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5 swift 1.1
6 neysx 1.60 <book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ppc64.xml">
7 swift 1.52 <title>Gentoo Linux PPC64 Handbook</title>
8 swift 1.1
9 neysx 1.62 <values>
10     <key id="arch">PPC64</key>
11     </values>
12    
13 swift 1.32 <author title="Author">
14 swift 1.38 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
15 swift 1.1 </author>
16     <author title="Author">
17 swift 1.54 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
18     </author>
19     <author title="Author">
20 swift 1.38 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
21 swift 1.1 </author>
22     <author title="Author">
23     <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
24     </author>
25     <author title="Author">
26     <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
27     </author>
28     <author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
29     <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
30     </author>
31     <author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
32     <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
33 swift 1.55 </author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
34     <author title="Gentoo Developer">
35     Aron Griffis
36 swift 1.1 </author>
37 swift 1.55 -->
38 swift 1.1 <author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
39 neysx 1.49 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
40 swift 1.1 </author>
41     <author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
42     <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
43     </author>
44     <author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
45     <mail link="pvdabeel@gentoo.org">Pieter Van den Abeele</mail>
46     </author>
47     <author title="Gentoo SPARC developer">
48     <mail link="blademan@gentoo.org">Joe Kallar</mail>
49     </author>
50     <author title="Editor">
51     <mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail>
52     </author>
53     <author title="Editor">Pierre-Henri Jondot</author>
54     <author title="Editor">
55     <mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail>
56     </author>
57     <author title="Editor">
58     <mail link="rajiv@gentoo.org">Rajiv Manglani</mail>
59     </author>
60     <author title="Editor">
61     <mail link="seo@gentoo.org">Jungmin Seo</mail>
62     </author>
63     <author title="Editor">
64     <mail link="zhware@gentoo.org">Stoyan Zhekov</mail>
65     </author>
66     <author title="Editor">
67     <mail link="jhhudso@gentoo.org">Jared Hudson</mail>
68     </author>
69     <author title="Editor">
70     <mail link="peitolm@gentoo.org">Colin Morey</mail>
71     </author>
72     <author title="Editor">
73     <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail>
74     </author>
75     <author title="Editor">
76     <mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail>
77     </author>
78     <author title="Editor">
79     <mail link="avenj@gentoo.org">Jon Portnoy</mail>
80     </author>
81     <author title="Editor">
82     <mail link="klasikahl@gentoo.org">Zack Gilburd</mail>
83     </author>
84     <author title="Editor">
85     <mail link="jmorgan@gentoo.org">Jack Morgan</mail>
86     </author>
87     <author title="Editor">
88     <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail>
89     </author>
90     <author title="Editor">
91     <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
92     </author>
93     <author title="Editor">
94     <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
95     </author>
96 neysx 1.56 <author title="Editor">
97     <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
98     </author>
99 swift 1.1 <author title="Reviewer">
100     <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
101     </author>
102     <author title="Reviewer">
103     <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
104     </author>
105     <author title="Reviewer">
106 neysx 1.61 <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
107 swift 1.1 </author>
108     <author title="Reviewer">
109     <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
110     </author>
111     <author title="Contributor">
112     <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
113     </author>
114 neysx 1.50 <author title="Editor">
115     <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
116     </author>
117 swift 1.1
118     <abstract>
119 jkt 1.58 This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralize Gentoo/Linux information.
120     This handbook contains the installation instructions for an Internet-based
121 neysx 1.56 installation on PPC64 systems and parts about working with Gentoo and Portage.
122 swift 1.1 </abstract>
123    
124     <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
125 neysx 1.56 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
126 swift 1.1 <license/>
127    
128 jkt 1.59 <version>4.3</version>
129     <date>2005-12-19</date>
130 swift 1.1
131     <part>
132     <title>Installing Gentoo</title>
133     <abstract>
134     In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
135     </abstract>
136    
137     <chapter>
138     <title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
139     <abstract>
140 swift 1.52 This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
141     part.
142 swift 1.1 </abstract>
143     <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
144     </chapter>
145    
146     <chapter>
147     <title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
148     <abstract>
149 swift 1.52 You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
150 swift 1.53 using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
151     Installation CD is possible as well.
152 swift 1.1 </abstract>
153     <include href="hb-install-ppc64-medium.xml"/>
154     </chapter>
155    
156     <chapter>
157     <title>Configuring your Network</title>
158     <abstract>
159 swift 1.52 To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
160 swift 1.1 networking.
161     </abstract>
162     <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
163     </chapter>
164    
165     <chapter>
166     <title>Preparing the Disks</title>
167     <abstract>
168     To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
169     This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
170     </abstract>
171     <include href="hb-install-ppc64-disk.xml"/>
172     </chapter>
173    
174     <chapter>
175     <title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
176     <abstract>
177 swift 1.57 Gentoo installs work through a stage3 archive. In this chapter we describe
178     how you extract a stage3 archive and configure Portage.
179 swift 1.1 </abstract>
180     <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
181     </chapter>
182    
183     <chapter>
184     <title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
185     <abstract>
186 jkt 1.59 After installing and configuring a stage3, the eventual result is that you
187     have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
188     to progress to that stadium.
189 swift 1.1 </abstract>
190     <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
191     </chapter>
192    
193     <chapter>
194     <title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
195     <abstract>
196     The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
197     explains how to configure your kernel.
198     </abstract>
199     <include href="hb-install-ppc64-kernel.xml"/>
200     </chapter>
201    
202     <chapter>
203     <title>Configuring your System</title>
204     <abstract>
205     You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
206     you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
207     proceed.
208     </abstract>
209     <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
210     </chapter>
211    
212     <chapter>
213     <title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
214     <abstract>
215     As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
216     choose and install some important tools.
217     </abstract>
218     <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
219     </chapter>
220    
221     <chapter>
222     <title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
223     <abstract>
224     Several bootloaders exist. Each one of them has its own way of
225     configuration. In this chapter we'll describe all possibilities for you
226     and step you through the process of configuring a bootloader to your
227     needs.
228     </abstract>
229     <include href="hb-install-ppc64-bootloader.xml"/>
230     </chapter>
231    
232    
233     <chapter>
234     <title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
235     <abstract>
236     You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
237 swift 1.52 system.
238 swift 1.1 </abstract>
239     <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
240     </chapter>
241    
242     <chapter>
243     <title>Where to go from here?</title>
244     <abstract>
245     Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
246     </abstract>
247     <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
248     </chapter>
249     </part>
250    
251     <part>
252     <title>Working with Gentoo</title>
253     <abstract>
254     Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
255 swift 1.37 Portage behaviour etc.
256 swift 1.1 </abstract>
257    
258     <chapter>
259 swift 1.36 <title>A Portage Introduction</title>
260 swift 1.1 <abstract>
261 swift 1.36 This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
262     maintain the software on his system.
263 swift 1.1 </abstract>
264 swift 1.36 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
265 swift 1.1 </chapter>
266    
267     <chapter>
268 swift 1.36 <title>USE flags</title>
269 swift 1.1 <abstract>
270 swift 1.36 USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
271     work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
272 swift 1.1 </abstract>
273 swift 1.36 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
274 swift 1.1 </chapter>
275    
276     <chapter>
277     <title>Portage Features</title>
278     <abstract>
279 swift 1.36 Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
280     ccache and more.
281 swift 1.1 </abstract>
282     <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
283     </chapter>
284    
285     <chapter>
286     <title>Initscripts</title>
287     <abstract>
288     Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
289     dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
290     these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
291     </abstract>
292     <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
293     </chapter>
294    
295     <chapter>
296     <title>Environment Variables</title>
297     <abstract>
298     With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
299     This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
300     variables.
301     </abstract>
302     <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
303     </chapter>
304     </part>
305    
306 swift 1.36 <part>
307     <title>Working with Portage</title>
308     <abstract>
309     "Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
310     Software Management Tool.
311     </abstract>
312    
313     <chapter>
314     <title>Files and Directories</title>
315     <abstract>
316 swift 1.38 Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
317 swift 1.36 files and data.
318     </abstract>
319     <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
320     </chapter>
321    
322     <chapter>
323     <title>Configuring through Variables</title>
324     <abstract>
325     Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
326     configuration file or as environment variable.
327     </abstract>
328     <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
329     </chapter>
330    
331     <chapter>
332     <title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
333     <abstract>
334     Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
335     and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
336     branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
337     individually.
338     </abstract>
339     <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
340     </chapter>
341    
342     <chapter>
343     <title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
344     <abstract>
345     Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
346     better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
347     </abstract>
348     <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
349     </chapter>
350    
351     <chapter>
352     <title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
353     <abstract>
354     "Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
355     your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
356     packages and more.
357     </abstract>
358     <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
359     </chapter>
360    
361     <chapter>
362     <title>The Ebuild Application</title>
363     <abstract>
364     In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
365     installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
366     application.
367     </abstract>
368     <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
369     </chapter>
370     </part>
371    
372 swift 1.54 <part>
373     <title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
374     <abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
375    
376     <chapter>
377     <title>Getting Started</title>
378     <abstract>
379     A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
380     environments.
381     </abstract>
382     <include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
383     </chapter>
384    
385     <chapter>
386     <title>Advanced Configuration</title>
387     <abstract>
388     Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
389     before we learn about modular networking.
390     </abstract>
391     <include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
392     </chapter>
393    
394     <chapter>
395     <title>Modular Networking</title>
396     <abstract>
397     Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
398     different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
399     </abstract>
400     <include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
401     </chapter>
402    
403     <chapter>
404     <title>Wireless Networking</title>
405     <abstract>
406     Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
407     </abstract>
408     <include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
409     </chapter>
410    
411     <chapter>
412     <title>Adding Functionality</title>
413     <abstract>
414     If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
415     </abstract>
416     <include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
417     </chapter>
418    
419     <chapter>
420     <title>Network Management</title>
421     <abstract>
422     For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
423     </abstract>
424     <include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
425     </chapter>
426     </part>
427    
428 swift 1.1 </book>

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