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6<sections> 6<sections>
7<section> 7<section>
8<title>Chrooting</title> 8<title>Chrooting</title>
9<subsection> 9<subsection>
10<title>Optional: Selecting Mirrors</title> 10<title>Optional: Selecting Mirrors</title>
11<body> 11<body>
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13<p> 13<p>
14If you are booted from a Gentoo LiveCD, you are able to use <c>mirrorselect</c> 14If you have booted from a Gentoo LiveCD, you are able to use <c>mirrorselect</c>
15to update <path>/etc/make.conf</path> so fast mirrors are used for both Portage 15to update <path>/etc/make.conf</path> so fast mirrors are used for both Portage
16as source code: 16and source code:
17</p> 17</p>
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19<pre caption="Selecting fast mirrors"> 19<pre caption="Selecting fast mirrors">
20# <i>mirrorselect -a -s4 -o &gt;&gt; /mnt/gentoo/etc/make.conf</i> 20# <i>mirrorselect -a -s4 -o &gt;&gt; /mnt/gentoo/etc/make.conf</i>
21</pre> 21</pre>
30<subsection> 30<subsection>
31<title>Copy DNS Info</title> 31<title>Copy DNS Info</title>
32<body> 32<body>
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34<p> 34<p>
35One thing still remains to be done before we enter the new environment, and that 35One thing still remains to be done before we enter the new environment and that
36is copy over the DNS information in <path>/etc/resolv.conf</path>. You need 36is copying over the DNS information in <path>/etc/resolv.conf</path>. You need
37to do this to ensure that networking still works even after entering the new 37to do this to ensure that networking still works even after entering the new
38environment. <path>/etc/resolv.conf</path> contains the nameservers for your 38environment. <path>/etc/resolv.conf</path> contains the nameservers for your
39network. 39network.
40</p> 40</p>
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134</p> 134</p>
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136<p> 136<p>
137Most distributions compile their packages with support for as much as possible, 137Most distributions compile their packages with support for as much as possible,
138increasing the size of the programs and startup time, not to mention an enormous 138increasing the size of the programs and startup time, not to mention an enormous
139amount of dependencies. With Gentoo you can define with what options a package 139amount of dependencies. With Gentoo you can define what options a package
140should be compiled with. This is where <c>USE</c> comes into play. 140should be compiled with. This is where <c>USE</c> comes into play.
141</p> 141</p>
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143<p> 143<p>
144In the <c>USE</c> variable you define keywords which are mapped onto 144In the <c>USE</c> variable you define keywords which are mapped onto

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