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17 </author> 17 </author>
18 <author title="Editor"> 18 <author title="Editor">
19 <mail link="Pierre-Henri.Jondot@wanadoo.fr">Pierre-Henri Jondot</mail> 19 <mail link="Pierre-Henri.Jondot@wanadoo.fr">Pierre-Henri Jondot</mail>
20 </author> 20 </author>
21 <author title="Editor"> 21 <author title="Editor">
22 <mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail> 22 <mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail>
23 </author> 23 </author>
24 <author title="Editor"> 24 <author title="Editor">
25 <mail link="rajiv@gentoo.org">Rajiv Manglani</mail> 25 <mail link="rajiv@gentoo.org">Rajiv Manglani</mail>
26 </author> 26 </author>
27 <abstract>These instructions step you through the process of installing Gentoo 27 <abstract>These instructions step you through the process of installing Gentoo
28 Linux 1.4_rc2. The Gentoo Linux installation process supports various installation 28 Linux 1.4_rc2. The Gentoo Linux installation process supports various installation
29 approaches, depending upon how much of the system you want to custom-build from 29 approaches, depending upon how much of the system you want to custom-build from
30 scratch. 30 scratch.
31 </abstract> 31 </abstract>
32 <version>2.3.7</version> 32 <version>2.3.8</version>
33 <date>8 January 2003</date> 33 <date>12 January 2003</date>
34 <chapter> 34 <chapter>
35 <title>About the Install</title> 35 <title>About the Install</title>
36 <section> 36 <section>
37 <body> 37 <body>
38 <p>This new boot CD will boot from nearly any modern IDE CD-ROM drive, as well 38 <p>This new boot CD will boot from nearly any modern IDE CD-ROM drive, as well
39as many SCSI CD-ROM, assuming that your CD-ROM and BIOS both support booting. 39as many SCSI CD-ROM, assuming that your CD-ROM and BIOS both support booting.
40Included on the CD-ROM is Linux support for IDE (and PCI IDE) (built-in to the 40Included on the CD-ROM is Linux support for IDE (and PCI IDE) (built-in to the
41kernel) as well as support for all SCSI devices (available as modules.) In 41kernel) as well as support for all SCSI devices (available as modules.) In
42addition, we provide modules for literally every kind of network card that 42addition, we provide modules for literally every kind of network card that
43Linux supports, as well as tools to allow you to configure your network and 43Linux supports, as well as tools to allow you to configure your network and
44establish outbound (as well as inbound) <c>ssh</c> connections and download 44establish outbound (as well as inbound) <c>ssh</c> connections and download
45files. </p> 45files. </p>
46 <p>To install from the build CD, you will need to have a 486+ processor and 46 <p>To install from the build CD, you will need to have a 486+ processor and
47ideally at least 64 Megabytes of RAM. (Gentoo linux has been successfully 47ideally at least 64 Megabytes of RAM. (Gentoo linux has been successfully
48built with 64MB of RAM + 64MB of swap space, but the build process is awfully 48built with 64MB of RAM + 64MB of swap space, but the build process is awfully
960<!--<p>For more information how how cron works under Gentoo Linux, 960<!--<p>For more information how how cron works under Gentoo Linux,
961 see <uri link="http://lists.gentoo.org/pipermail/gentoo-announce/2002-April/000151.html">this announcement</uri>.</p>--> 961 see <uri link="http://lists.gentoo.org/pipermail/gentoo-announce/2002-April/000151.html">this announcement</uri>.</p>-->
962 <p>For more information on starting programs and daemons at startup, see the 962 <p>For more information on starting programs and daemons at startup, see the
963 <uri link="/doc/en/rc-scripts.xml">rc-script guide</uri>. 963 <uri link="/doc/en/rc-scripts.xml">rc-script guide</uri>.
964 </p> 964 </p>
965 </body> 965 </body>
966 </section> 966 </section>
967 </chapter> 967 </chapter>
968 <chapter> 968 <chapter>
969 <title>Final steps: Install Additional Packages</title> 969 <title>Final steps: Install Additional Packages</title>
970 <section> 970 <section>
971 <body> 971 <body>
972 <p>If you need rp-pppoe to connect to the net, be aware that at this point 972 <p>If you need rp-pppoe to connect to the net, be aware that at this point
973 it has not been installed. It would be the good time to do it. </p> 973 it has not been installed. It would be the good time to do it. </p>
974 <pre caption="Installing rp-pppoe"> 974 <pre caption="Installing rp-pppoe">
975# <c>emerge rp-pppoe</c> 975# <c>USE="-X" emerge rp-pppoe</c>
976 </pre> 976 </pre>
977
978 <note>The <i>USE="-X"</i> prevents pppoe from installing its optional X interface, which is a good thing,
979 because X and its dependencies would also be emerged. You can always recompile <i>rp-pppoe</i> with
980 X support later.
981 </note>
977 <note> Please note that the rp-pppoe is built but not configured. 982 <note> Please note that the rp-pppoe is built but not configured.
978 You will have to do it again using <c>adsl-setup</c> when you boot into your Gentoo system 983 You will have to do it again using <c>adsl-setup</c> when you boot into your Gentoo system
979 for the first time. 984 for the first time.
980 </note> 985 </note>
981 <p>You may need to install some additional packages in the Portage tree 986 <p>You may need to install some additional packages in the Portage tree
982 if you are using any optional features like XFS, ReiserFS or LVM. If you're 987 if you are using any optional features like XFS, ReiserFS or LVM. If you're
983 using XFS, you should emerge the <c>xfsprogs</c> ebuild: 988 using XFS, you should emerge the <c>xfsprogs</c> ebuild:
984 </p> 989 </p>
985 <pre caption="Emerging Filesystem Tools"> 990 <pre caption="Emerging Filesystem Tools">
986# <c>emerge sys-apps/xfsprogs</c> 991# <c>emerge sys-apps/xfsprogs</c>
987<comment>If you'd like to use ReiserFS, you should emerge the ReiserFS tools: </comment> 992<comment>If you'd like to use ReiserFS, you should emerge the ReiserFS tools: </comment>
988# <c> emerge sys-apps/reiserfsprogs</c> 993# <c> emerge sys-apps/reiserfsprogs</c>
989<comment>If you're using LVM, you should emerge the <c>lvm-user</c> package: </comment> 994<comment>If you're using LVM, you should emerge the <c>lvm-user</c> package: </comment>
990# <c>emerge sys-apps/lvm-user</c> 995# <c>emerge sys-apps/lvm-user</c>
991 </pre> 996 </pre>

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