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644 </pre> 644 </pre>
645 <note> 645 <note>
646 People who need to substantially customize the build process should take a look at 646 People who need to substantially customize the build process should take a look at
647 the <path>/etc/make.globals</path> file. This file comprises gentoo defaults and 647 the <path>/etc/make.globals</path> file. This file comprises gentoo defaults and
648 should never be touched. If the defaults do not suffice, then new values should 648 should never be touched. If the defaults do not suffice, then new values should
649 be put in <path>/etc/make.conf</path>, as entries in <path>make.conf</path> 649 be put in <path>/etc/make.conf</path>, as entries in <path>make.conf</path>
650 <comment>override</comment> the entries in <path>make.globals</path>. If you're 650 <comment>override</comment> the entries in <path>make.globals</path>. If you're
651 interested in customizing USE settings, look in <path>/etc/make.profile/make.defaults</path>. 651 interested in customizing USE settings, look in <path>/etc/make.profile/make.defaults</path>.
652 If you want to turn off any USE settings found here, add an appropriate <c>USE=&quot;-foo&quot;</c> 652 If you want to turn off any USE settings found here, add an appropriate <c>USE=&quot;-foo&quot;</c>
653 in /etc/make.conf (to turn off the <c>foo</c> USE setting.) 653 in /etc/make.conf (to turn off the <c>foo</c> USE setting.)
654 </note> 654 </note>
655 </body> 655 </body>
656 </section> 656 </section>
657 </chapter> 657 </chapter>
658 <chapter> 658 <chapter>
659 <title>Setting your time zone and date</title>
660 <section>
661 <body>
662 <p>You need to set your time zone and date before you start installing your system.</p>
663 <p>Look for your time zone (or GMT if you are using Greenwich Mean Time) in
664 <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path>. Then, make a symbolic link by typing:
665 </p>
666 <pre caption="Creating a symbolic link for time zone">
667# <c>ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/path/to/timezonefile /etc/localtime</c>
668# <c>date</c>
669Thu Feb 27 09:04:42 CST 2003
670<comment>(If your date is wrong set your date with this next command)</comment>
671# <c>date 022709042003</c>
672<comment>(date MMDDhhmmCCYY)</comment>
673
674 </pre>
675
676 </body>
677 </section>
678 </chapter>
679 <chapter>
680 <title>Starting from Stage1</title> 659 <title>Starting from Stage1</title>
681 <section> 660 <section>
682 <body> 661 <body>
683 <p>The stage1 tarball is for complete customization and optimization. If you have picked this tarball, 662 <p>The stage1 tarball is for complete customization and optimization. If you have picked this tarball,
684 you are most likely looking to have an uber-optimized system. Have fun, because optimization 663 you are most likely looking to have an uber-optimized system. Have fun, because optimization
685 is what Gentoo Linux is all about! Installing from a stage1 takes a lot of time, but the result 664 is what Gentoo Linux is all about! Installing from a stage1 takes a lot of time, but the result
686 is a system that has been optimized from the ground up for your specific machine and needs. 665 is a system that has been optimized from the ground up for your specific machine and needs.
687 </p> 666 </p>
688 <p>Now, it is time to start the &quot;bootstrap&quot; process. This process takes about two hours on 667 <p>Now, it is time to start the &quot;bootstrap&quot; process. This process takes about two hours on
689 my 1200Mhz AMD Athlon system. 668 my 1200Mhz AMD Athlon system.
690During this time, the extracted build image will be prepared and the GNU compiler suite and Libraries will be built. </p> 669During this time, the extracted build image will be prepared and the GNU compiler suite and Libraries will be built. </p>
691 <pre caption="Bootstrapping"> 670 <pre caption="Bootstrapping">
692# <c>cd /usr/portage</c> 671# <c>cd /usr/portage</c>
693# <c>scripts/bootstrap.sh</c> 672# <c>scripts/bootstrap.sh</c>
694 </pre> 673 </pre>
746 <chapter> 725 <chapter>
747 <title>Starting from Stage3</title> 726 <title>Starting from Stage3</title>
748 <section> 727 <section>
749 <body> 728 <body>
750 <p>The stage3 tarball is already configured for your system. There is not much to do for this stage, 729 <p>The stage3 tarball is already configured for your system. There is not much to do for this stage,
751 but it is a very good idea to update your system to the newest available packages. </p> 730 but it is a very good idea to update your system to the newest available packages. </p>
752 731
753 <note>If you have not already edited <path>/etc/make.conf</path> to fit your specifications, 732 <note>If you have not already edited <path>/etc/make.conf</path> to fit your specifications,
754 now would be a good time to do so. </note> 733 now would be a good time to do so. </note>
755 <pre caption="Getting up-to-date"> 734 <pre caption="Getting up-to-date">
756 # <c>emerge sync</c> 735 # <c>emerge sync</c>
757 # <c>emerge -up world</c> 736 # <c>emerge -up world</c>
758 <comment>lists [<i>packages</i>] to be installed</comment> 737 <comment>lists [<i>packages</i>] to be installed</comment>
759 # <c>emerge -u world</c> 738 # <c>emerge -u world</c>
760 </pre> 739 </pre>
740 </body>
741 </section>
742 </chapter>
743 <chapter>
744 <title>Setting your time zone and date</title>
745 <section>
746 <body>
747 <p>You need to set your time zone and date before you start installing your system.</p>
748 <p>Look for your time zone (or GMT if you are using Greenwich Mean Time) in
749 <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path>. Then, make a symbolic link by typing:
750 </p>
751 <pre caption="Creating a symbolic link for time zone">
752# <c>ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/path/to/timezonefile /etc/localtime</c>
753# <c>date</c>
754Thu Feb 27 09:04:42 CST 2003
755<comment>(If your date is wrong set your date with this next command)</comment>
756# <c>date 022709042003</c>
757<comment>(date MMDDhhmmCCYY)</comment>
758
759 </pre>
760
761 </body> 761 </body>
762 </section> 762 </section>
763 </chapter> 763 </chapter>
764 <chapter> 764 <chapter>
765 <title>Installing the kernel and a System Logger</title> 765 <title>Installing the kernel and a System Logger</title>
766 <section> 766 <section>
767 <body> 767 <body>
768 <note> 768 <note>
769 If you haven't done so, please edit <path>/etc/make.conf</path> to your flavor. 769 If you haven't done so, please edit <path>/etc/make.conf</path> to your flavor.
770 </note> 770 </note>
771 <p>You now need to merge Linux kernel sources. Here are the ones we currently 771 <p>You now need to merge Linux kernel sources. Here are the ones we currently
772 offer: 772 offer:
773 </p> 773 </p>
774 <table> 774 <table>
775 <tr> 775 <tr>

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