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11<abstract> 11<abstract>
12As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you 12As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
13choose and install some important tools. 13choose and install some important tools.
14</abstract> 14</abstract>
15 15
16<version>7.1</version> 16<version>7.2</version>
17<date>2006-09-08</date> 17<date>2006-12-30</date>
18 18
19<section> 19<section>
20<title>Device Manager</title> 20<title>Device Manager</title>
21<body> 21<body>
22 22
136 136
137</body> 137</body>
138</section> 138</section>
139<section> 139<section>
140<title>File System Tools</title> 140<title>File System Tools</title>
141<subsection>
141<body> 142<body>
142 143
143<p> 144<p>
144Depending on what file systems you are using, you need to install the necessary 145Depending on what file systems you are using, you need to install the necessary
145file system utilities (for checking the filesystem integrity, creating 146file system utilities (for checking the filesystem integrity, creating
186The <c>USE="-gtk"</c> will prevent the installation of dependencies. If you 187The <c>USE="-gtk"</c> will prevent the installation of dependencies. If you
187want to enable the <c>evms</c> graphical tools, you can recompile <c>evms</c> 188want to enable the <c>evms</c> graphical tools, you can recompile <c>evms</c>
188later on. 189later on.
189</p> 190</p>
190 191
192</body>
193</subsection>
194<subsection test="contains('PPC PPC64', func:keyval('arch'))">
195<title>Optional: RAID utilities for IBM hardware</title>
196<body>
197
198<p>
199If you are using SCSI RAID on a POWER5-based system, you should consider
200installing the <c>iprutils</c> which will allow you to work with the RAID disk
201array, get status on the disks in the arrays, and update microcode among other
202functions.
203</p>
204
205<pre caption="Installing iprutils">
206# <i>emerge iprutils</i>
207</pre>
208
209</body>
210</subsection>
211</section>
212<section id="networking-tools">
213<title>Networking Tools</title>
214<subsection>
215<body>
216
191<p> 217<p>
192If you don't require any additional networking-related tools (such as rp-pppoe 218If you don't require any additional networking-related tools (such as rp-pppoe
193or a dhcp client) continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=10">Configuring the 219or a dhcp client) continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=10">Configuring the
194Bootloader</uri>. 220Bootloader</uri>.
195</p> 221</p>
196 222
197</body> 223</body>
198</section> 224</subsection>
199<section id="networking-tools">
200<title>Networking Tools</title>
201<subsection> 225<subsection>
202<title>Optional: Installing a DHCP Client</title> 226<title>Optional: Installing a DHCP Client</title>
203<body> 227<body>
204 228
205<p> 229<p>
233(<c>rp-pppoe</c> has graphical tools; if you want those enabled, you can 257(<c>rp-pppoe</c> has graphical tools; if you want those enabled, you can
234recompile <c>rp-pppoe</c> later on or have xorg-x11 installed now -- which takes a 258recompile <c>rp-pppoe</c> later on or have xorg-x11 installed now -- which takes a
235long time to compile). 259long time to compile).
236</p> 260</p>
237 261
238</body>
239</subsection>
240<subsection>
241<title>Optional: RAID utilities for IBM hardware</title>
242<body>
243
244<p>
245If you are using SCSI RAID on a POWER5-based system, you should consider
246installing the <c>iprutils</c> which will allow you to work with the RAID disk
247array, get status on the disks in the arrays, and update microcode among other
248functions.
249</p>
250
251<pre caption="Installing iprutils">
252# <i>emerge iprutils</i>
253</pre>
254
255<p> 262<p>
256Now continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=10">Configuring the 263Now continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=10">Configuring the
257Bootloader</uri>. 264Bootloader</uri>.
258</p> 265</p>
259 266

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