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10<author title="Editor"><mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail></author> 10<author title="Editor"><mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail></author>
11<author title="Editor"><mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail></author> 11<author title="Editor"><mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail></author>
12<abstract>This FAQ is a collection of questions and answers collected from the gentoo-dev mailing list and from IRC -- if you have any questions (or answers!) to add, please contact either an author or a member of the documentation team.</abstract> 12<abstract>This FAQ is a collection of questions and answers collected from the gentoo-dev mailing list and from IRC -- if you have any questions (or answers!) to add, please contact either an author or a member of the documentation team.</abstract>
13 13
14<version>1.1.2</version> 14<version>1.1.2</version>
15<date>08 October 2002</date> 15<date>06 December 2002</date>
16 16
17<chapter> 17<chapter>
18 <title>Getting Started</title> 18 <title>Getting Started</title>
19 19
20 <section> 20 <section>
21 <title>How is Gentoo pronounced, and what does it mean?</title> 21 <title>How is Gentoo pronounced, and what does it mean?</title>
22 <body><p>Gentoo is a species of small fast penguin, pronounced "jen-two".</p></body> 22 <body><p>Gentoo is a species of small fast penguin, pronounced "gen-too" (The "g" in "gentoo" is a soft "g", as in "gentle".)</p></body>
23 </section> 23 </section>
24 24
25 <section> 25 <section>
26 <title>What makes Gentoo different?</title> 26 <title>What makes Gentoo different?</title>
27 <body> 27 <body>
31 <uri link="http://www.linuxfromscratch.org">Linux From Scratch</uri> or 31 <uri link="http://www.linuxfromscratch.org">Linux From Scratch</uri> or
32 <uri link="http://www.bsd.org">BSD</uri> users. Unlike most Linux 32 <uri link="http://www.bsd.org">BSD</uri> users. Unlike most Linux
33 distros, Gentoo has a package system reminiscent of BSD's ports, 33 distros, Gentoo has a package system reminiscent of BSD's ports,
34 meaning the packages are continually updated to the lastest 34 meaning the packages are continually updated to the lastest
35 versions. 35 versions.
36 </p></body> </section> </chapter> 36 </p>
37 </body>
38 </section>
39</chapter>
37 40
38<chapter> 41<chapter>
39 <title>Installation</title> 42 <title>Installation</title>
40 43
41 <section> 44 <section>
45
46 <warn>REPORT all bugs to <uri>bugs.gentoo.org</uri>! Do not report bugs to upstream (original)
47 authors. Report the bugs to Gentoo, and we will move them upstream if necessary.
48 </warn>
49
42 <title>What is the difference between the .iso and .tbz2 files?</title> 50 <title>What is the difference between the .iso and .tbz2 files?</title>
43 <body><p>The build <e>.tbz2</e> file is a minimal set of system files 51 <body><p>The build <e>.tbz2</e> file is a minimal set of system files
44 that is necessary for allowing a user to bootstrap and install 52 that is necessary for allowing a user to bootstrap and install
45 Gentoo Linux. The build <e>.iso</e> is a complete, bootable CD image that 53 Gentoo Linux. The build <e>.iso</e> is a complete, bootable CD image that
46 contains a system kernel, a reasonably complete set of kernel modules, 54 contains a system kernel, a reasonably complete set of kernel modules,
96 -frerun-cse-after-loop -frerun-loop-opt -malign-functions=4</c>, which is about 104 -frerun-cse-after-loop -frerun-loop-opt -malign-functions=4</c>, which is about
97 as much as I'd want to push global optimization settings. Beyond this, it's best to use 105 as much as I'd want to push global optimization settings. Beyond this, it's best to use
98 ultra-high optimizations only with specific packages where you really need that extra 2%, 106 ultra-high optimizations only with specific packages where you really need that extra 2%,
99 (eg graphics and various multimedia programs), and where you can easily test the package 107 (eg graphics and various multimedia programs), and where you can easily test the package
100 to ensure that it hasn't been optimized into oblivion.</p> 108 to ensure that it hasn't been optimized into oblivion.</p>
109 <p>Please try first to compile with CFLAGS <c>-march= -O2</c> before reporting a bug</p>
101 </body> 110 </body>
102 </section> 111 </section>
103 112
104 <section> 113 <section>
105 <title>What's the default root password after installation?</title> 114 <title>What's the default root password after installation?</title>
346 <section> 355 <section>
347 <title>What if rsync doesn't work for me?</title> 356 <title>What if rsync doesn't work for me?</title>
348 <body><p> 357 <body><p>
349 If you're behind a firewall that doesn't permit 358 If you're behind a firewall that doesn't permit
350 rsync traffic, then you can instead download the daily 359 rsync traffic, then you can instead download the daily
351 /usr/portage snapshot from 360 /usr/portage snapshots from
352 <uri>http://cvs.gentoo.org/snapshots</uri>. Just unpack 361 <uri>http://cvs.gentoo.org/snapshots/</uri>. Just unpack
353 the tarball (using <c>tar xvjf portage-foo.tbz2</c>) in 362 the tarball (using <c>tar xvjf portage-foo.tbz2</c>) in
354 the <path>/usr</path> directory. 363 the <path>/usr</path> directory.
355 </p></body> 364 </p></body>
356 </section> 365 </section>
357 366
414# <i>cp /etc/make.conf /etc/make.conf.orig</i> 423# <i>cp /etc/make.conf /etc/make.conf.orig</i>
415# <i>sed -e 's/#SYNC="cvs/SYNC="cvs/' /etc/make.conf.orig &gt; /etc/make.conf</i> 424# <i>sed -e 's/#SYNC="cvs/SYNC="cvs/' /etc/make.conf.orig &gt; /etc/make.conf</i>
416 </pre> 425 </pre>
417 </body> 426 </body>
418 </section> 427 </section>
428
429 <section>
430 <title>I went to emerge blackdown-jdk and blackdown-jre, and afterwards
431 <c>java-config --list-available-vms</c> would only list blackdown-jre.
432 Openoffice would then refuse to emerge. What do I do? </title>
433
434 <body>
435 <p>Solution: </p>
436 <pre caption = "Solution">
437# <c>emerge unmerge blackdown-jre blackdown-jdk </c>
438# <c>CONFIG_PROTECT="" emerge blackdown-jdk </c>
439 </pre>
440
441 </body>
442 </section>
419</chapter> 443</chapter>
420 444
421<chapter> 445<chapter>
422 <title>Usage</title> 446 <title>Usage</title>
423 <section> 447 <section>

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