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36 <author title="Editor"> 36 <author title="Editor">
37 <mail link="">Colin Morey</mail> 37 <mail link="">Colin Morey</mail>
38 </author> 38 </author>
39 <author title="Editor"> 39 <author title="Editor">
40 <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail> 40 <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail>
41 </author> 41 </author>
42 <author title="Editor"> 42 <author title="Editor">
43 <mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail> 43 <mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail>
44 </author> 44 </author>
45 <abstract>These instructions step you through the process of installing Gentoo 45 <abstract>These instructions step you through the process of installing Gentoo
46 Linux 1.4_rc3. The Gentoo Linux installation process supports various installation 46 Linux 1.4_rc3. The Gentoo Linux installation process supports various installation
47 approaches, depending upon how much of the system you want to custom-build from 47 approaches, depending upon how much of the system you want to custom-build from
48 scratch. 48 scratch.
49 </abstract> 49 </abstract>
50<version>2.6</version> 50<version>2.6</version>
51 <date>09 Apr 2003</date> 51 <date>10 Apr 2003</date>
52 <chapter> 52 <chapter>
53 <title>About the Install</title> 53 <title>About the Install</title>
54 <section> 54 <section>
55 <body> 55 <body>
56 <p>This new boot CD will boot from nearly any modern IDE CD-ROM drive, as well 56 <p>This new boot CD will boot from nearly any modern IDE CD-ROM drive, as well
57as many SCSI CD-ROM drives, assuming that your CD-ROM and BIOS both support booting. 57as many SCSI CD-ROM drives, assuming that your CD-ROM and BIOS both support booting.
58Included on the CD-ROM is Linux support for IDE (and PCI IDE) (built-in to the 58Included on the CD-ROM is Linux support for IDE (and PCI IDE) (built-in to the
59kernel) as well as support for all SCSI devices (available as modules.) In 59kernel) as well as support for all SCSI devices (available as modules.) In
60addition, we provide modules for literally every kind of network card that 60addition, we provide modules for literally every kind of network card that
61Linux supports, as well as tools to allow you to configure your network and 61Linux supports, as well as tools to allow you to configure your network and
62establish outbound (as well as inbound) <c>ssh</c> connections and to download 62establish outbound (as well as inbound) <c>ssh</c> connections and to download
63files. </p> 63files. </p>
64 <p>To install from the build CD, you will need to have a 486+ processor and 64 <p>To install from the build CD, you will need to have a 486+ processor and
65ideally at least 64 Megabytes of RAM. (Gentoo Linux has been successfully 65ideally at least 64 Megabytes of RAM. (Gentoo Linux has been successfully
66built with 64MB of RAM + 64MB of swap space, but the build process is awfully 66built with 64MB of RAM + 64MB of swap space, but the build process is awfully
333 file so that name resolution (finding Web/FTP sites by name, rather than just by IP address) will work.</p> 333 file so that name resolution (finding Web/FTP sites by name, rather than just by IP address) will work.</p>
334 <p>Here is a template to follow for creating your /etc/resolv.conf file: </p> 334 <p>Here is a template to follow for creating your /etc/resolv.conf file: </p>
335<pre caption="/etc/resolv.conf template"> 335<pre caption="/etc/resolv.conf template">
336domain mydomain.com 336domain mydomain.com
337nameserver 10.0.0.1 337nameserver 10.0.0.1
338nameserver 10.0.0.2 338nameserver 10.0.0.2
339</pre> 339</pre>
340 <p>Replace <c>10.0.0.1</c> and <c>10.0.0.2</c> with the IP addresses of your 340 <p>Replace <c>10.0.0.1</c> and <c>10.0.0.2</c> with the IP addresses of your
341 primary and secondary DNS servers respectively.</p> 341 primary and secondary DNS servers respectively.</p>
342 </body> 342 </body>
343 </section> 343 </section>
344 <section> 344 <section>
345 <title>Proxy Configuration</title> 345 <title>Proxy Configuration</title>
346 <body> 346 <body>
347 <p>If you are behind a proxy, it is necessary to configure your proxy before 347 <p>If you are behind a proxy, it is necessary to configure your proxy before
348 you continue. We will export some variables to set up the proxy accordingly. 348 you continue. We will export some variables to set up the proxy accordingly.
349 </p> 349 </p>
350<pre caption="Setting a Proxy"> 350<pre caption="Setting a Proxy">
351# <c>export http_proxy=&quot;machine.company.com:1234&quot; </c> 351# <c>export http_proxy=&quot;machine.company.com:1234&quot; </c>
352# <c>export ftp_proxy=&quot;$http_proxy&quot; </c> 352# <c>export ftp_proxy=&quot;$http_proxy&quot; </c>
353# <c>export RSYNC_PROXY=&quot;$http_proxy&quot; </c> 353# <c>export RSYNC_PROXY=&quot;$http_proxy&quot; </c>
354</pre> 354</pre>
355 </body> 355 </body>
356 </section> 356 </section>
357 <section> 357 <section>
358 <title>Networking is go!</title> 358 <title>Networking is go!</title>
359 <body> 359 <body>
360 <p>Networking should now be configured and usable. You should be able to use the included 360 <p>Networking should now be configured and usable. You should be able to use the included
361 <c>ssh</c>, <c>scp</c>, <c>lynx</c>, <c>irssi</c> and <c>wget</c> commands to connect to other machines on your LAN or the Internet.</p> 361 <c>ssh</c>, <c>scp</c>, <c>lynx</c>, <c>irssi</c> and <c>wget</c> commands to connect to other machines on your LAN or the Internet.</p>
362 </body> 362 </body>
363 </section> 363 </section>
364 <section>
365 <title>I don't have networking!</title>
366 <body>If you don't have networking there is some help in the
367 <uri link="http://forums.gentoo.org/">Gentoo Forums</uri>.
368 Some useful links can be found at <uri>http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.php?t=43025</uri>.
369 </body>
370 </section>
364 </chapter> 371 </chapter>
365 <chapter> 372 <chapter>
366 <title>Setting your system's date and time</title> 373 <title>Setting your system's date and time</title>
367 <section> 374 <section>
368 <body> 375 <body>
369 <p>Now you need to set your system's date and time. 376 <p>Now you need to set your system's date and time.
370 You can do this using the <c>date</c> command.</p> 377 You can do this using the <c>date</c> command.</p>
371<pre caption="Setting your system's date"> 378<pre caption="Setting your system's date">
372# <c>date</c> 379# <c>date</c>
373Thu Feb 27 09:04:42 CST 2003 380Thu Feb 27 09:04:42 CST 2003
374<comment>(If your date is wrong, set your date with this next command)</comment> 381<comment>(If your date is wrong, set your date with this next command)</comment>
375# <c>date 022709042003</c> 382# <c>date 022709042003</c>
376<comment>(date MMDDhhmmCCYY)</comment> 383<comment>(date MMDDhhmmCCYY)</comment>
377</pre> 384</pre>
378 </body> 385 </body>

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