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2<!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
3 3
4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-sparc.xml,v 1.26 2004/05/09 10:48:51 swift Exp $ --> 4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-sparc.xml,v 1.111 2004/11/15 12:47:47 swift Exp $ -->
5 5
6<book link="handbook-sparc.xml"> 6<book link="handbook-sparc.xml">
7<title>Gentoo Linux/SPARC Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux 2004.3 SPARC Handbook</title>
8 8
9<author title="Chief Architect">
10 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
11</author>
12<author title="Author"> 9<author title="Author">
13 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 10 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
14</author> 11</author>
15<author title="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> 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>
20</author> 20</author>
26</author> 26</author>
27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
28 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail> 28 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail>
29</author> 29</author>
30<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer"> 30<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 <mail link="brad_mssw@gentoo.org">Brad House</mail> 31 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32</author> 32</author>
33<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer"> 33<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail> 34 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
35</author> 35</author>
36<author title="Gentoo PPC developer"> 36<author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
83 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail> 83 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
84</author> 84</author>
85<author title="Editor"> 85<author title="Editor">
86 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail> 86 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87</author> 87</author>
88<author title="Editor">
89 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
90</author>
88<author title="Reviewer"> 91<author title="Reviewer">
89 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 92 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
90</author> 93</author>
91<author title="Reviewer"> 94<author title="Reviewer">
92 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 95 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
105This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 108This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
106information. 109information.
107</abstract> 110</abstract>
108 111
109<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 112<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
110<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 113<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
111<license/> 114<license/>
112 115
113<version>2.24</version> 116<version>3.7</version>
114<date>May 09, 2004</date> 117<date>November 09, 2004</date>
115 118
116<part> 119<part>
117<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 120<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
118<abstract> 121<abstract>
119In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 122In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
138</chapter> 141</chapter>
139 142
140<chapter> 143<chapter>
141<title>Configuring your Network</title> 144<title>Configuring your Network</title>
142<abstract> 145<abstract>
143If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup 146If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to set up
144networking. 147networking.
145</abstract> 148</abstract>
146 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 149 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
147</chapter> 150</chapter>
148 151
156</chapter> 159</chapter>
157 160
158<chapter> 161<chapter>
159<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 162<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
160<abstract> 163<abstract>
161Gentoo installs work through socalled stage-files. In this chapter we 164Gentoo installs work through so-called stage-files. In this chapter we
162describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage. 165describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
163</abstract> 166</abstract>
164 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 167 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
165</chapter> 168</chapter>
166 169
192</abstract> 195</abstract>
193 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 196 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
194</chapter> 197</chapter>
195 198
196<chapter> 199<chapter>
200<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
201<abstract>
202As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
203choose and install some important tools.
204</abstract>
205 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
206</chapter>
207
208<chapter>
197<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 209<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
198<abstract> 210<abstract>
199The SPARC architecture uses the SILO bootloader to fire up your Linux system. In 211The SPARC architecture uses the SILO bootloader to fire up your Linux system. In
200this chapter we step you through the process of configuring this bootloader to 212this chapter we step you through the process of configuring this bootloader to
201your needs. 213your needs.
202</abstract> 214</abstract>
203 <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/> 215 <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/>
204</chapter> 216</chapter>
205 217
206<chapter> 218<chapter>
207<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
208<abstract>
209As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
210choose and install some important tools.
211</abstract>
212 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
213</chapter>
214
215<chapter>
216<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 219<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
217<abstract> 220<abstract>
218You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your 221You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
219system and leave the installation to reboot into a brand new Gentoo 222system and (optionally) install prebuilt packages.
220system.
221</abstract> 223</abstract>
222 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 224 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
223</chapter> 225</chapter>
224 226
225<chapter> 227<chapter>
233 235
234<part> 236<part>
235<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 237<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
236<abstract> 238<abstract>
237Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 239Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
238portage behaviour etc. 240Portage behaviour etc.
241</abstract>
242
243<chapter>
244<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
239</abstract> 245<abstract>
246This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
247maintain the software on his system.
248</abstract>
249 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
250</chapter>
240 251
241<chapter> 252<chapter>
242<title>USE flags</title> 253<title>USE flags</title>
243<abstract> 254<abstract>
244USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to 255USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
246</abstract> 257</abstract>
247 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 258 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
248</chapter> 259</chapter>
249 260
250<chapter> 261<chapter>
251<title>Portage and Software</title>
252<abstract>
253The main reason for portage is to maintain the software on your system. In this
254chapter you learn how to get information from a package, update your package
255database, install/remove/update software and more...
256</abstract>
257 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
258</chapter>
259
260<chapter>
261<title>Portage Features</title> 262<title>Portage Features</title>
262<abstract> 263<abstract>
263Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related 264Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
264aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features. 265ccache and more.
265</abstract> 266</abstract>
266 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 267 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
267</chapter>
268
269<chapter>
270<title>Controlling Portage Behaviour</title>
271<abstract>
272You can tweak Portage to your own needs/environment. Learn how to protect files,
273select mirrors, change directory locations and more.
274</abstract>
275 <include href="hb-working-behaviour.xml"/>
276</chapter> 268</chapter>
277 269
278<chapter> 270<chapter>
279<title>Initscripts</title> 271<title>Initscripts</title>
280<abstract> 272<abstract>
294</abstract> 286</abstract>
295 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 287 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
296</chapter> 288</chapter>
297</part> 289</part>
298 290
291<part>
292<title>Working with Portage</title>
293<abstract>
294"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
295Software Management Tool.
296</abstract>
297
298<chapter>
299<title>Files and Directories</title>
300<abstract>
301Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
302files and data.
303</abstract>
304 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
305</chapter>
306
307<chapter>
308<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
309<abstract>
310Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
311configuration 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>
319Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
320and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
321branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
322individually.
323</abstract>
324 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
325</chapter>
326
327<chapter>
328<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
329<abstract>
330Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
331better. 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
340your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
341packages and more.
342</abstract>
343 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
344</chapter>
345
346<chapter>
347<title>The Ebuild Application</title>
348<abstract>
349In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
350installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
351application.
352</abstract>
353 <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
354</chapter>
355</part>
356
299</book> 357</book>

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