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54 <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail> 54 <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
55</author> 55</author>
56<author title="Reviewer"> 56<author title="Reviewer">
57 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail> 57 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
58</author> 58</author>
59<author title="Reviewer">
60 <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail>
61</author>
59 62
60<abstract> 63<abstract>
61These instructions step you through the process of installing Gentoo 64These instructions step you through the process of installing Gentoo
62Linux 1.4, release version (not _rc versions). The Gentoo Linux installation 65Linux 1.4, release version (not _rc versions). The Gentoo Linux installation
63process supports various installation approaches, depending upon how much of 66process supports various installation approaches, depending upon how much of
1809that you should use the <c>notail</c> option for your boot partition if 1812that you should use the <c>notail</c> option for your boot partition if
1810you chose to create a ReiserFS filesystem on it. Remember to specify 1813you chose to create a ReiserFS filesystem on it. Remember to specify
1811<c>ext2</c>, <c>ext3</c> or <c>reiserfs</c> filesystem types as appropriate. 1814<c>ext2</c>, <c>ext3</c> or <c>reiserfs</c> filesystem types as appropriate.
1812</p> 1815</p>
1813 1816
1814<p> 1817<warn>
1815Use something like the <path>/etc/fstab</path> listed below, but of course be 1818Use something like the <path>/etc/fstab</path> listed below, but of course be
1816sure to replace "BOOT", "ROOT" and "SWAP" with the actual block devices you 1819sure to replace "BOOT", "ROOT" and "SWAP" with the actual block devices you
1817are using (such as <c>hda1</c>, etc.): 1820are using (such as <c>hda1</c>, etc.):
1818</p> 1821</warn>
1819 1822
1820<pre caption="Editing fstab"> 1823<pre caption="Editing fstab">
1821<comment># /etc/fstab: static file system information. 1824<comment># /etc/fstab: static file system information.
1822# 1825#
1823# noatime turns off atimes for increased performance (atimes normally aren't 1826# noatime turns off atimes for increased performance (atimes normally aren't
2681title=Windows XP 2684title=Windows XP
2682root (hd0,5) 2685root (hd0,5)
2683chainloader (hd0,5)+1 2686chainloader (hd0,5)+1
2684</pre> 2687</pre>
2685 2688
2686<p> 2689<warn>
2687Substitute <c>KV</c> with the kernel version you have installed. 2690Substitute <c>KV</c> with the kernel version you have installed.
2688</p> 2691</warn>
2689 2692
2690<note> 2693<note>
2691(hd0,0) should be written without any spaces inside the parentheses. 2694(hd0,0) should be written without any spaces inside the parentheses.
2692</note> 2695</note>
2693 2696
2786<comment># For dual booting windows/other OS</comment> 2789<comment># For dual booting windows/other OS</comment>
2787other=/dev/hda1 2790other=/dev/hda1
2788 label=dos 2791 label=dos
2789</pre> 2792</pre>
2790 2793
2791<p> 2794<warn>
2792Substitute <c>KV</c> with the kernel version you have installed, and 2795Substitute <c>KV</c> with the kernel version you have installed, and
2793make sure that <c>default=</c> points to your label (<c>gk_linux</c> if 2796make sure that <c>default=</c> points to your label (<c>gk_linux</c> if
2794you used genkernel). 2797you used genkernel).
2795</p> 2798</warn>
2796 2799
2797<ul> 2800<ul>
2798<li><c>boot=/dev/hda</c> tells LILO to install itself on the first hard disk on the first IDE controller.</li> 2801<li><c>boot=/dev/hda</c> tells LILO to install itself on the first hard disk on the first IDE controller.</li>
2799<li><c>map=/boot/map</c> states the map file. In normal use, this should not be modified. </li> 2802<li><c>map=/boot/map</c> states the map file. In normal use, this should not be modified. </li>
2800<li><c>install=/boot/boot.b</c> tells LILO to install the specified file as the new boot sector. In normal use, this should not be altered. If the install line is missing, LILO will assume a default of <path>/boot/boot.b</path> as the file to be used. </li> 2803<li><c>install=/boot/boot.b</c> tells LILO to install the specified file as the new boot sector. In normal use, this should not be altered. If the install line is missing, LILO will assume a default of <path>/boot/boot.b</path> as the file to be used. </li>

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