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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 <author title="Editor"> 27 <author title="Editor">
28 <mail link="seo@gentoo.org">Jungmin Seo</mail> 28 <mail link="seo@gentoo.org">Jungmin Seo</mail>
29 </author> 29 </author>
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 title="Editor">
39 <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail>
38 </author> 40 </author>
39 <abstract>These instructions step you through the process of installing Gentoo 41 <abstract>These instructions step you through the process of installing Gentoo
40 Linux 1.4_rc3. The Gentoo Linux installation process supports various installation 42 Linux 1.4_rc3. The Gentoo Linux installation process supports various installation
41 approaches, depending upon how much of the system you want to custom-build from 43 approaches, depending upon how much of the system you want to custom-build from
42 scratch. 44 scratch.
43 </abstract> 45 </abstract>
44<version>2.6</version> 46<version>2.6</version>
45 <date>20 March 2003</date> 47 <date>20 March 2003</date>
46 <chapter> 48 <chapter>
47 <title>About the Install</title> 49 <title>About the Install</title>
48 <section> 50 <section>
49 <body> 51 <body>
50 <p>This new boot CD will boot from nearly any modern IDE CD-ROM drive, as well 52 <p>This new boot CD will boot from nearly any modern IDE CD-ROM drive, as well
51as many SCSI CD-ROM drives, assuming that your CD-ROM and BIOS both support booting. 53as many SCSI CD-ROM drives, assuming that your CD-ROM and BIOS both support booting.
52Included on the CD-ROM is Linux support for IDE (and PCI IDE) (built-in to the 54Included on the CD-ROM is Linux support for IDE (and PCI IDE) (built-in to the
1313 To merge your logger of choice, type <e>one</e> of the next four lines: 1315 To merge your logger of choice, type <e>one</e> of the next four lines:
1314 </p> 1316 </p>
1315<pre caption="Emerging System Logger of Choice"> 1317<pre caption="Emerging System Logger of Choice">
1316# <c>emerge app-admin/sysklogd</c> 1318# <c>emerge app-admin/sysklogd</c>
1317# <c>rc-update add sysklogd default</c> 1319# <c>rc-update add sysklogd default</c>
1318<comment>or</comment> 1320<comment>or</comment>
1319# <c>emerge app-admin/syslog-ng</c> 1321# <c>emerge app-admin/syslog-ng</c>
1320# <c>rc-update add syslog-ng default</c> 1322# <c>rc-update add syslog-ng default</c>
1321<comment>or</comment> 1323<comment>or</comment>
1322# <c>emerge app-admin/metalog</c> 1324# <c>emerge app-admin/metalog</c>
1323# <c>rc-update add metalog default</c> 1325# <c>rc-update add metalog default</c>
1324<comment>or</comment> 1326<comment>or</comment>
1325# <c>emerge app-admin/msyslog</c> 1327# <c>emerge app-admin/msyslog</c>
1326# <c>rc-update add msyslog default</c> 1328# <c>rc-update add msyslog default</c>
1327</pre> 1329</pre>
1328 <warn>
1329 In the case of syslog-ng you need to create
1330 <path>/etc/syslog-ng/syslog-ng.conf</path>.
1331 See <path>/etc/syslog-ng</path>
1332 for a sample configuration file.
1333 </warn>
1334 <impo> 1330 <impo>
1335 Metalog flushes output to the disk in blocks, so messages aren't immediately recorded into 1331 Metalog flushes output to the disk in blocks, so messages aren't immediately recorded into
1336 the system logs. If you are trying to debug a daemon, this performance-enhancing behavior 1332 the system logs. If you are trying to debug a daemon, this performance-enhancing behavior
1337 is less than helpful. When your Gentoo Linux system is up and running, you can send 1333 is less than helpful. When your Gentoo Linux system is up and running, you can send
1338 metalog a USR1 signal to temporarily turn off this message buffering (meaning that 1334 metalog a USR1 signal to temporarily turn off this message buffering (meaning that
1339 <i>tail -f <path>/var/log/everything/current</path></i> will now work 1335 <i>tail -f <path>/var/log/everything/current</path></i> will now work
1340 in real time, as expected), 1336 in real time, as expected),
1341 and a USR2 signal to turn buffering back on 1337 and a USR2 signal to turn buffering back on
1342 again. If you want to disable buffering permanently, you can change METALOG_OPTS="-B" to METALOG_OPTS="-B -s" 1338 again. If you want to disable buffering permanently, you can change METALOG_OPTS="-B" to METALOG_OPTS="-B -s"
1343 in <path>/etc/conf.d/metalog</path>. 1339 in <path>/etc/conf.d/metalog</path>.
1344 </impo> 1340 </impo>
1345 <p>Now, you may optionally choose a cron package that you would like to use. 1341 <p>Now, you may optionally choose a cron package that you would like to use.
1346 Right now, we offer dcron, fcron and vcron. If you do not know which one to choose, 1342 Right now, we offer dcron, fcron and vcron. If you do not know which one to choose,
1347 you might as well grab vcron. They can be installed as follows: 1343 you might as well grab vcron. They can be installed as follows:
1348 </p> 1344 </p>

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