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1 swift 1.1 <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2     <!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
3    
4 neysx 1.56 <!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ppc64.xml,v 1.55 2005/07/28 14:33:43 swift Exp $ -->
5 swift 1.1
6     <book link="handbook-ppc64.xml">
7 swift 1.52 <title>Gentoo Linux 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 1.54 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
14     </author>
15     <author title="Author">
16 swift 1.38 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
17 swift 1.1 </author>
18     <author title="Author">
19     <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
20     </author>
21     <author title="Author">
22     <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
23     </author>
24     <author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
25     <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
26     </author>
27     <author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
28     <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
29 swift 1.55 </author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
30     <author title="Gentoo Developer">
31     Aron Griffis
32 swift 1.1 </author>
33 swift 1.55 -->
34 swift 1.1 <author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
35 neysx 1.49 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
36 swift 1.1 </author>
37     <author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
38     <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
39     </author>
40     <author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
41     <mail link="pvdabeel@gentoo.org">Pieter Van den Abeele</mail>
42     </author>
43     <author title="Gentoo SPARC developer">
44     <mail link="blademan@gentoo.org">Joe Kallar</mail>
45     </author>
46     <author title="Editor">
47     <mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail>
48     </author>
49     <author title="Editor">Pierre-Henri Jondot</author>
50     <author title="Editor">
51     <mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail>
52     </author>
53     <author title="Editor">
54     <mail link="rajiv@gentoo.org">Rajiv Manglani</mail>
55     </author>
56     <author title="Editor">
57     <mail link="seo@gentoo.org">Jungmin Seo</mail>
58     </author>
59     <author title="Editor">
60     <mail link="zhware@gentoo.org">Stoyan Zhekov</mail>
61     </author>
62     <author title="Editor">
63     <mail link="jhhudso@gentoo.org">Jared Hudson</mail>
64     </author>
65     <author title="Editor">
66     <mail link="peitolm@gentoo.org">Colin Morey</mail>
67     </author>
68     <author title="Editor">
69     <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail>
70     </author>
71     <author title="Editor">
72     <mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail>
73     </author>
74     <author title="Editor">
75     <mail link="avenj@gentoo.org">Jon Portnoy</mail>
76     </author>
77     <author title="Editor">
78     <mail link="klasikahl@gentoo.org">Zack Gilburd</mail>
79     </author>
80     <author title="Editor">
81     <mail link="jmorgan@gentoo.org">Jack Morgan</mail>
82     </author>
83     <author title="Editor">
84     <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail>
85     </author>
86     <author title="Editor">
87     <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
88     </author>
89     <author title="Editor">
90     <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
91     </author>
92 neysx 1.56 <author title="Editor">
93     <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
94     </author>
95 swift 1.1 <author title="Reviewer">
96     <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
97     </author>
98     <author title="Reviewer">
99     <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
100     </author>
101     <author title="Reviewer">
102     <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
103     </author>
104     <author title="Reviewer">
105     <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
106     </author>
107     <author title="Contributor">
108     <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
109     </author>
110 neysx 1.50 <author title="Editor">
111     <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
112     </author>
113 swift 1.1
114     <abstract>
115 neysx 1.56 This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux information.
116     This handbook contains the installation instructions for an internet-based
117     installation on PPC64 systems and parts about working with Gentoo and Portage.
118 swift 1.1 </abstract>
119    
120     <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
121 neysx 1.56 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
122 swift 1.1 <license/>
123    
124 neysx 1.56 <version>4.1</version>
125     <date>2005-10-13</date>
126 swift 1.1
127     <part>
128     <title>Installing Gentoo</title>
129     <abstract>
130     In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
131     </abstract>
132    
133     <chapter>
134     <title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
135     <abstract>
136 swift 1.52 This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
137     part.
138 swift 1.1 </abstract>
139     <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
140     </chapter>
141    
142     <chapter>
143     <title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
144     <abstract>
145 swift 1.52 You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
146 swift 1.53 using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
147     Installation CD is possible as well.
148 swift 1.1 </abstract>
149     <include href="hb-install-ppc64-medium.xml"/>
150     </chapter>
151    
152     <chapter>
153     <title>Configuring your Network</title>
154     <abstract>
155 swift 1.52 To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
156 swift 1.1 networking.
157     </abstract>
158     <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
159     </chapter>
160    
161     <chapter>
162     <title>Preparing the Disks</title>
163     <abstract>
164     To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
165     This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
166     </abstract>
167     <include href="hb-install-ppc64-disk.xml"/>
168     </chapter>
169    
170     <chapter>
171     <title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
172     <abstract>
173 swift 1.52 Gentoo installs work through so-called stage-files. In this chapter we describe
174     how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
175 swift 1.1 </abstract>
176     <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
177     </chapter>
178    
179     <chapter>
180     <title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
181     <abstract>
182 swift 1.52 Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you have a
183     Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how to progress to
184     that stadium.
185 swift 1.1 </abstract>
186     <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
187     </chapter>
188    
189     <chapter>
190     <title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
191     <abstract>
192     The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
193     explains how to configure your kernel.
194     </abstract>
195     <include href="hb-install-ppc64-kernel.xml"/>
196     </chapter>
197    
198     <chapter>
199     <title>Configuring your System</title>
200     <abstract>
201     You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
202     you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
203     proceed.
204     </abstract>
205     <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
206     </chapter>
207    
208     <chapter>
209     <title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
210     <abstract>
211     As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
212     choose and install some important tools.
213     </abstract>
214     <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
215     </chapter>
216    
217     <chapter>
218     <title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
219     <abstract>
220     Several bootloaders exist. Each one of them has its own way of
221     configuration. In this chapter we'll describe all possibilities for you
222     and step you through the process of configuring a bootloader to your
223     needs.
224     </abstract>
225     <include href="hb-install-ppc64-bootloader.xml"/>
226     </chapter>
227    
228    
229     <chapter>
230     <title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
231     <abstract>
232     You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
233 swift 1.52 system.
234 swift 1.1 </abstract>
235     <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
236     </chapter>
237    
238     <chapter>
239     <title>Where to go from here?</title>
240     <abstract>
241     Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
242     </abstract>
243     <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
244     </chapter>
245     </part>
246    
247     <part>
248     <title>Working with Gentoo</title>
249     <abstract>
250     Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
251 swift 1.37 Portage behaviour etc.
252 swift 1.1 </abstract>
253    
254     <chapter>
255 swift 1.36 <title>A Portage Introduction</title>
256 swift 1.1 <abstract>
257 swift 1.36 This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
258     maintain the software on his system.
259 swift 1.1 </abstract>
260 swift 1.36 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
261 swift 1.1 </chapter>
262    
263     <chapter>
264 swift 1.36 <title>USE flags</title>
265 swift 1.1 <abstract>
266 swift 1.36 USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
267     work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
268 swift 1.1 </abstract>
269 swift 1.36 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
270 swift 1.1 </chapter>
271    
272     <chapter>
273     <title>Portage Features</title>
274     <abstract>
275 swift 1.36 Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
276     ccache and more.
277 swift 1.1 </abstract>
278     <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
279     </chapter>
280    
281     <chapter>
282     <title>Initscripts</title>
283     <abstract>
284     Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
285     dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
286     these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
287     </abstract>
288     <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
289     </chapter>
290    
291     <chapter>
292     <title>Environment Variables</title>
293     <abstract>
294     With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
295     This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
296     variables.
297     </abstract>
298     <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
299     </chapter>
300     </part>
301    
302 swift 1.36 <part>
303     <title>Working with Portage</title>
304     <abstract>
305     "Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
306     Software Management Tool.
307     </abstract>
308    
309     <chapter>
310     <title>Files and Directories</title>
311     <abstract>
312 swift 1.38 Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
313 swift 1.36 files and data.
314     </abstract>
315     <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
316     </chapter>
317    
318     <chapter>
319     <title>Configuring through Variables</title>
320     <abstract>
321     Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
322     configuration file or as environment variable.
323     </abstract>
324     <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
325     </chapter>
326    
327     <chapter>
328     <title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
329     <abstract>
330     Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
331     and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
332     branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
333     individually.
334     </abstract>
335     <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
336     </chapter>
337    
338     <chapter>
339     <title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
340     <abstract>
341     Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
342     better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
343     </abstract>
344     <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
345     </chapter>
346    
347     <chapter>
348     <title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
349     <abstract>
350     "Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
351     your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
352     packages and more.
353     </abstract>
354     <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
355     </chapter>
356    
357     <chapter>
358     <title>The Ebuild Application</title>
359     <abstract>
360     In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
361     installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
362     application.
363     </abstract>
364     <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
365     </chapter>
366     </part>
367    
368 swift 1.54 <part>
369     <title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
370     <abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
371    
372     <chapter>
373     <title>Getting Started</title>
374     <abstract>
375     A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
376     environments.
377     </abstract>
378     <include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
379     </chapter>
380    
381     <chapter>
382     <title>Advanced Configuration</title>
383     <abstract>
384     Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
385     before we learn about modular networking.
386     </abstract>
387     <include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
388     </chapter>
389    
390     <chapter>
391     <title>Modular Networking</title>
392     <abstract>
393     Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
394     different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
395     </abstract>
396     <include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
397     </chapter>
398    
399     <chapter>
400     <title>Wireless Networking</title>
401     <abstract>
402     Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
403     </abstract>
404     <include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
405     </chapter>
406    
407     <chapter>
408     <title>Adding Functionality</title>
409     <abstract>
410     If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
411     </abstract>
412     <include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
413     </chapter>
414    
415     <chapter>
416     <title>Network Management</title>
417     <abstract>
418     For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
419     </abstract>
420     <include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
421     </chapter>
422     </part>
423    
424 swift 1.1 </book>

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