
219<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 213<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
220<abstract>
221You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
222system and (optionally) install prebuilt packages.
223</abstract>
224 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 214 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
225</chapter> 215</chapter>
226 216
227<chapter> 217<chapter>
228<title>Where to go from here?</title> 218<title>Where to go from here?</title>
229<abstract>
230Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
231</abstract>
232 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/> 219 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
233</chapter> 220</chapter>
234</part> 221</part>
235 222
236<part> 223<part>
237<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 224<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
238<abstract> 225<abstract>
239Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 226Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
240portage behaviour etc. 227Portage behaviour etc.
241</abstract> 228</abstract>
229
230<chapter>
231<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
232 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
233</chapter>
242 234
243<chapter> 235<chapter>
244<title>USE flags</title> 236<title>USE flags</title>
245<abstract>
246USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
247work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
248</abstract>
249 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 237 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
250</chapter> 238</chapter>
251 239
252<chapter> 240<chapter>
253<title>Portage and Software</title>
254<abstract>
255The main reason for portage is to maintain the software on your system. In this
256chapter you learn how to get information from a package, update your package
257database, install/remove/update software and more...
258</abstract>
259 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
260</chapter>
261
262<chapter>
263<title>Portage Features</title> 241<title>Portage Features</title>
264<abstract>
265Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related
266aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features.
267</abstract>
268 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 242 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
269</chapter> 243</chapter>
270 244
271<chapter> 245<chapter>
272<title>Controlling Portage Behaviour</title>
273<abstract>
274You can tweak Portage to your own needs/environment. Learn how to protect files,
275select mirrors, change directory locations and more.
276</abstract>
277 <include href="hb-working-behaviour.xml"/>
278</chapter>
279
280<chapter>
281<title>Initscripts</title> 246<title>Initscripts</title>
282<abstract>
283Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
284dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
285these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
286</abstract>
287 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/> 247 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
288</chapter> 248</chapter>
289 249
290<chapter> 250<chapter>
291<title>Environment Variables</title> 251<title>Environment Variables</title>
292<abstract>
293With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
294This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
295variables.
296</abstract>
297 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 252 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
298</chapter> 253</chapter>
299</part> 254</part>
300 255
256<part>
257<title>Working with Portage</title>
258<abstract>
259"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
260Software Management Tool.
261</abstract>
262
263<chapter>
264<title>Files and Directories</title>
265 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
266</chapter>
267
268<chapter>
269<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
270 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
271</chapter>
272
273<chapter>
274<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
275 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
276</chapter>
277
278<chapter>
279<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
280 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
281</chapter>
282
283<chapter>
284<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
285 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
286</chapter>
287</part>
288
289<part>
290<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
291<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
292
293<chapter>
294<title>Getting Started</title>
295<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
296</chapter>
297
298<chapter>
299<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
300<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
301</chapter>
302
303<chapter>
304<title>Modular Networking</title>
305<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
306</chapter>
307
308<chapter>
309<title>Wireless Networking</title>
310<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
311</chapter>
312
313<chapter>
314<title>Adding Functionality</title>
315<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
316</chapter>
317
318<chapter>
319<title>Network Management</title>
320<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
321</chapter>
322</part>
323
301</book> 324</book>

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