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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="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
14 </author>
15 <author title="Author">
16 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
17 </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 </author>
30 <author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
31 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail>
32 </author>
33 <author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
34 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
35 </author>
36 <author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
37 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
38 </author>
39 <author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
40 <mail link="pvdabeel@gentoo.org">Pieter Van den Abeele</mail>
41 </author>
42 <author title="Gentoo SPARC developer">
43 <mail link="blademan@gentoo.org">Joe Kallar</mail>
44 </author>
45 <author title="Editor">
46 <mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail>
47 </author>
48 <author title="Editor">Pierre-Henri Jondot</author>
49 <author title="Editor">
50 <mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail>
51 </author>
52 <author title="Editor">
53 <mail link="rajiv@gentoo.org">Rajiv Manglani</mail>
54 </author>
55 <author title="Editor">
56 <mail link="seo@gentoo.org">Jungmin Seo</mail>
57 </author>
58 <author title="Editor">
59 <mail link="zhware@gentoo.org">Stoyan Zhekov</mail>
60 </author>
61 <author title="Editor">
62 <mail link="jhhudso@gentoo.org">Jared Hudson</mail>
63 </author>
64 <author title="Editor">
65 <mail link="peitolm@gentoo.org">Colin Morey</mail>
66 </author>
67 <author title="Editor">
68 <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail>
69 </author>
70 <author title="Editor">
71 <mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail>
72 </author>
73 <author title="Editor">
74 <mail link="avenj@gentoo.org">Jon Portnoy</mail>
75 </author>
76 <author title="Editor">
77 <mail link="klasikahl@gentoo.org">Zack Gilburd</mail>
78 </author>
79 <author title="Editor">
80 <mail link="jmorgan@gentoo.org">Jack Morgan</mail>
81 </author>
82 <author title="Editor">
83 <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail>
84 </author>
85 <author title="Editor">
86 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
87 </author>
88 <author title="Editor">
89 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
90 </author>
91 <author title="Reviewer">
92 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
93 </author>
94 <author title="Reviewer">
95 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
96 </author>
97 <author title="Reviewer">
98 <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
99 </author>
100 <author title="Reviewer">
101 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
102 </author>
103 <author title="Contributor">
104 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
105 </author>
106 <author title="Editor">
107 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
108 </author>
109
110 <abstract>
111 This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
112 information.
113 </abstract>
114
115 <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
116 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
117 <license/>
118
119 <version>4.0</version>
120 <date>2005-06-09</date>
121
122 <part>
123 <title>Installing Gentoo</title>
124 <abstract>
125 In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
126 </abstract>
127
128 <chapter>
129 <title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
130 <abstract>
131 This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
132 part.
133 </abstract>
134 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
135 </chapter>
136
137 <chapter>
138 <title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
139 <abstract>
140 You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
141 using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
142 Installation CD is possible as well.
143 </abstract>
144 <include href="hb-install-ppc64-medium.xml"/>
145 </chapter>
146
147 <chapter>
148 <title>Configuring your Network</title>
149 <abstract>
150 To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
151 networking.
152 </abstract>
153 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
154 </chapter>
155
156 <chapter>
157 <title>Preparing the Disks</title>
158 <abstract>
159 To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
160 This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
161 </abstract>
162 <include href="hb-install-ppc64-disk.xml"/>
163 </chapter>
164
165 <chapter>
166 <title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
167 <abstract>
168 Gentoo installs work through so-called stage-files. In this chapter we describe
169 how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
170 </abstract>
171 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
172 </chapter>
173
174 <chapter>
175 <title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
176 <abstract>
177 Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you have a
178 Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how to progress to
179 that stadium.
180 </abstract>
181 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
182 </chapter>
183
184 <chapter>
185 <title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
186 <abstract>
187 The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
188 explains how to configure your kernel.
189 </abstract>
190 <include href="hb-install-ppc64-kernel.xml"/>
191 </chapter>
192
193 <chapter>
194 <title>Configuring your System</title>
195 <abstract>
196 You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
197 you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
198 proceed.
199 </abstract>
200 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
201 </chapter>
202
203 <chapter>
204 <title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
205 <abstract>
206 As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
207 choose and install some important tools.
208 </abstract>
209 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
210 </chapter>
211
212 <chapter>
213 <title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
214 <abstract>
215 Several bootloaders exist. Each one of them has its own way of
216 configuration. In this chapter we'll describe all possibilities for you
217 and step you through the process of configuring a bootloader to your
218 needs.
219 </abstract>
220 <include href="hb-install-ppc64-bootloader.xml"/>
221 </chapter>
222
223
224 <chapter>
225 <title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
226 <abstract>
227 You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
228 system.
229 </abstract>
230 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
231 </chapter>
232
233 <chapter>
234 <title>Where to go from here?</title>
235 <abstract>
236 Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
237 </abstract>
238 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
239 </chapter>
240 </part>
241
242 <part>
243 <title>Working with Gentoo</title>
244 <abstract>
245 Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
246 Portage behaviour etc.
247 </abstract>
248
249 <chapter>
250 <title>A Portage Introduction</title>
251 <abstract>
252 This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
253 maintain the software on his system.
254 </abstract>
255 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
256 </chapter>
257
258 <chapter>
259 <title>USE flags</title>
260 <abstract>
261 USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
262 work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
263 </abstract>
264 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
265 </chapter>
266
267 <chapter>
268 <title>Portage Features</title>
269 <abstract>
270 Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
271 ccache and more.
272 </abstract>
273 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
274 </chapter>
275
276 <chapter>
277 <title>Initscripts</title>
278 <abstract>
279 Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
280 dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
281 these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
282 </abstract>
283 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
284 </chapter>
285
286 <chapter>
287 <title>Environment Variables</title>
288 <abstract>
289 With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
290 This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
291 variables.
292 </abstract>
293 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
294 </chapter>
295 </part>
296
297 <part>
298 <title>Working with Portage</title>
299 <abstract>
300 "Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
301 Software Management Tool.
302 </abstract>
303
304 <chapter>
305 <title>Files and Directories</title>
306 <abstract>
307 Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
308 files and data.
309 </abstract>
310 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
311 </chapter>
312
313 <chapter>
314 <title>Configuring through Variables</title>
315 <abstract>
316 Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
317 configuration file or as environment variable.
318 </abstract>
319 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
320 </chapter>
321
322 <chapter>
323 <title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
324 <abstract>
325 Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
326 and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
327 branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
328 individually.
329 </abstract>
330 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
331 </chapter>
332
333 <chapter>
334 <title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
335 <abstract>
336 Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
337 better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
338 </abstract>
339 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
340 </chapter>
341
342 <chapter>
343 <title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
344 <abstract>
345 "Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
346 your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
347 packages and more.
348 </abstract>
349 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
350 </chapter>
351
352 <chapter>
353 <title>The Ebuild Application</title>
354 <abstract>
355 In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
356 installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
357 application.
358 </abstract>
359 <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
360 </chapter>
361 </part>
362
363 <part>
364 <title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
365 <abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
366
367 <chapter>
368 <title>Getting Started</title>
369 <abstract>
370 A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
371 environments.
372 </abstract>
373 <include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
374 </chapter>
375
376 <chapter>
377 <title>Advanced Configuration</title>
378 <abstract>
379 Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
380 before we learn about modular networking.
381 </abstract>
382 <include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
383 </chapter>
384
385 <chapter>
386 <title>Modular Networking</title>
387 <abstract>
388 Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
389 different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
390 </abstract>
391 <include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
392 </chapter>
393
394 <chapter>
395 <title>Wireless Networking</title>
396 <abstract>
397 Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
398 </abstract>
399 <include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
400 </chapter>
401
402 <chapter>
403 <title>Adding Functionality</title>
404 <abstract>
405 If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
406 </abstract>
407 <include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
408 </chapter>
409
410 <chapter>
411 <title>Network Management</title>
412 <abstract>
413 For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
414 </abstract>
415 <include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
416 </chapter>
417 </part>
418
419 </book>

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