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30 <author title="Editor"> 30 <author title="Editor">
31 <mail link="zhware@gentoo.org">Stoyan Zhekov</mail> 31 <mail link="zhware@gentoo.org">Stoyan Zhekov</mail>
32 </author> 32 </author>
33 <author title="Editor"> 33 <author title="Editor">
34 <mail link="jhhudso@gentoo.org">Jared Hudson</mail> 34 <mail link="jhhudso@gentoo.org">Jared Hudson</mail>
35 </author> 35 </author>
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 <author title="Editor">
46 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
47 </author>
45 <abstract>These instructions step you through the process of installing Gentoo 48 <abstract>These instructions step you through the process of installing Gentoo
46 Linux 1.4_rc4. The Gentoo Linux installation process supports various installation 49 Linux 1.4_rc4. The Gentoo Linux installation process supports various installation
47 approaches, depending upon how much of the system you want to custom-build from 50 approaches, depending upon how much of the system you want to custom-build from
48 scratch. 51 scratch.
49 </abstract> 52 </abstract>
50<version>2.6.1</version> 53<version>2.6.1</version>
51 <date>16 Apr 2003</date> 54 <date>6 May 2003</date>
52 <chapter> 55 <chapter>
53 <title>About the Install</title> 56 <title>About the Install</title>
54 <section> 57 <section>
55 <body> 58 <body>
56 <p>This new boot CD will boot from nearly any modern IDE CD-ROM drive, as well 59 <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. 60as 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 61Included 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 62kernel) as well as support for all SCSI devices (available as modules.) In
60addition, we provide modules for literally every kind of network card that 63addition, 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 64Linux 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 65establish outbound (as well as inbound) <c>ssh</c> connections and to download
63files. </p> 66files. </p>
64 <p>To install from the build CD, you will need to have a 486+ processor and 67 <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 68ideally 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 69built with 64MB of RAM + 64MB of swap space, but the build process is awfully
1046# <c>tar -xvjpf /mnt/cdrom/gentoo/stage3-*.tar.bz2</c> 1049# <c>tar -xvjpf /mnt/cdrom/gentoo/stage3-*.tar.bz2</c>
1047</pre> 1050</pre>
1048 1051
1049<p>If you downloaded your stage tarball to <path>/mnt/gentoo</path>, you can now delete it by typing 1052<p>If you downloaded your stage tarball to <path>/mnt/gentoo</path>, you can now delete it by typing
1050<c>rm /mnt/gentoo/stage*.tar.bz2</c>.</p> 1053<c>rm /mnt/gentoo/stage*.tar.bz2</c>.</p>
1051</body> 1054</body>
1052</section> 1055</section>
1053<section> 1056<section>
1054<title>Entering the chroot</title> 1057<title>Entering the chroot</title>
1055<body> 1058<body>
1056<p> 1059<p>
1057Next, we will <c>chroot</c> over to the new Gentoo Linux build installation to &quot;enter&quot; the new 1060Next, we will <c>chroot</c> over to the new Gentoo Linux build installation to &quot;enter&quot; the new
1058Gentoo Linux system. 1061Gentoo Linux system.
1059</p> 1062</p>
1060 1063
1064<note>
1065You may receive a notice during <c>env-update</c> telling you that
1066<path>/etc/make.profile/make.default</path> isn't available: ignore it. We are
1067going to issue <c>emerge sync</c> later on in this document which will resolve
1068the problem.
1069</note>
1070
1061<pre caption="Prepping and entering the chroot environment"> 1071<pre caption="Prepping and entering the chroot environment">
1062# <c>mount -t proc proc /mnt/gentoo/proc</c> 1072# <c>mount -t proc proc /mnt/gentoo/proc</c>
1063# <c>cp /etc/resolv.conf /mnt/gentoo/etc/resolv.conf</c> 1073# <c>cp /etc/resolv.conf /mnt/gentoo/etc/resolv.conf</c>
1064# <c>chroot /mnt/gentoo /bin/bash</c> 1074# <c>chroot /mnt/gentoo /bin/bash</c>
1065# <c>env-update</c> 1075# <c>env-update</c>
1066Regenerating /etc/ld.so.cache... 1076Regenerating /etc/ld.so.cache...
1067# <c>source /etc/profile</c> 1077# <c>source /etc/profile</c>
1068<comment>(The above points your shell to the new paths and updated binaries.)</comment> 1078<comment>(The above points your shell to the new paths and updated binaries.)</comment>
1069</pre> 1079</pre>
1070 <p>After you execute these commands, you will be &quot;inside&quot; your new Gentoo Linux environment in <path>/mnt/gentoo</path>. 1080 <p>After you execute these commands, you will be &quot;inside&quot; your new Gentoo Linux environment in <path>/mnt/gentoo</path>.
1071 We can perform the rest of the installation process inside the chroot. 1081 We can perform the rest of the installation process inside the chroot.
1072 </p> 1082 </p>
1073 </body> 1083 </body>
1074 </section> 1084 </section>
1075 </chapter> 1085 </chapter>

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