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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 <key id="arch">SPARC</key>
11</values>
12
13<author title="Author">
14 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
15</author>
16<author title="Author">
17 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
18</author>
19<author title="Author">
20 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
21</author>
22<author title="Author">
10 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail> 23 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
11</author>
12<author title="Author">
13 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
14</author> 24</author>
15<author title="Author"> 25<author title="Author">
16 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail> 26 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
17</author> 27</author>
18<author title="Author"> 28<author title="Author">
21<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer"> 31<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
22 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail> 32 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
23</author> 33</author>
24<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 34<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
25 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail> 35 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
26</author> 36</author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 37<author title="Gentoo Developer">
28 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail> 38 Aron Griffis
29</author> 39</author>
40-->
30<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer"> 41<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 <mail link="brad_mssw@gentoo.org">Brad House</mail> 42 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32</author> 43</author>
33<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer"> 44<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail> 45 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
35</author> 46</author>
36<author title="Gentoo PPC developer"> 47<author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
83 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail> 94 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
84</author> 95</author>
85<author title="Editor"> 96<author title="Editor">
86 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail> 97 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87</author> 98</author>
88<author title="Reviewer"> 99<author title="Editor">
89 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 100 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
101</author>
102<author title="Editor">
103 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</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>7.1</version>
114<date>May 09, 2004</date> 129<date>2006-08-30</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>
125Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what
126Gentoo is all about.
127</abstract>
128 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 139 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
129</chapter> 140</chapter>
130 141
131<chapter> 142<chapter>
132<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 143<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
133<abstract> 144<abstract>
134You can install Gentoo in many ways. In this chapter we explain how to install 145You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
135Gentoo from one of our LiveCDs. 146using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
147Installation CD is possible as well.
136</abstract> 148</abstract>
137 <include href="hb-install-sparc-medium.xml"/> 149 <include href="hb-install-sparc-medium.xml"/>
138</chapter> 150</chapter>
139 151
140<chapter> 152<chapter>
141<title>Configuring your Network</title> 153<title>Configuring your Network</title>
142<abstract>
143If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup
144networking.
145</abstract>
146 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 154 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
147</chapter> 155</chapter>
148 156
149<chapter> 157<chapter>
150<title>Preparing the Disks</title> 158<title>Preparing the Disks</title>
155 <include href="hb-install-sparc-disk.xml"/> 163 <include href="hb-install-sparc-disk.xml"/>
156</chapter> 164</chapter>
157 165
158<chapter> 166<chapter>
159<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 167<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
160<abstract>
161Gentoo installs work through socalled stage-files. In this chapter we
162describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage.
163</abstract>
164 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 168 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
165</chapter> 169</chapter>
166 170
167<chapter> 171<chapter>
168<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 172<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
169<abstract>
170Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you
171have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
172to progress to that stadium.
173</abstract>
174 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/> 173 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
175</chapter> 174</chapter>
176 175
177<chapter> 176<chapter>
178<title>Configuring the Kernel</title> 177<title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
183 <include href="hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml"/> 182 <include href="hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml"/>
184</chapter> 183</chapter>
185 184
186<chapter> 185<chapter>
187<title>Configuring your System</title> 186<title>Configuring your System</title>
188<abstract>
189You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
190you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
191proceed.
192</abstract>
193 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 187 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
188</chapter>
189
190<chapter>
191<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
192 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
194</chapter> 193</chapter>
195 194
196<chapter> 195<chapter>
197<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 196<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
198<abstract> 197<abstract>
202</abstract> 201</abstract>
203 <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/> 202 <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/>
204</chapter> 203</chapter>
205 204
206<chapter> 205<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> 206<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
217<abstract>
218You'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.
221</abstract>
222 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 207 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
223</chapter> 208</chapter>
224 209
225<chapter> 210<chapter>
226<title>Where to go from here?</title> 211<title>Where to go from here?</title>
227<abstract>
228Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
229</abstract>
230 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/> 212 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
231</chapter> 213</chapter>
232</part> 214</part>
233 215
234<part> 216<part>
235<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 217<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
236<abstract> 218<abstract>
237Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 219Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
238portage behaviour etc. 220Portage behaviour etc.
239</abstract> 221</abstract>
222
223<chapter>
224<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
225 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
226</chapter>
240 227
241<chapter> 228<chapter>
242<title>USE flags</title> 229<title>USE flags</title>
243<abstract>
244USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
245work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
246</abstract>
247 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 230 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
248</chapter> 231</chapter>
249 232
250<chapter> 233<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> 234<title>Portage Features</title>
262<abstract>
263Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related
264aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features.
265</abstract>
266 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 235 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
267</chapter> 236</chapter>
268 237
269<chapter> 238<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>
277
278<chapter>
279<title>Initscripts</title> 239<title>Initscripts</title>
280<abstract>
281Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
282dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
283these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
284</abstract>
285 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/> 240 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
286</chapter> 241</chapter>
287 242
288<chapter> 243<chapter>
289<title>Environment Variables</title> 244<title>Environment Variables</title>
290<abstract>
291With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
292This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
293variables.
294</abstract>
295 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 245 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
296</chapter> 246</chapter>
297</part> 247</part>
298 248
249<part>
250<title>Working with Portage</title>
251<abstract>
252"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
253Software Management Tool.
254</abstract>
255
256<chapter>
257<title>Files and Directories</title>
258 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
259</chapter>
260
261<chapter>
262<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
263 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
264</chapter>
265
266<chapter>
267<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
268 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
269</chapter>
270
271<chapter>
272<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
273 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
274</chapter>
275
276<chapter>
277<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
278 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
279</chapter>
280</part>
281
282<part>
283<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
284<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
285
286<chapter>
287<title>Getting Started</title>
288<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
289</chapter>
290
291<chapter>
292<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
293<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
294</chapter>
295
296<chapter>
297<title>Modular Networking</title>
298<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
299</chapter>
300
301<chapter>
302<title>Wireless Networking</title>
303<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
304</chapter>
305
306<chapter>
307<title>Adding Functionality</title>
308<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
309</chapter>
310
311<chapter>
312<title>Network Management</title>
313<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
314</chapter>
315</part>
316
299</book> 317</book>

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