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5 5
6<book link="handbook-sparc.xml"> 6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/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<values>
10 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail> 10 <key id="arch">SPARC</key>
11</author> 11</values>
12
12<author title="Author"> 13<author title="Author">
13 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 14 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
14</author> 15</author>
15<author title="Author"> 16<author title="Author">
17 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
18</author>
19<author title="Author">
20 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
21</author>
22<author title="Author">
16 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail> 23 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
17</author> 24</author>
18<author title="Author"> 25<author title="Author">
19 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail> 26 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
20</author> 27</author>
21<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer"> 28<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
22 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail> 29 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
23</author> 30</author>
24<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 31<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
25 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail> 32 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
26</author> 33</author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 34<author title="Gentoo Developer">
28 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail> 35 Aron Griffis
29</author> 36</author>
37-->
30<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer"> 38<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 <mail link="brad_mssw@gentoo.org">Brad House</mail> 39 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32</author> 40</author>
33<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer"> 41<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail> 42 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
35</author> 43</author>
36<author title="Gentoo PPC developer"> 44<author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
83 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail> 91 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
84</author> 92</author>
85<author title="Editor"> 93<author title="Editor">
86 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail> 94 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87</author> 95</author>
96<author title="Editor">
97 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
98</author>
99<author title="Editor">
100 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
101</author>
88<author title="Reviewer"> 102<author title="Reviewer">
89 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 103 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
90</author> 104</author>
91<author title="Reviewer"> 105<author title="Reviewer">
92 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 106 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
93</author> 107</author>
94<author title="Reviewer"> 108<author title="Reviewer">
95 <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail> 109 <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
96</author> 110</author>
97<author title="Reviewer"> 111<author title="Reviewer">
98 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail> 112 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
99</author> 113</author>
100<author title="Contributor"> 114<author title="Contributor">
101 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail> 115 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
102</author> 116</author>
103 117
104<abstract> 118<abstract>
105This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 119This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralize Gentoo/Linux information.
106information. 120This handbook contains the installation instructions for an Internet-based
121installation on Sparc systems and parts about working with Gentoo and Portage.
107</abstract> 122</abstract>
108 123
109<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 124<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
110<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 125<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
111<license/> 126<license/>
112 127
113<version>2.24</version> 128<version>4.5</version>
114<date>May 09, 2004</date> 129<date>2006-08-09</date>
115 130
116<part> 131<part>
117<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 132<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
118<abstract> 133<abstract>
119In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 134In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
120</abstract> 135</abstract>
121 136
122<chapter> 137<chapter>
123<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 138<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
124<abstract> 139<abstract>
125Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what 140This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
126Gentoo is all about. 141part.
127</abstract> 142</abstract>
128 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 143 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
129</chapter> 144</chapter>
130 145
131<chapter> 146<chapter>
132<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 147<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
133<abstract> 148<abstract>
134You can install Gentoo in many ways. In this chapter we explain how to install 149You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
135Gentoo from one of our LiveCDs. 150using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
151Installation CD is possible as well.
136</abstract> 152</abstract>
137 <include href="hb-install-sparc-medium.xml"/> 153 <include href="hb-install-sparc-medium.xml"/>
138</chapter> 154</chapter>
139 155
140<chapter> 156<chapter>
141<title>Configuring your Network</title> 157<title>Configuring your Network</title>
142<abstract> 158<abstract>
143If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup 159To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
144networking. 160networking.
145</abstract> 161</abstract>
146 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 162 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
147</chapter> 163</chapter>
148 164
156</chapter> 172</chapter>
157 173
158<chapter> 174<chapter>
159<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 175<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
160<abstract> 176<abstract>
161Gentoo installs work through socalled stage-files. In this chapter we 177Gentoo installs work through a stage3 archive. In this chapter we
162describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage. 178describe how you extract the stage3 archive and configure Portage.
163</abstract> 179</abstract>
164 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 180 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
165</chapter> 181</chapter>
166 182
167<chapter> 183<chapter>
168<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 184<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
169<abstract> 185<abstract>
170Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you 186After installing and configuring a stage3, the eventual result is that you
171have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how 187have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
172to progress to that stadium. 188to progress to that stadium.
173</abstract> 189</abstract>
174 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/> 190 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
175</chapter> 191</chapter>
192</abstract> 208</abstract>
193 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 209 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
194</chapter> 210</chapter>
195 211
196<chapter> 212<chapter>
213<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
214<abstract>
215As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
216choose and install some important tools.
217</abstract>
218 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
219</chapter>
220
221<chapter>
197<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 222<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
198<abstract> 223<abstract>
199The SPARC architecture uses the SILO bootloader to fire up your Linux system. In 224The 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 225this chapter we step you through the process of configuring this bootloader to
201your needs. 226your needs.
202</abstract> 227</abstract>
203 <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/> 228 <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/>
204</chapter> 229</chapter>
205 230
206<chapter> 231<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> 232<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
217<abstract> 233<abstract>
218You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your 234You'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. 235system.
221</abstract> 236</abstract>
222 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 237 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
223</chapter> 238</chapter>
224 239
233 248
234<part> 249<part>
235<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 250<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
236<abstract> 251<abstract>
237Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 252Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
238portage behaviour etc. 253Portage behaviour etc.
254</abstract>
255
256<chapter>
257<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
239</abstract> 258<abstract>
259This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
260maintain the software on his system.
261</abstract>
262 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
263</chapter>
240 264
241<chapter> 265<chapter>
242<title>USE flags</title> 266<title>USE flags</title>
243<abstract> 267<abstract>
244USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to 268USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
246</abstract> 270</abstract>
247 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 271 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
248</chapter> 272</chapter>
249 273
250<chapter> 274<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> 275<title>Portage Features</title>
262<abstract> 276<abstract>
263Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related 277Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
264aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features. 278ccache and more.
265</abstract> 279</abstract>
266 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 280 <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> 281</chapter>
277 282
278<chapter> 283<chapter>
279<title>Initscripts</title> 284<title>Initscripts</title>
280<abstract> 285<abstract>
294</abstract> 299</abstract>
295 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 300 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
296</chapter> 301</chapter>
297</part> 302</part>
298 303
304<part>
305<title>Working with Portage</title>
306<abstract>
307"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
308Software Management Tool.
309</abstract>
310
311<chapter>
312<title>Files and Directories</title>
313<abstract>
314Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
315files and data.
316</abstract>
317 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
318</chapter>
319
320<chapter>
321<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
322<abstract>
323Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
324configuration file or as environment variable.
325</abstract>
326 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
327</chapter>
328
329<chapter>
330<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
331<abstract>
332Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
333and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
334branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
335individually.
336</abstract>
337 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
338</chapter>
339
340<chapter>
341<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
342<abstract>
343Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
344better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
345</abstract>
346 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
347</chapter>
348
349<chapter>
350<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
351<abstract>
352"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
353your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
354packages and more.
355</abstract>
356 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
357</chapter>
358</part>
359
360<part>
361<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
362<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
363
364<chapter>
365<title>Getting Started</title>
366<abstract>
367A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
368environments.
369</abstract>
370<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
371</chapter>
372
373<chapter>
374<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
375<abstract>
376Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
377before we learn about modular networking.
378</abstract>
379<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
380</chapter>
381
382<chapter>
383<title>Modular Networking</title>
384<abstract>
385Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
386different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
387</abstract>
388<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
389</chapter>
390
391<chapter>
392<title>Wireless Networking</title>
393<abstract>
394Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
395</abstract>
396<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
397</chapter>
398
399<chapter>
400<title>Adding Functionality</title>
401<abstract>
402If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
403</abstract>
404<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
405</chapter>
406
407<chapter>
408<title>Network Management</title>
409<abstract>
410For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
411</abstract>
412<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
413</chapter>
414</part>
415
299</book> 416</book>

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