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5 swift 1.1
6     <book link="handbook-sparc.xml">
7 swift 1.113 <title>Gentoo Linux SPARC Handbook</title>
8 swift 1.1
9 swift 1.98 <author title="Author">
10 swift 1.104 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
11 swift 1.1 </author>
12     <author title="Author">
13 swift 1.104 <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 dertobi123 1.46 <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 dertobi123 1.46 <author title="Editor">
89     <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
90     </author>
91 swift 1.1 <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    
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 1.102 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
114 swift 1.1 <license/>
115    
116 swift 1.113 <version>3.8</version>
117     <date>2005-01-04</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 swift 1.113 This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
129     part.
130 swift 1.1 </abstract>
131     <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
132     </chapter>
133    
134     <chapter>
135     <title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
136     <abstract>
137 swift 1.113 You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
138     using the minimal LiveCD although installation through the Universal LiveCD is
139     possible as well.
140 swift 1.1 </abstract>
141     <include href="hb-install-sparc-medium.xml"/>
142     </chapter>
143    
144     <chapter>
145     <title>Configuring your Network</title>
146     <abstract>
147 swift 1.113 To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
148 swift 1.1 networking.
149     </abstract>
150 swift 1.2 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
151 swift 1.1 </chapter>
152    
153     <chapter>
154     <title>Preparing the Disks</title>
155     <abstract>
156     To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
157     This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
158     </abstract>
159     <include href="hb-install-sparc-disk.xml"/>
160     </chapter>
161    
162     <chapter>
163     <title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
164     <abstract>
165 neysx 1.43 Gentoo installs work through so-called stage-files. In this chapter we
166 swift 1.1 describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
167     </abstract>
168 swift 1.2 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
169 swift 1.1 </chapter>
170    
171     <chapter>
172     <title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
173     <abstract>
174     Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you
175     have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
176     to progress to that stadium.
177     </abstract>
178 swift 1.2 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
179 swift 1.1 </chapter>
180    
181     <chapter>
182     <title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
183     <abstract>
184     The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
185     explains how to configure your kernel.
186     </abstract>
187     <include href="hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml"/>
188     </chapter>
189    
190     <chapter>
191     <title>Configuring your System</title>
192     <abstract>
193     You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
194     you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
195     proceed.
196     </abstract>
197 swift 1.2 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
198 swift 1.1 </chapter>
199    
200     <chapter>
201 swift 1.67 <title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
202     <abstract>
203     As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
204     choose and install some important tools.
205     </abstract>
206     <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
207     </chapter>
208    
209     <chapter>
210 swift 1.1 <title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
211     <abstract>
212 swift 1.3 The SPARC architecture uses the SILO bootloader to fire up your Linux system. In
213     this chapter we step you through the process of configuring this bootloader to
214     your needs.
215 swift 1.1 </abstract>
216     <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/>
217     </chapter>
218    
219     <chapter>
220     <title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
221     <abstract>
222     You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
223 swift 1.113 system.
224 swift 1.1 </abstract>
225 swift 1.2 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
226 swift 1.1 </chapter>
227    
228     <chapter>
229     <title>Where to go from here?</title>
230     <abstract>
231     Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
232     </abstract>
233 swift 1.2 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
234 swift 1.1 </chapter>
235     </part>
236    
237     <part>
238     <title>Working with Gentoo</title>
239     <abstract>
240     Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
241 swift 1.103 Portage behaviour etc.
242 swift 1.1 </abstract>
243    
244     <chapter>
245 swift 1.102 <title>A Portage Introduction</title>
246 swift 1.1 <abstract>
247 swift 1.102 This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
248     maintain the software on his system.
249 swift 1.1 </abstract>
250 swift 1.102 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
251 swift 1.1 </chapter>
252    
253     <chapter>
254 swift 1.102 <title>USE flags</title>
255 swift 1.1 <abstract>
256 swift 1.102 USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
257     work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
258 swift 1.1 </abstract>
259 swift 1.102 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
260 swift 1.1 </chapter>
261    
262     <chapter>
263     <title>Portage Features</title>
264     <abstract>
265 swift 1.102 Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
266     ccache and more.
267 swift 1.1 </abstract>
268 swift 1.2 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
269 swift 1.1 </chapter>
270    
271     <chapter>
272     <title>Initscripts</title>
273     <abstract>
274     Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
275     dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
276     these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
277     </abstract>
278 swift 1.2 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
279 swift 1.1 </chapter>
280    
281     <chapter>
282     <title>Environment Variables</title>
283     <abstract>
284     With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
285     This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
286     variables.
287     </abstract>
288 swift 1.2 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
289 swift 1.1 </chapter>
290     </part>
291    
292 swift 1.102 <part>
293     <title>Working with Portage</title>
294     <abstract>
295     "Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
296     Software Management Tool.
297     </abstract>
298    
299     <chapter>
300     <title>Files and Directories</title>
301     <abstract>
302 swift 1.104 Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
303 swift 1.102 files and data.
304     </abstract>
305     <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
306     </chapter>
307    
308     <chapter>
309     <title>Configuring through Variables</title>
310     <abstract>
311     Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
312     configuration file or as environment variable.
313     </abstract>
314     <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
315     </chapter>
316    
317     <chapter>
318     <title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
319     <abstract>
320     Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
321     and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
322     branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
323     individually.
324     </abstract>
325     <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
326     </chapter>
327    
328     <chapter>
329     <title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
330     <abstract>
331     Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
332     better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
333     </abstract>
334     <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
335     </chapter>
336    
337     <chapter>
338     <title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
339     <abstract>
340     "Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
341     your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
342     packages and more.
343     </abstract>
344     <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
345     </chapter>
346    
347     <chapter>
348     <title>The Ebuild Application</title>
349     <abstract>
350     In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
351     installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
352     application.
353     </abstract>
354     <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
355     </chapter>
356     </part>
357    
358 swift 1.1 </book>

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