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576 <section> 576 <section>
577 577
578 <body> 578 <body>
579 579
580 <p>Now it's time to extract the compressed stage tarball of your choice to <path>/mnt/gentoo</path>. 580 <p>Now it's time to extract the compressed stage tarball of your choice to <path>/mnt/gentoo</path>.
581 Then, we'll <c>chroot</c> over to the new Gentoo Linux build installation. 581 Then, we'll <c>chroot</c> over to the new Gentoo Linux build installation.
582 </p> 582 </p>
583 583
584 <impo>Be sure to use the <c>p</c> option with <c>tar</c>. Forgetting to do this will 584 <impo>Be sure to use the <c>p</c> option with <c>tar</c>. Forgetting to do this will
585 cause certain files to contain incorrect permissions.</impo> 585 cause certain files to contain incorrect permissions.</impo>
586 586
587 <p>If you are using the "from scratch, build everything" install method, 587 <p>If you are using the "from scratch, build everything" install method,
588 you will want to use the <path>stage1-ix86-1.4_beta.tbz2</path> image. 588 you will want to use the <path>stage1-ix86-1.4_beta.tbz2</path> image.
589 If you're using one of our bigger CDs, you'll also have a choice of a stage2 and stage3 image. 589 If you're using one of our bigger CDs, you'll also have a choice of a stage2 and stage3 image.
590 These images allow you to save time at the expense of configurability (we've already chosen 590 These images allow you to save time at the expense of configurability (we've already chosen
591 compiler optimizations and default USE variables for you.) The stage3 image now also includes 591 compiler optimizations and default USE variables for you.)
592 complete linux sources and a Portage tree snapshot, eliminating the
593 need to do an <c>emerge sync</c> later, but it is highly recommended to do so anyway.
594 </p> 592 </p>
595 593
596 <pre caption = "Unpacking the Stages"> 594 <pre caption = "Unpacking the Stages">
597# <c>cd /mnt/gentoo</c> 595# <c>cd /mnt/gentoo</c>
598# <c>tar -xvjpf /path/to/stage?-*.tbz2</c> 596# <c>tar -xvjpf /path/to/stage?-*.tbz2</c>
599# <c>mount -o bind /proc /mnt/gentoo/proc</c> 597# <c>mount -o bind /proc /mnt/gentoo/proc</c>
600# <c>cp /etc/resolv.conf /mnt/gentoo/etc/resolv.conf</c> 598# <c>cp /etc/resolv.conf /mnt/gentoo/etc/resolv.conf</c>
601 </pre> 599 </pre>
602 600
603 <pre caption = "Entering the chroot Environment"> 601 <pre caption = "Entering the chroot Environment">
604# <c>chroot /mnt/gentoo /bin/bash</c> 602# <c>chroot /mnt/gentoo /bin/bash</c>
605# <c>env-update</c> 603# <c>env-update</c>
606Regenerating /etc/ld.so.cache... 604Regenerating /etc/ld.so.cache...
607# <c>source /etc/profile</c> 605# <c>source /etc/profile</c>
608 </pre> 606 </pre>
729 </body> 727 </body>
730 </section> 728 </section>
731 </chapter> 729 </chapter>
732 730
733 <chapter> 731 <chapter>
734 <title>Timezone</title> 732 <title>Timezone</title>
735 <section> 733 <section>
736 734
737 <body> 735 <body>
738 736
739 <impo>It is extremely important that this step is completed, no matter which stage 737 <impo>It is extremely important that this step is completed, no matter which stage
740 tarball you use. Major clock drift will be experienced if you do not set localtime correctly, 738 tarball you use. Major clock drift will be experienced if you do not set localtime correctly,
741 let alone subtle issues when emerging packages later. 739 let alone subtle issues when emerging packages later.
742 </impo> 740 </impo>
743 741
744 <p>At this point, you should have a stage2 system that's ready for final configuration. 742 <p>At this point, you should have system that's ready for final configuration.
745 We'll start this process by setting the timezone. By setting the timezone before building 743 We'll start the configuration process by setting the timezone. By setting the timezone before building
746 the kernel we ensure that users get reasonable <c>uname -a</c> output. 744 the kernel we ensure that users get reasonable <c>uname -a</c> output.
747 </p> 745 </p>
748 746
749 <p>Look for your timezone (or GMT if you using Greenwich Mean Time) in 747 <p>Look for your timezone (or GMT if you using Greenwich Mean Time) in
750 <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path>. Then, make a symbolic link by typing: 748 <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path>. Then, make a symbolic link by typing:
751 </p> 749 </p>
752 750
753 <pre caption = "Creating a symbolic link for timezome"> 751 <pre caption = "Creating a symbolic link for timezome">
754# <c>ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/path/to/timezonefile /etc/localtime</c> 752# <c>ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/path/to/timezonefile /etc/localtime</c>
755 </pre> 753 </pre>
756 754
757 <p>You might also want to check <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> to make sure your timezone settings 755 <p>You might also want to check <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> to make sure your timezone settings
758 are correct. 756 are correct.
759 </p> 757 </p>
760 758

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