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2     <!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
3    
4 swift 1.51 <!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ppc64.xml,v 1.50 2004/11/21 15:06:13 neysx Exp $ -->
5 swift 1.1
6     <book link="handbook-ppc64.xml">
7 swift 1.47 <title>Gentoo Linux 2004.3 PPC64 Handbook</title>
8 swift 1.1
9 swift 1.32 <author title="Author">
10 swift 1.38 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
11 swift 1.1 </author>
12     <author title="Author">
13 swift 1.38 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
14 swift 1.1 </author>
15     <author title="Author">
16     <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
17     </author>
18     <author title="Author">
19     <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
20     </author>
21     <author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
22     <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
23     </author>
24     <author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
25     <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
26     </author>
27     <author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
28     <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail>
29     </author>
30     <author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 neysx 1.49 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32 swift 1.1 </author>
33     <author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34     <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
35     </author>
36     <author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
37     <mail link="pvdabeel@gentoo.org">Pieter Van den Abeele</mail>
38     </author>
39     <author title="Gentoo SPARC developer">
40     <mail link="blademan@gentoo.org">Joe Kallar</mail>
41     </author>
42     <author title="Editor">
43     <mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail>
44     </author>
45     <author title="Editor">Pierre-Henri Jondot</author>
46     <author title="Editor">
47     <mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail>
48     </author>
49     <author title="Editor">
50     <mail link="rajiv@gentoo.org">Rajiv Manglani</mail>
51     </author>
52     <author title="Editor">
53     <mail link="seo@gentoo.org">Jungmin Seo</mail>
54     </author>
55     <author title="Editor">
56     <mail link="zhware@gentoo.org">Stoyan Zhekov</mail>
57     </author>
58     <author title="Editor">
59     <mail link="jhhudso@gentoo.org">Jared Hudson</mail>
60     </author>
61     <author title="Editor">
62     <mail link="peitolm@gentoo.org">Colin Morey</mail>
63     </author>
64     <author title="Editor">
65     <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail>
66     </author>
67     <author title="Editor">
68     <mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail>
69     </author>
70     <author title="Editor">
71     <mail link="avenj@gentoo.org">Jon Portnoy</mail>
72     </author>
73     <author title="Editor">
74     <mail link="klasikahl@gentoo.org">Zack Gilburd</mail>
75     </author>
76     <author title="Editor">
77     <mail link="jmorgan@gentoo.org">Jack Morgan</mail>
78     </author>
79     <author title="Editor">
80     <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail>
81     </author>
82     <author title="Editor">
83     <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
84     </author>
85     <author title="Editor">
86     <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87     </author>
88     <author title="Reviewer">
89     <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
90     </author>
91     <author title="Reviewer">
92     <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
93     </author>
94     <author title="Reviewer">
95     <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
96     </author>
97     <author title="Reviewer">
98     <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
99     </author>
100     <author title="Contributor">
101     <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
102     </author>
103 neysx 1.50 <author title="Editor">
104     <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
105     </author>
106 swift 1.1
107     <abstract>
108     This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
109     information.
110     </abstract>
111    
112     <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
113 swift 1.36 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
114 swift 1.1 <license/>
115    
116 swift 1.51 <version>3.12</version>
117     <date>2004-12-02</date>
118 swift 1.1
119     <part>
120     <title>Installing Gentoo</title>
121     <abstract>
122     In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
123     </abstract>
124    
125     <chapter>
126     <title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
127     <abstract>
128     Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what
129     Gentoo is all about.
130     </abstract>
131     <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
132     </chapter>
133    
134     <chapter>
135     <title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
136     <abstract>
137     You can install Gentoo in many ways. We describe how to install Gentoo using one
138     of our LiveCDs.
139     </abstract>
140     <include href="hb-install-ppc64-medium.xml"/>
141     </chapter>
142    
143     <chapter>
144     <title>Configuring your Network</title>
145     <abstract>
146 swift 1.39 If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to set up
147 swift 1.1 networking.
148     </abstract>
149     <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
150     </chapter>
151    
152     <chapter>
153     <title>Preparing the Disks</title>
154     <abstract>
155     To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
156     This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
157     </abstract>
158     <include href="hb-install-ppc64-disk.xml"/>
159     </chapter>
160    
161     <chapter>
162     <title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
163     <abstract>
164 swift 1.51 Gentoo installs work through special tarballs (also known as stage-files). In
165     this chapter we describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
166 swift 1.1 </abstract>
167     <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
168     </chapter>
169    
170     <chapter>
171     <title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
172     <abstract>
173     Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you
174     have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
175     to progress to that stadium.
176     </abstract>
177     <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
178     </chapter>
179    
180     <chapter>
181     <title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
182     <abstract>
183     The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
184     explains how to configure your kernel.
185     </abstract>
186     <include href="hb-install-ppc64-kernel.xml"/>
187     </chapter>
188    
189     <chapter>
190     <title>Configuring your System</title>
191     <abstract>
192     You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
193     you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
194     proceed.
195     </abstract>
196     <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
197     </chapter>
198    
199     <chapter>
200     <title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
201     <abstract>
202     As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
203     choose and install some important tools.
204     </abstract>
205     <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
206     </chapter>
207    
208     <chapter>
209     <title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
210     <abstract>
211     Several bootloaders exist. Each one of them has its own way of
212     configuration. In this chapter we'll describe all possibilities for you
213     and step you through the process of configuring a bootloader to your
214     needs.
215     </abstract>
216     <include href="hb-install-ppc64-bootloader.xml"/>
217     </chapter>
218    
219    
220     <chapter>
221     <title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
222     <abstract>
223     You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
224     system and (optionally) install GRP packages.
225     </abstract>
226     <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
227     </chapter>
228    
229     <chapter>
230     <title>Where to go from here?</title>
231     <abstract>
232     Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
233     </abstract>
234     <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
235     </chapter>
236     </part>
237    
238     <part>
239     <title>Working with Gentoo</title>
240     <abstract>
241     Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
242 swift 1.37 Portage behaviour etc.
243 swift 1.1 </abstract>
244    
245     <chapter>
246 swift 1.36 <title>A Portage Introduction</title>
247 swift 1.1 <abstract>
248 swift 1.36 This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
249     maintain the software on his system.
250 swift 1.1 </abstract>
251 swift 1.36 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
252 swift 1.1 </chapter>
253    
254     <chapter>
255 swift 1.36 <title>USE flags</title>
256 swift 1.1 <abstract>
257 swift 1.36 USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
258     work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
259 swift 1.1 </abstract>
260 swift 1.36 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
261 swift 1.1 </chapter>
262    
263     <chapter>
264     <title>Portage Features</title>
265     <abstract>
266 swift 1.36 Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
267     ccache and more.
268 swift 1.1 </abstract>
269     <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
270     </chapter>
271    
272     <chapter>
273     <title>Initscripts</title>
274     <abstract>
275     Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
276     dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
277     these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
278     </abstract>
279     <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
280     </chapter>
281    
282     <chapter>
283     <title>Environment Variables</title>
284     <abstract>
285     With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
286     This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
287     variables.
288     </abstract>
289     <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
290     </chapter>
291     </part>
292    
293 swift 1.36 <part>
294     <title>Working with Portage</title>
295     <abstract>
296     "Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
297     Software Management Tool.
298     </abstract>
299    
300     <chapter>
301     <title>Files and Directories</title>
302     <abstract>
303 swift 1.38 Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
304 swift 1.36 files and data.
305     </abstract>
306     <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
307     </chapter>
308    
309     <chapter>
310     <title>Configuring through Variables</title>
311     <abstract>
312     Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
313     configuration file or as environment variable.
314     </abstract>
315     <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
316     </chapter>
317    
318     <chapter>
319     <title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
320     <abstract>
321     Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
322     and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
323     branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
324     individually.
325     </abstract>
326     <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
327     </chapter>
328    
329     <chapter>
330     <title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
331     <abstract>
332     Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
333     better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
334     </abstract>
335     <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
336     </chapter>
337    
338     <chapter>
339     <title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
340     <abstract>
341     "Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
342     your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
343     packages and more.
344     </abstract>
345     <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
346     </chapter>
347    
348     <chapter>
349     <title>The Ebuild Application</title>
350     <abstract>
351     In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
352     installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
353     application.
354     </abstract>
355     <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
356     </chapter>
357     </part>
358    
359 swift 1.1 </book>

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