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32 <mail link="jhhudso@gentoo.org">Jared Hudson</mail> 32 <mail link="jhhudso@gentoo.org">Jared Hudson</mail>
33</author> 33</author>
34<author title="Editor">Colin Morey</author> 34<author title="Editor">Colin Morey</author>
35<author title="Editor"> 35<author title="Editor">
36 <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail> 36 <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail>
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38<author title="Editor"> 38<author title="Editor">
39 <mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail> 39 <mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail>
40</author> 40</author>
41<author title="Editor, Reviewer"> 41<author title="Editor, Reviewer">
42 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 42 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
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44<author title="Editor"> 44<author title="Editor">
45 <mail link="avenj@gentoo.org">Jon Portnoy</mail> 45 <mail link="avenj@gentoo.org">Jon Portnoy</mail>
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47<author title="Editor">
48 <mail link="klasikahl@gentoo.org">Zack Gilburd</mail>
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47<author title="Reviewer"> 50<author title="Reviewer">
48 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 51 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
49</author> 52</author>
50<author title="Reviewer"> 53<author title="Reviewer">
51 <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail> 54 <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
52</author> 55</author>
53 56
54<abstract> 57<abstract>
55These instructions step you through the process of installing Gentoo 58These instructions step you through the process of installing Gentoo
56Linux 1.4, release version (not _rc versions). The Gentoo Linux installation 59Linux 1.4, release version (not _rc versions). The Gentoo Linux installation
57process supports various installation approaches, depending upon how much of 60process supports various installation approaches, depending upon how much of
58the system you want to custom-build from scratch. 61the system you want to custom-build from scratch.
59</abstract> 62</abstract>
60 63
61<license/> 64<license/>
1428 1431
1429<pre caption="Copying GRP files"> 1432<pre caption="Copying GRP files">
1430# <i>cp -R /mnt/cdrom/distfiles /mnt/gentoo/usr/portage/distfiles</i> 1433# <i>cp -R /mnt/cdrom/distfiles /mnt/gentoo/usr/portage/distfiles</i>
1431# <i>cp -a /mnt/cdrom/packages/ /mnt/gentoo/usr/portage/packages/</i> 1434# <i>cp -a /mnt/cdrom/packages/ /mnt/gentoo/usr/portage/packages/</i>
1432</pre> 1435</pre>
1433 1436
1434<p> 1437<p>
1435All relevant files are now in place for using GRP. You should now have 1438All relevant files are now in place for using GRP. You should now have
1436everything copied over and unpacked that you'll need to install Gentoo Linux 1439everything copied over and unpacked that you'll need to install Gentoo Linux
1437-- even without a network connection. 1440-- even without a network connection.
1438</p> 1441</p>
1439 1442
1440</body> 1443</body>
1441</section> 1444</section>
1442 1445
1446<section>
1447<title>Selecting Mirrors (Optional)</title>
1448<body>
1449
1450<p>
1451<c>mirrorselect</c> is a tool designed to automatically pick the fastest
1452mirrors based on your location, or manually pick a mirror from a list.
1453Unfortunately, <c>mirrorselect</c> does not work well behind all routers.
1454</p>
1455
1456<pre caption="Using mirrorselect">
1457<comment>To select a mirror automatically:</comment>
1458# <c>mirrorselect -a -s4 -o &gt;&gt; /mnt/gentoo/etc/make.conf</c>
1459<comment>To select a mirror interactively:</comment>
1460# <c>mirrorselect -i -o &gt;&gt; /mnt/gentoo/etc/make.conf</c>
1461</pre>
1462
1463<p>
1464If for some reason <c>mirrorselect</c> fails you should be able to
1465continue with this guide since no changes are made.
1466</p>
1467
1468</body>
1469</section>
1443<section> 1470<section>
1444<title>Entering the chroot</title> 1471<title>Entering the chroot</title>
1445<body> 1472<body>
1446 1473
1447<p> 1474<p>
1448Next, we will <c>chroot</c> over to the new Gentoo Linux build installation to 1475Next, we will <c>chroot</c> over to the new Gentoo Linux build installation to
1449"enter" the new Gentoo Linux system: 1476"enter" the new Gentoo Linux system:
1450</p> 1477</p>
1451 1478
1452<note> 1479<note>
1453You may receive a notice during <c>env-update</c> telling you that 1480You may receive a notice during <c>env-update</c> telling you that
1454<path>/etc/make.profile/make.defaults</path> isn't available: ignore it. We are 1481<path>/etc/make.profile/make.defaults</path> isn't available: ignore it. We are
1455going to issue <c>emerge sync</c> later on in this document, which will resolve 1482going to issue <c>emerge sync</c> later on in this document, which will resolve
1456the problem. 1483the problem.
1457</note> 1484</note>

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