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5
6 <book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ia64.xml">
7 <title>Gentoo Linux/IA64 Handbook</title>
8
9 <values>
10 <key id="arch">IA64</key>
11 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.17-r5</key>
12 <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.17-gentoo-r5</key>
13 <key id="genkernel-name">kernel-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>
16 <key id="min-cd-size">52</key>
17 <key id="release-dir">releases/ia64/2006.1/</key>
18 <key id="online-book">handbook-ia64.xml</key>
19 </values>
20
21 <author title="Author">
22 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
23 </author>
24 <author title="Author">
25 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
26 </author>
27 <author title="Author">
28 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
29 </author>
30 <author title="Author">
31 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
32 </author>
33 <author title="Author">
34 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
35 </author>
36 <author title="Author">
37 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
38 </author>
39 <author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
40 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
41 </author>
42 <author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
43 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
44 </author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
45 <author title="Gentoo Developer">
46 Aron Griffis
47 </author>
48 -->
49 <author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
50 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
51 </author>
52 <author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
53 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
54 </author>
55 <author title="Gentoo IA64 developer">
56 <mail link="plasmaroo@gentoo.org">Tim Yamin</mail>
57 </author>
58 <author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
59 <mail link="pvdabeel@gentoo.org">Pieter Van den Abeele</mail>
60 </author>
61 <author title="Gentoo SPARC developer">
62 <mail link="blademan@gentoo.org">Joe Kallar</mail>
63 </author>
64 <author title="Gentoo * developer">
65 <mail link="vapier@gentoo.org">Mike Frysinger</mail>
66 </author>
67 <author title="Editor">
68 <mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail>
69 </author>
70 <author title="Editor">Pierre-Henri Jondot</author>
71 <author title="Editor">
72 <mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail>
73 </author>
74 <author title="Editor">
75 <mail link="rajiv@gentoo.org">Rajiv Manglani</mail>
76 </author>
77 <author title="Editor">
78 <mail link="seo@gentoo.org">Jungmin Seo</mail>
79 </author>
80 <author title="Editor">
81 <mail link="zhware@gentoo.org">Stoyan Zhekov</mail>
82 </author>
83 <author title="Editor">
84 <mail link="jhhudso@gentoo.org">Jared Hudson</mail>
85 </author>
86 <author title="Editor">
87 <mail link="peitolm@gentoo.org">Colin Morey</mail>
88 </author>
89 <author title="Editor">
90 <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail>
91 </author>
92 <author title="Editor">
93 <mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail>
94 </author>
95 <author title="Editor">
96 <mail link="avenj@gentoo.org">Jon Portnoy</mail>
97 </author>
98 <author title="Editor">
99 <mail link="klasikahl@gentoo.org">Zack Gilburd</mail>
100 </author>
101 <author title="Editor">
102 <mail link="jmorgan@gentoo.org">Jack Morgan</mail>
103 </author>
104 <author title="Editor">
105 <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail>
106 </author>
107 <author title="Editor">
108 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
109 </author>
110 <author title="Editor">
111 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
112 </author>
113 <author title="Editor">
114 <mail link="redhatter@gentoo.org">Stuart Longland</mail>
115 </author>
116 <author title="Editor">
117 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
118 </author>
119 <author title="Editor">
120 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
121 </author>
122 <author title="Reviewer">
123 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
124 </author>
125 <author title="Reviewer">
126 <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
127 </author>
128 <author title="Reviewer">
129 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
130 </author>
131 <author title="Contributor">
132 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
133 </author>
134
135 <abstract>
136 This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux information.
137 </abstract>
138
139 <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
140 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
141 <license/>
142
143 <version>7.1</version>
144 <date>2006-08-30</date>
145
146 <part>
147 <title>Installing Gentoo</title>
148 <abstract>
149 In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
150 </abstract>
151
152 <chapter>
153 <title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
154 <abstract>
155 This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
156 part.
157 </abstract>
158 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
159 </chapter>
160
161 <chapter>
162 <title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
163 <abstract>
164 You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
165 using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
166 Installation CD is possible as well.
167 </abstract>
168 <include href="hb-install-ia64-medium.xml"/>
169 </chapter>
170
171 <chapter>
172 <title>Configuring your Network</title>
173 <abstract>
174 To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
175 networking.
176 </abstract>
177 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
178 </chapter>
179
180 <chapter>
181 <title>Preparing the Disks</title>
182 <abstract>
183 To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
184 This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
185 </abstract>
186 <include href="hb-install-ia64-disk.xml"/>
187 </chapter>
188
189 <chapter>
190 <title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
191 <abstract>
192 Gentoo installs work through a stage3 archive. In this chapter we
193 describe how you extract the stage3 archive and configure Portage.
194 </abstract>
195 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
196 </chapter>
197
198 <chapter>
199 <title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
200 <abstract>
201 After installing and configuring a stage3, the eventual result is that you
202 have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
203 to progress to that state.
204 </abstract>
205 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
206 </chapter>
207
208 <chapter>
209 <title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
210 <abstract>
211 The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
212 explains how to configure your kernel.
213 </abstract>
214 <include href="hb-install-ia64-kernel.xml"/>
215 </chapter>
216
217 <chapter>
218 <title>Configuring your System</title>
219 <abstract>
220 You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
221 you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
222 proceed.
223 </abstract>
224 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
225 </chapter>
226
227 <chapter>
228 <title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
229 <abstract>
230 As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
231 choose and install some important tools.
232 </abstract>
233 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
234 </chapter>
235
236 <chapter>
237 <title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
238 <abstract>
239 The ia64 architecture uses the elilo bootloader.
240 This chapter explains how to install and configure elilo.
241 </abstract>
242 <include href="hb-install-ia64-bootloader.xml"/>
243 </chapter>
244
245 <chapter>
246 <title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
247 <abstract>
248 You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
249 system.
250 </abstract>
251 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
252 </chapter>
253
254 <chapter>
255 <title>Where to go from here?</title>
256 <abstract>
257 Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
258 </abstract>
259 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
260 </chapter>
261 </part>
262
263 <part>
264 <title>Working with Gentoo</title>
265 <abstract>
266 Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
267 Portage behaviour etc.
268 </abstract>
269
270 <chapter>
271 <title>A Portage Introduction</title>
272 <abstract>
273 This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
274 maintain the software on his system.
275 </abstract>
276 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
277 </chapter>
278
279 <chapter>
280 <title>USE flags</title>
281 <abstract>
282 USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
283 work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
284 </abstract>
285 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
286 </chapter>
287
288 <chapter>
289 <title>Portage Features</title>
290 <abstract>
291 Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
292 ccache and more.
293 </abstract>
294 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
295 </chapter>
296
297 <chapter>
298 <title>Initscripts</title>
299 <abstract>
300 Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
301 dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
302 these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
303 </abstract>
304 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
305 </chapter>
306
307 <chapter>
308 <title>Environment Variables</title>
309 <abstract>
310 With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
311 This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
312 variables.
313 </abstract>
314 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
315 </chapter>
316 </part>
317
318 <part>
319 <title>Working with Portage</title>
320 <abstract>
321 "Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
322 Software Management Tool.
323 </abstract>
324
325 <chapter>
326 <title>Files and Directories</title>
327 <abstract>
328 Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
329 files and data.
330 </abstract>
331 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
332 </chapter>
333
334 <chapter>
335 <title>Configuring through Variables</title>
336 <abstract>
337 Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
338 configuration file or as environment variable.
339 </abstract>
340 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
341 </chapter>
342
343 <chapter>
344 <title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
345 <abstract>
346 Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
347 and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
348 branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
349 individually.
350 </abstract>
351 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
352 </chapter>
353
354 <chapter>
355 <title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
356 <abstract>
357 Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
358 better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
359 </abstract>
360 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
361 </chapter>
362
363 <chapter>
364 <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
367 your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
368 packages and more.
369 </abstract>
370 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
371 </chapter>
372 </part>
373
374 <part>
375 <title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
376 <abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
377
378 <chapter>
379 <title>Getting Started</title>
380 <abstract>
381 A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
382 environments.
383 </abstract>
384 <include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
385 </chapter>
386
387 <chapter>
388 <title>Advanced Configuration</title>
389 <abstract>
390 Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
391 before we learn about modular networking.
392 </abstract>
393 <include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
394 </chapter>
395
396 <chapter>
397 <title>Modular Networking</title>
398 <abstract>
399 Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
400 different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
401 </abstract>
402 <include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
403 </chapter>
404
405 <chapter>
406 <title>Wireless Networking</title>
407 <abstract>
408 Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
409 </abstract>
410 <include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
411 </chapter>
412
413 <chapter>
414 <title>Adding Functionality</title>
415 <abstract>
416 If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
417 </abstract>
418 <include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
419 </chapter>
420
421 <chapter>
422 <title>Network Management</title>
423 <abstract>
424 For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
425 </abstract>
426 <include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
427 </chapter>
428 </part>
429
430 </book>

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