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3 3
4<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 4<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
5 5
6<guide link="/doc/en/quickinstall.xml"> 6<guide link="/doc/en/quickinstall.xml">
7<title>Gentoo Linux Install Reference</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux Install Reference</title>
8<author title="Author">Steven Wagner</author> 8<author title="Author">Steven Wagner</author>
9<author title="Editor"> 9<author title="Editor">
10 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 10 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
11</author> 11</author>
12 12
13<abstract> 13<abstract>
14The Quick install reference covers all details of the install process in a 14The Quick install reference covers all details of the install process in a
15non-verbose manner. Users should already have prior experience with 15non-verbose manner. Users should already have prior experience with
16installing Gentoo Linux if they want to follow this guide. 16installing Gentoo Linux if they want to follow this guide.
17</abstract> 17</abstract>
18 18
19<license/> 19<license/>
20 20
21<version>1.9</version> 21<version>1.10</version>
22<date>June 5, 2004</date> 22<date>June 18, 2004</date>
23 23
24<chapter> 24<chapter>
25<title>Quick Install Reference</title> 25<title>Quick Install Reference</title>
26<section> 26<section>
27<body> 27<body>
28 28
29<p> 29<p>
30The installation ISOs are on the <uri link= 30The installation ISOs are on the <uri link=
31"http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/mirrors.xml">Gentoo 31"http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/mirrors.xml">Gentoo
32Mirrors</uri>. Detailed descriptions of the different CDs are 32Mirrors</uri>. Detailed descriptions of the different CDs are
33available in the <uri link="http://store.gentoo.org">Gentoo 33available in the <uri link="http://store.gentoo.org">Gentoo
34Store</uri>. CD 1 contains everything you need to install Gentoo Linux 34Store</uri>. A universal CD contains everything you need to install Gentoo Linux
35quickly and without a connection to the Internet. CD 2 is optional and 35quickly and without a connection to the Internet. A Package CD is optional and
36contains pre-compiled packages such as KDE, GNOME, OpenOffice, 36contains pre-compiled packages such as KDE, GNOME, OpenOffice,
37Mozilla, Evolution and more. 37Mozilla, Evolution and more.
38</p> 38</p>
39 39
40<p> 40<p>
41Boot from the first Gentoo CD. Press &lt;F1&gt; and/or &lt;F2&gt; to 41Boot from the Universal CD. Press &lt;F1&gt; and/or &lt;F2&gt; to
42see what boot options are available. Press &lt;ENTER&gt; at the bootscreen to 42see what boot options are available. Press &lt;ENTER&gt; at the bootscreen to
43continue with the default kernel. You'll eventually receive a prompt. 43continue with the default kernel. You'll eventually receive a prompt.
44</p> 44</p>
45 45
46<pre caption="Beginning settings"> 46<pre caption="Beginning settings">
47# <i>date</i> (Make sure your time and date is correct. If wrong, set it with <i>date MMDDhhmmCCYY</i> ) 47# <i>date</i> (Make sure your time and date is correct. If wrong, set it with <i>date MMDDhhmmCCYY</i> )
48# <i>modprobe module_name</i> (Optional - Load any necessary modules) 48# <i>modprobe module_name</i> (Optional - Load any necessary modules)
49# <i>net-setup eth0</i> (Configure the network) 49# <i>net-setup eth0</i> (Configure the network)
50# <i>fdisk /dev/hda</i> (Partition your drive) 50# <i>fdisk /dev/hda</i> (Partition your drive)
51</pre> 51</pre>
52 52
53<p> 53<p>
54The recommended setup is a 64 meg boot volume with ext2, a swap partition 54The recommended setup is a 64 meg boot volume with ext2, a swap partition
55twice the size of your available RAM, and the rest for your root partition 55twice the size of your available RAM, and the rest for your root partition
56using ReiserFS. 56using ReiserFS.
222 root=/dev/ram0 222 root=/dev/ram0
223 initrd=/boot/initrd-<comment>&lt;kernel version&gt;</comment> 223 initrd=/boot/initrd-<comment>&lt;kernel version&gt;</comment>
224 <comment># non-genkernel users:</comment> 224 <comment># non-genkernel users:</comment>
225 root=/dev/hda3 225 root=/dev/hda3
226 226
227# <i>/sbin/lilo</i> 227# <i>/sbin/lilo</i>
228</pre> 228</pre>
229 229
230<p> 230<p>
231Now unmount all partitions and reboot into your new system: 231Now unmount all partitions and reboot into your new system:
232</p> 232</p>
233 233
234<pre caption="Finishing off and installing GUI"> 234<pre caption="Finishing off and installing GUI">
235(Exiting the chroot) # <i>exit; cd /</i> 235(Exiting the chroot) # <i>exit; cd /</i>
236(Unmounting partitions) # <i>umount /mnt/gentoo/boot /mnt/gentoo/proc /mnt/gentoo</i> 236(Unmounting partitions) # <i>umount /mnt/gentoo/boot /mnt/gentoo/proc /mnt/gentoo</i>
237(Reboot; Remove the install CD from the tray) # <i>reboot</i> 237(Reboot; Remove the universal CD from the tray) # <i>reboot</i>
238(After booting:) 238(After booting:)
239(ADSL-users only) # <i>adsl-setup</i> 239(ADSL-users only) # <i>adsl-setup</i>
240(GRP-users only) 240(GRP-users only)
241( (1) Mount CD2) # <i>mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom</i> 241 (1) Mount Package CD # <i>mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom</i>
242( (2) Copy over packages) # <i>cp -a /mnt/cdrom/packages/* /usr/portage/packages/</i> 242 (2) Copy over packages # <i>mkdir /usr/portage/packages</i>
243 # <i>cp -a /mnt/cdrom/* /usr/portage/packages/</i>
243( (3) Install extra software) # <i>USE="bindist" emerge -k xfree gnome kde mozilla openoffice-bin</i> 244 (3) Install extra software # <i>USE="bindist" emerge -k xfree gnome kde mozilla openoffice-bin</i>
244( (4) Configure your Xserver) # <i>/usr/X11R6/bin/xf86config</i> 245 (4) Configure your Xserver # <i>/usr/X11R6/bin/xf86config</i>
245</pre> 246</pre>
246 247
247<p> 248<p>
248You can get more information from the <uri 249You can get more information from the <uri
249link="http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/index.xml">Gentoo 250link="http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/index.xml">Gentoo
250Documentation</uri>. 251Documentation</uri>.
251</p> 252</p>
252</body> 253</body>
253</section> 254</section>
254</chapter> 255</chapter>
255</guide> 256</guide>
256 257

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