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5
6 <book link="handbook-ppc64.xml">
7 <title>Gentoo Linux/PPC64 Handbook</title>
8
9 <author title="Author">
10 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
11 </author>
12 <author title="Author">
13 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
14 </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 <mail link="brad_mssw@gentoo.org">Brad House</mail>
32 </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
104 <abstract>
105 This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
106 information.
107 </abstract>
108
109 <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
110 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
111 <license/>
112
113 <version>3.2</version>
114 <date>October 23, 2004</date>
115
116 <part>
117 <title>Installing Gentoo</title>
118 <abstract>
119 In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
120 </abstract>
121
122 <chapter>
123 <title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
124 <abstract>
125 Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what
126 Gentoo is all about.
127 </abstract>
128 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
129 </chapter>
130
131 <chapter>
132 <title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
133 <abstract>
134 You can install Gentoo in many ways. We describe how to install Gentoo using one
135 of our LiveCDs.
136 </abstract>
137 <include href="hb-install-ppc64-medium.xml"/>
138 </chapter>
139
140 <chapter>
141 <title>Configuring your Network</title>
142 <abstract>
143 If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup
144 networking.
145 </abstract>
146 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
147 </chapter>
148
149 <chapter>
150 <title>Preparing the Disks</title>
151 <abstract>
152 To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
153 This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
154 </abstract>
155 <include href="hb-install-ppc64-disk.xml"/>
156 </chapter>
157
158 <chapter>
159 <title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
160 <abstract>
161 Gentoo installs work through socalled stage-files. In this chapter we
162 describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
163 </abstract>
164 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
165 </chapter>
166
167 <chapter>
168 <title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
169 <abstract>
170 Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you
171 have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
172 to progress to that stadium.
173 </abstract>
174 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
175 </chapter>
176
177 <chapter>
178 <title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
179 <abstract>
180 The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
181 explains how to configure your kernel.
182 </abstract>
183 <include href="hb-install-ppc64-kernel.xml"/>
184 </chapter>
185
186 <chapter>
187 <title>Configuring your System</title>
188 <abstract>
189 You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
190 you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
191 proceed.
192 </abstract>
193 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
194 </chapter>
195
196 <chapter>
197 <title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
198 <abstract>
199 As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
200 choose and install some important tools.
201 </abstract>
202 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
203 </chapter>
204
205 <chapter>
206 <title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
207 <abstract>
208 Several bootloaders exist. Each one of them has its own way of
209 configuration. In this chapter we'll describe all possibilities for you
210 and step you through the process of configuring a bootloader to your
211 needs.
212 </abstract>
213 <include href="hb-install-ppc64-bootloader.xml"/>
214 </chapter>
215
216
217 <chapter>
218 <title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
219 <abstract>
220 You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
221 system and (optionally) install GRP packages.
222 system.
223 </abstract>
224 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
225 </chapter>
226
227 <chapter>
228 <title>Where to go from here?</title>
229 <abstract>
230 Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
231 </abstract>
232 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
233 </chapter>
234 </part>
235
236 <part>
237 <title>Working with Gentoo</title>
238 <abstract>
239 Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
240 Portage behaviour etc.
241 </abstract>
242
243 <chapter>
244 <title>A Portage Introduction</title>
245 <abstract>
246 This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
247 maintain the software on his system.
248 </abstract>
249 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
250 </chapter>
251
252 <chapter>
253 <title>USE flags</title>
254 <abstract>
255 USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
256 work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
257 </abstract>
258 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
259 </chapter>
260
261 <chapter>
262 <title>Portage Features</title>
263 <abstract>
264 Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
265 ccache and more.
266 </abstract>
267 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
268 </chapter>
269
270 <chapter>
271 <title>Initscripts</title>
272 <abstract>
273 Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
274 dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
275 these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
276 </abstract>
277 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
278 </chapter>
279
280 <chapter>
281 <title>Environment Variables</title>
282 <abstract>
283 With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
284 This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
285 variables.
286 </abstract>
287 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
288 </chapter>
289 </part>
290
291 <part>
292 <title>Working with Portage</title>
293 <abstract>
294 "Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
295 Software Management Tool.
296 </abstract>
297
298 <chapter>
299 <title>Files and Directories</title>
300 <abstract>
301 Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
302 files and data.
303 </abstract>
304 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
305 </chapter>
306
307 <chapter>
308 <title>Configuring through Variables</title>
309 <abstract>
310 Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
311 configuration file or as environment variable.
312 </abstract>
313 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
314 </chapter>
315
316 <chapter>
317 <title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
318 <abstract>
319 Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
320 and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
321 branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
322 individually.
323 </abstract>
324 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
325 </chapter>
326
327 <chapter>
328 <title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
329 <abstract>
330 Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
331 better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
332 </abstract>
333 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
334 </chapter>
335
336 <chapter>
337 <title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
338 <abstract>
339 "Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
340 your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
341 packages and more.
342 </abstract>
343 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
344 </chapter>
345
346 <chapter>
347 <title>The Ebuild Application</title>
348 <abstract>
349 In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
350 installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
351 application.
352 </abstract>
353 <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
354 </chapter>
355 </part>
356
357 </book>

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