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6<book link="handbook-sparc.xml"> 6<book link="handbook-sparc.xml">
7<title>Gentoo Linux/SPARC Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux/SPARC Handbook</title>
8 8
9<author title="Chief Architect"> 9<author title="Chief Architect">
10 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail> 10 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
11</author> 11</author>
12<author title="Author"> 12<author title="Author">
13 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 13 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
14</author> 14</author>
15<author title="Author"> 15<author title="Author">
16 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail> 16 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
17</author> 17</author>
18<author title="Author"> 18<author title="Author">
19 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail> 19 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
98 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail> 98 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
99</author> 99</author>
100<author title="Contributor"> 100<author title="Contributor">
101 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail> 101 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
102</author> 102</author>
103 103
104<abstract> 104<abstract>
105This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 105This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
106information. 106information.
107</abstract> 107</abstract>
108 108
109<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 109<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
110<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 110<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 -->
111<license/> 111<license/>
112 112
113<version>1.60</version> 113<version>2.00</version>
114<date>March 6, 2004</date> 114<date>April 5, 2004</date>
115 115
116<part> 116<part>
117<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 117<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
118<abstract> 118<abstract>
119In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 119In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
120</abstract> 120</abstract>
121 121
122<chapter> 122<chapter>
123<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 123<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
124<abstract> 124<abstract>
125Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what 125Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what
126Gentoo is all about. 126Gentoo is all about.
127</abstract> 127</abstract>
128 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 128 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
129</chapter> 129</chapter>
131<chapter> 131<chapter>
132<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 132<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
133<abstract> 133<abstract>
134You can install Gentoo in many ways. You can use our LiveCD, an existing 134You can install Gentoo in many ways. You can use our LiveCD, an existing
135distribution etc. 135distribution etc.
136</abstract> 136</abstract>
137 <include href="hb-install-sparc-medium.xml"/> 137 <include href="hb-install-sparc-medium.xml"/>
138</chapter> 138</chapter>
139 139
140<chapter> 140<chapter>
141<title>Configuring your Network</title> 141<title>Configuring your Network</title>
142<abstract> 142<abstract>
143If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup 143If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup
144networking. 144networking.
145</abstract> 145</abstract>
146 <include href="../hb-install-network.xml"/> 146 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
147</chapter> 147</chapter>
148 148
149<chapter> 149<chapter>
150<title>Preparing the Disks</title> 150<title>Preparing the Disks</title>
151<abstract> 151<abstract>
152To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions. 152To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
153This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage. 153This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
154</abstract> 154</abstract>
155 <include href="hb-install-sparc-disk.xml"/> 155 <include href="hb-install-sparc-disk.xml"/>
156</chapter> 156</chapter>
157 157
158<chapter> 158<chapter>
159<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 159<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
160<abstract> 160<abstract>
161Gentoo installs work through socalled stage-files. In this chapter we 161Gentoo installs work through socalled stage-files. In this chapter we
162describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage. 162describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
163</abstract> 163</abstract>
164 <include href="../hb-install-stage.xml"/> 164 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
165</chapter> 165</chapter>
166 166
167<chapter> 167<chapter>
168<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 168<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
169<abstract> 169<abstract>
170Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you 170Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you
171have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how 171have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
172to progress to that stadium. 172to progress to that stadium.
173</abstract> 173</abstract>
174 <include href="../hb-install-system.xml"/> 174 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
175</chapter> 175</chapter>
176 176
177<chapter> 177<chapter>
178<title>Configuring the Kernel</title> 178<title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
179<abstract> 179<abstract>
180The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter 180The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
181explains how to configure your kernel. 181explains how to configure your kernel.
182</abstract> 182</abstract>
183 <include href="hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml"/> 183 <include href="hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml"/>
184</chapter> 184</chapter>
185 185
186<chapter> 186<chapter>
187<title>Configuring your System</title> 187<title>Configuring your System</title>
188<abstract> 188<abstract>
189You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter 189You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
190you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to 190you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
191proceed. 191proceed.
192</abstract> 192</abstract>
193 <include href="../hb-install-config.xml"/> 193 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
194</chapter> 194</chapter>
195 195
196<chapter> 196<chapter>
197<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 197<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
198<abstract> 198<abstract>
199Several bootloaders exist. Each one of them has its own way of 199Several bootloaders exist. Each one of them has its own way of
200configuration. In this chapter we'll describe all possibilities for you 200configuration. In this chapter we'll describe all possibilities for you
201and step you through the process of configuring a bootloader to your 201and step you through the process of configuring a bootloader to your
202needs. 202needs.
203</abstract> 203</abstract>
204 <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/> 204 <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/>
205</chapter> 205</chapter>
206 206
207<chapter> 207<chapter>
208<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title> 208<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
209<abstract> 209<abstract>
210As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you 210As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
211choose and install some important tools. 211choose and install some important tools.
212</abstract> 212</abstract>
213 <include href="../hb-install-tools.xml"/> 213 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
214</chapter> 214</chapter>
215 215
216<chapter> 216<chapter>
217<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 217<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
218<abstract> 218<abstract>
219You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your 219You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
220system and leave the installation to reboot into a brand new Gentoo 220system and leave the installation to reboot into a brand new Gentoo
221system. 221system.
222</abstract> 222</abstract>
223 <include href="../hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 223 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
224</chapter> 224</chapter>
225 225
226<chapter> 226<chapter>
227<title>Where to go from here?</title> 227<title>Where to go from here?</title>
228<abstract> 228<abstract>
229Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next? 229Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
230</abstract> 230</abstract>
231 <include href="../hb-install-next.xml"/> 231 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
232</chapter> 232</chapter>
233</part> 233</part>
234 234
235<part> 235<part>
236<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 236<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
237<abstract> 237<abstract>
238Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 238Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
239portage behaviour etc. 239portage behaviour etc.
240</abstract> 240</abstract>
241 241
242<chapter> 242<chapter>
243<title>USE flags</title> 243<title>USE flags</title>
244<abstract> 244<abstract>
245USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to 245USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
246work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system. 246work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
247</abstract> 247</abstract>
248 <include href="../hb-working-use.xml"/> 248 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
249</chapter> 249</chapter>
250 250
251<chapter> 251<chapter>
252<title>Portage and Software</title> 252<title>Portage and Software</title>
253<abstract> 253<abstract>
254The main reason for portage is to maintain the software on your system. In this 254The main reason for portage is to maintain the software on your system. In this
255chapter you learn how to get information from a package, update your package 255chapter you learn how to get information from a package, update your package
256database, install/remove/update software and more... 256database, install/remove/update software and more...
257</abstract> 257</abstract>
258 <include href="../hb-working-portage.xml"/> 258 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
259</chapter> 259</chapter>
260 260
261<chapter> 261<chapter>
262<title>Portage Features</title> 262<title>Portage Features</title>
263<abstract> 263<abstract>
264Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related 264Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related
265aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features. 265aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features.
266</abstract> 266</abstract>
267 <include href="../hb-working-features.xml"/> 267 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
268</chapter> 268</chapter>
269 269
270<chapter> 270<chapter>
271<title>Controlling Portage Behaviour</title> 271<title>Controlling Portage Behaviour</title>
272<abstract> 272<abstract>
273You can tweak Portage to your own needs/environment. Learn how to protect files, 273You can tweak Portage to your own needs/environment. Learn how to protect files,
274select mirrors, change directory locations and more. 274select mirrors, change directory locations and more.
275</abstract> 275</abstract>
276 <include href="../hb-working-behaviour.xml"/> 276 <include href="hb-working-behaviour.xml"/>
277</chapter> 277</chapter>
278 278
279<chapter> 279<chapter>
280<title>Initscripts</title> 280<title>Initscripts</title>
281<abstract> 281<abstract>
282Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows 282Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
283dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all 283dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
284these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts. 284these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
285</abstract> 285</abstract>
286 <include href="../hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/> 286 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
287</chapter> 287</chapter>
288 288
289<chapter> 289<chapter>
290<title>Environment Variables</title> 290<title>Environment Variables</title>
291<abstract> 291<abstract>
292With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system. 292With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
293This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used 293This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
294variables. 294variables.
295</abstract> 295</abstract>
296 <include href="../hb-working-variables.xml"/> 296 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
297</chapter> 297</chapter>
298</part> 298</part>
299 299
300<part>
301<title>Configuring a Gentoo Desktop</title>
302<abstract>
303Gentoo is able to turn your system into an extremely powerful desktop. This part
304lets you discover the power of the Linux desktop and how Gentoo enables you to
305deal with this immense plethora of choices.
306</abstract>
307
308<chapter>
309<title>The X Server</title>
310<abstract>
311XFree86 is the X Window server which allows users to have a graphical
312environment at their fingertips. We explain what XFree86 is, how to install it
313and what the various configuration options are.
314</abstract>
315 <include href="hb-desktop-xfree.xml"/>
316</chapter>
317
318<chapter>
319<title>The K Desktop Environment</title>
320<abstract>
321One of the most used desktop environments is KDE. This chapter tries to describe
322all aspects of KDE, including installation, configuration, usage, ...
323</abstract>
324 <include href="hb-desktop-kde.xml"/>
325</chapter>
326
327<chapter>
328<title>The GNOME Environment</title>
329<abstract>
330Another frequently used environment is GNOME. As like with the previous chapter
331we describe all aspects of GNOME, including installation, configuration, usage,
332...
333</abstract>
334 <include href="hb-desktop-gnome.xml"/>
335</chapter>
336
337<chapter>
338<title>The various Window Managers</title>
339<abstract>
340Right next to the desktop environments, which tend to cover all aspects of
341desktop usage, we have the window managers which only provide an interface to
342manage the various graphical tools. Here we try to give a sum up on the
343available window managers.
344</abstract>
345 <include href="hb-desktop-wm.xml"/>
346</chapter>
347
348<chapter>
349<title>Getting Sound to Work</title>
350<abstract>
351A desktop without sound is hardly a desktop. This chapter explains how to setup
352ALSA (the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) on your system and have it work
353flawlesly with your installed DE/WM.
354</abstract>
355 <include href="hb-desktop-sound.xml"/>
356</chapter>
357
358<chapter>
359<title>What about 3D Acceleration?</title>
360<abstract>
361It is a frequently heard myth that Linux doesn't support 3D. This is hardly true
362as you will find out when you read this chapter.
363</abstract>
364 <include href="hb-desktop-3d.xml"/>
365</chapter>
366
367<chapter>
368<title>Integrating in a Network</title>
369<abstract>
370A desktop by itself is a desktop. But many users have a LAN at their disposal
371and really like to have their Gentoo desktop integrated in the existing network.
372This chapter explains how to setup Samba for file- and printer sharing.
373</abstract>
374 <include href="hb-desktop-network.xml"/>
375</chapter>
376
377</part>
378
379</book> 300</book>

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