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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 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="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">
16 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail> 19 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
17</author> 20</author>
18<author title="Author"> 21<author title="Author">
19 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail> 22 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
20</author> 23</author>
26</author> 29</author>
27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 30<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
28 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail> 31 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail>
29</author> 32</author>
30<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer"> 33<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 <mail link="brad_mssw@gentoo.org">Brad House</mail> 34 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32</author> 35</author>
33<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer"> 36<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail> 37 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
35</author> 38</author>
36<author title="Gentoo PPC developer"> 39<author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
83 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail> 86 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
84</author> 87</author>
85<author title="Editor"> 88<author title="Editor">
86 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail> 89 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87</author> 90</author>
91<author title="Editor">
92 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
93</author>
88<author title="Reviewer"> 94<author title="Reviewer">
89 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 95 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
90</author> 96</author>
91<author title="Reviewer"> 97<author title="Reviewer">
92 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 98 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
105This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 111This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
106information. 112information.
107</abstract> 113</abstract>
108 114
109<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 115<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
110<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 116<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
111<license/> 117<license/>
112 118
113<version>2.24</version> 119<version>4.0</version>
114<date>May 09, 2004</date> 120<date>2005-06-09</date>
115 121
116<part> 122<part>
117<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 123<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
118<abstract> 124<abstract>
119In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 125In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
120</abstract> 126</abstract>
121 127
122<chapter> 128<chapter>
123<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 129<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
124<abstract> 130<abstract>
125Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what 131This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
126Gentoo is all about. 132part.
127</abstract> 133</abstract>
128 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 134 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
129</chapter> 135</chapter>
130 136
131<chapter> 137<chapter>
132<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 138<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
133<abstract> 139<abstract>
134You can install Gentoo in many ways. In this chapter we explain how to install 140You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
135Gentoo from one of our LiveCDs. 141using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
142Installation CD is possible as well.
136</abstract> 143</abstract>
137 <include href="hb-install-sparc-medium.xml"/> 144 <include href="hb-install-sparc-medium.xml"/>
138</chapter> 145</chapter>
139 146
140<chapter> 147<chapter>
141<title>Configuring your Network</title> 148<title>Configuring your Network</title>
142<abstract> 149<abstract>
143If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup 150To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
144networking. 151networking.
145</abstract> 152</abstract>
146 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 153 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
147</chapter> 154</chapter>
148 155
156</chapter> 163</chapter>
157 164
158<chapter> 165<chapter>
159<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 166<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
160<abstract> 167<abstract>
161Gentoo installs work through socalled stage-files. In this chapter we 168Gentoo installs work through so-called stage-files. In this chapter we
162describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage. 169describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
163</abstract> 170</abstract>
164 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 171 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
165</chapter> 172</chapter>
166 173
192</abstract> 199</abstract>
193 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 200 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
194</chapter> 201</chapter>
195 202
196<chapter> 203<chapter>
204<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
205<abstract>
206As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
207choose and install some important tools.
208</abstract>
209 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
210</chapter>
211
212<chapter>
197<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 213<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
198<abstract> 214<abstract>
199The SPARC architecture uses the SILO bootloader to fire up your Linux system. In 215The 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 216this chapter we step you through the process of configuring this bootloader to
201your needs. 217your needs.
202</abstract> 218</abstract>
203 <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/> 219 <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/>
204</chapter> 220</chapter>
205 221
206<chapter> 222<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> 223<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
217<abstract> 224<abstract>
218You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your 225You'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
220system. 226system.
221</abstract> 227</abstract>
222 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 228 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
223</chapter> 229</chapter>
224 230
233 239
234<part> 240<part>
235<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 241<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
236<abstract> 242<abstract>
237Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 243Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
238portage behaviour etc. 244Portage behaviour etc.
245</abstract>
246
247<chapter>
248<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
239</abstract> 249<abstract>
250This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
251maintain the software on his system.
252</abstract>
253 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
254</chapter>
240 255
241<chapter> 256<chapter>
242<title>USE flags</title> 257<title>USE flags</title>
243<abstract> 258<abstract>
244USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to 259USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
246</abstract> 261</abstract>
247 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 262 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
248</chapter> 263</chapter>
249 264
250<chapter> 265<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> 266<title>Portage Features</title>
262<abstract> 267<abstract>
263Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related 268Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
264aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features. 269ccache and more.
265</abstract> 270</abstract>
266 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 271 <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> 272</chapter>
277 273
278<chapter> 274<chapter>
279<title>Initscripts</title> 275<title>Initscripts</title>
280<abstract> 276<abstract>
294</abstract> 290</abstract>
295 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 291 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
296</chapter> 292</chapter>
297</part> 293</part>
298 294
295<part>
296<title>Working with Portage</title>
297<abstract>
298"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
299Software Management Tool.
300</abstract>
301
302<chapter>
303<title>Files and Directories</title>
304<abstract>
305Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
306files and data.
307</abstract>
308 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
309</chapter>
310
311<chapter>
312<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
313<abstract>
314Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
315configuration file or as environment variable.
316</abstract>
317 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
318</chapter>
319
320<chapter>
321<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
322<abstract>
323Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
324and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
325branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
326individually.
327</abstract>
328 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
329</chapter>
330
331<chapter>
332<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
333<abstract>
334Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
335better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
336</abstract>
337 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
338</chapter>
339
340<chapter>
341<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
342<abstract>
343"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
344your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
345packages and more.
346</abstract>
347 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
348</chapter>
349
350<chapter>
351<title>The Ebuild Application</title>
352<abstract>
353In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
354installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
355application.
356</abstract>
357 <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
358</chapter>
359</part>
360
361<part>
362<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
363<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
364
365<chapter>
366<title>Getting Started</title>
367<abstract>
368A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
369environments.
370</abstract>
371<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
372</chapter>
373
374<chapter>
375<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
376<abstract>
377Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
378before we learn about modular networking.
379</abstract>
380<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
381</chapter>
382
383<chapter>
384<title>Modular Networking</title>
385<abstract>
386Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
387different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
388</abstract>
389<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
390</chapter>
391
392<chapter>
393<title>Wireless Networking</title>
394<abstract>
395Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
396</abstract>
397<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
398</chapter>
399
400<chapter>
401<title>Adding Functionality</title>
402<abstract>
403If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
404</abstract>
405<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
406</chapter>
407
408<chapter>
409<title>Network Management</title>
410<abstract>
411For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
412</abstract>
413<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
414</chapter>
415</part>
416
299</book> 417</book>

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