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6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ia64.xml"> 6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ia64.xml">
7<title>Gentoo Linux/IA64 Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux/IA64 Handbook</title>
8 8
9<values> 9<values>
10 <key id="arch">IA64</key> 10 <key id="arch">IA64</key>
11 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.17-r5</key> 11 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.17-r5</key>
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14 <key id="genkernel-initrd">initramfs-genkernel-ia64-2.6.17-gentoo-r5</key> 14 <key id="genkernel-initrd">initramfs-genkernel-ia64-2.6.17-gentoo-r5</key>
15 <key id="min-cd-name">install-ia64-minimal-2006.1.iso</key> 15 <key id="min-cd-name">install-ia64-minimal-2006.1.iso</key>
16 <key id="min-cd-size">52</key> 16 <key id="min-cd-size">52</key>
17 <key id="release-dir">releases/ia64/2006.1/</key> 17 <key id="release-dir">releases/ia64/2006.1/</key>
18 <key id="online-book">handbook-ia64.xml</key> 18 <key id="online-book">handbook-ia64.xml</key>
19</values> 19</values>
139<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 139<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
140<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 140<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
141<license/> 141<license/>
142 142
143<version>7.1</version> 143<version>7.1</version>
144<date>2006-08-30</date> 144<date>2006-08-30</date>
145 145
146<part> 146<part>
147<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 147<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
148<abstract> 148<abstract>
149In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 149In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
150</abstract> 150</abstract>
151 151
152<chapter> 152<chapter>
153<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 153<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
154<abstract>
155This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
156part.
157</abstract>
158 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 154 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
159</chapter> 155</chapter>
160 156
161<chapter> 157<chapter>
162<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 158<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
163<abstract> 159<abstract>
164You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo 160You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
165using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal 161using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
166Installation CD is possible as well. 162Installation CD is possible as well.
167</abstract> 163</abstract>
168 <include href="hb-install-ia64-medium.xml"/> 164 <include href="hb-install-ia64-medium.xml"/>
169</chapter> 165</chapter>
170 166
171<chapter> 167<chapter>
172<title>Configuring your Network</title> 168<title>Configuring your Network</title>
173<abstract>
174To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
175networking.
176</abstract>
177 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 169 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
178</chapter> 170</chapter>
179 171
180<chapter> 172<chapter>
181<title>Preparing the Disks</title> 173<title>Preparing the Disks</title>
182<abstract> 174<abstract>
183To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions. 175To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
184This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage. 176This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
185</abstract> 177</abstract>
186 <include href="hb-install-ia64-disk.xml"/> 178 <include href="hb-install-ia64-disk.xml"/>
187</chapter> 179</chapter>
188 180
189<chapter> 181<chapter>
190<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 182<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
191<abstract>
192Gentoo installs work through a stage3 archive. In this chapter we
193describe how you extract the stage3 archive and configure Portage.
194</abstract>
195 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 183 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
196</chapter> 184</chapter>
197 185
198<chapter> 186<chapter>
199<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 187<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
200<abstract>
201After installing and configuring a stage3, the eventual result is that you
202have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
203to progress to that state.
204</abstract>
205 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/> 188 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
206</chapter> 189</chapter>
207 190
208<chapter> 191<chapter>
209<title>Configuring the Kernel</title> 192<title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
210<abstract> 193<abstract>
211The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter 194The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
212explains how to configure your kernel. 195explains how to configure your kernel.
213</abstract> 196</abstract>
214 <include href="hb-install-ia64-kernel.xml"/> 197 <include href="hb-install-ia64-kernel.xml"/>
215</chapter> 198</chapter>
216 199
217<chapter> 200<chapter>
218<title>Configuring your System</title> 201<title>Configuring your System</title>
219<abstract>
220You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
221you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
222proceed.
223</abstract>
224 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 202 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
225</chapter> 203</chapter>
226 204
227<chapter> 205<chapter>
228<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title> 206<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
229<abstract>
230As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
231choose and install some important tools.
232</abstract>
233 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/> 207 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
234</chapter> 208</chapter>
235 209
236<chapter> 210<chapter>
237<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 211<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
238<abstract> 212<abstract>
239The ia64 architecture uses the elilo bootloader. 213The ia64 architecture uses the elilo bootloader.
240This chapter explains how to install and configure elilo. 214This chapter explains how to install and configure elilo.
241</abstract> 215</abstract>
242 <include href="hb-install-ia64-bootloader.xml"/> 216 <include href="hb-install-ia64-bootloader.xml"/>
243</chapter> 217</chapter>
244 218
245<chapter> 219<chapter>
246<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 220<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
247<abstract>
248You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
249system.
250</abstract>
251 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 221 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
252</chapter> 222</chapter>
253 223
254<chapter> 224<chapter>
255<title>Where to go from here?</title> 225<title>Where to go from here?</title>
256<abstract>
257Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
258</abstract>
259 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/> 226 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
260</chapter> 227</chapter>
261</part> 228</part>
262 229
263<part> 230<part>
264<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 231<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
265<abstract> 232<abstract>
266Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 233Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
267Portage behaviour etc. 234Portage behaviour etc.
268</abstract> 235</abstract>
269 236
270<chapter> 237<chapter>
271<title>A Portage Introduction</title> 238<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
272<abstract>
273This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
274maintain the software on his system.
275</abstract>
276 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/> 239 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
277</chapter> 240</chapter>
278 241
279<chapter> 242<chapter>
280<title>USE flags</title> 243<title>USE flags</title>
281<abstract>
282USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
283work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
284</abstract>
285 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 244 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
286</chapter> 245</chapter>
287 246
288<chapter> 247<chapter>
289<title>Portage Features</title> 248<title>Portage Features</title>
290<abstract>
291Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
292ccache and more.
293</abstract>
294 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 249 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
295</chapter> 250</chapter>
296 251
297<chapter> 252<chapter>
298<title>Initscripts</title> 253<title>Initscripts</title>
299<abstract>
300Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
301dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
302these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
303</abstract>
304 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/> 254 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
305</chapter> 255</chapter>
306 256
307<chapter> 257<chapter>
308<title>Environment Variables</title> 258<title>Environment Variables</title>
309<abstract>
310With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
311This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
312variables.
313</abstract>
314 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 259 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
315</chapter> 260</chapter>
316</part> 261</part>
317 262
318<part> 263<part>
319<title>Working with Portage</title> 264<title>Working with Portage</title>
320<abstract> 265<abstract>
321"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's 266"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
322Software Management Tool. 267Software Management Tool.
323</abstract> 268</abstract>
324 269
325<chapter> 270<chapter>
326<title>Files and Directories</title> 271<title>Files and Directories</title>
327<abstract>
328Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
329files and data.
330</abstract>
331 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/> 272 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
332</chapter> 273</chapter>
333 274
334<chapter> 275<chapter>
335<title>Configuring through Variables</title> 276<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
336<abstract>
337Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
338configuration file or as environment variable.
339</abstract>
340 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/> 277 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
341</chapter> 278</chapter>
342 279
343<chapter> 280<chapter>
344<title>Mixing Software Branches</title> 281<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
345<abstract>
346Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
347and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
348branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
349individually.
350</abstract>
351 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/> 282 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
352</chapter> 283</chapter>
353 284
354<chapter> 285<chapter>
355<title>Additional Portage Tools</title> 286<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
356<abstract>
357Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
358better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
359</abstract>
360 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/> 287 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
361</chapter> 288</chapter>
362 289
363<chapter> 290<chapter>
364<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title> 291<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
365<abstract>
366"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
367your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
368packages and more.
369</abstract>
370 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/> 292 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
371</chapter> 293</chapter>
372</part> 294</part>
373 295
374<part> 296<part>
375<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title> 297<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
376<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract> 298<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
377 299
378<chapter> 300<chapter>
379<title>Getting Started</title> 301<title>Getting Started</title>
380<abstract>
381A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
382environments.
383</abstract>
384<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/> 302<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
385</chapter> 303</chapter>
386 304
387<chapter> 305<chapter>
388<title>Advanced Configuration</title> 306<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
389<abstract>
390Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
391before we learn about modular networking.
392</abstract>
393<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/> 307<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
394</chapter> 308</chapter>
395 309
396<chapter> 310<chapter>
397<title>Modular Networking</title> 311<title>Modular Networking</title>
398<abstract>
399Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
400different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
401</abstract>
402<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/> 312<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
403</chapter> 313</chapter>
404 314
405<chapter> 315<chapter>
406<title>Wireless Networking</title> 316<title>Wireless Networking</title>
407<abstract>
408Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
409</abstract>
410<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/> 317<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
411</chapter> 318</chapter>
412 319
413<chapter> 320<chapter>
414<title>Adding Functionality</title> 321<title>Adding Functionality</title>
415<abstract>
416If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
417</abstract>
418<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/> 322<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
419</chapter> 323</chapter>
420 324
421<chapter> 325<chapter>
422<title>Network Management</title> 326<title>Network Management</title>
423<abstract>
424For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
425</abstract>
426<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/> 327<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
427</chapter> 328</chapter>
428</part> 329</part>
429 330
430</book> 331</book>

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