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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/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml"> 6<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-x86-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>1.19</version> 21<version>1.21</version>
22<date>November 20, 2004</date> 22<date>2004-12-26</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>. A universal CD 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. A Package CD 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.
109Next we set up the necessary information: 109Next we set up the necessary information:
110</p> 110</p>
111 111
112<pre caption = "Setting up Configuration Files"> 112<pre caption = "Setting up Configuration Files">
113(Set timezone information) # <i>ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/<comment>&lt;path to time zone file&gt;</comment> /etc/localtime</i> 113(Set timezone information) # <i>ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/<comment>&lt;path to time zone file&gt;</comment> /etc/localtime</i>
114(Edit fstab file) # <i>nano -w /etc/fstab</i> 114(Edit fstab file) # <i>nano -w /etc/fstab</i>
115</pre> 115</pre>
116 116
117<p> 117<p>
118Use the following as a <e>template</e> (don't copy verbatim) for 118Use the following as a <e>template</e> (don't copy verbatim) for
119<path>/etc/fstab</path>: 119<path>/etc/fstab</path>:
120</p> 120</p>
121 121
122<pre caption="/etc/fstab"> 122<pre caption="/etc/fstab">
123# &lt;fs&gt; &lt;mountpoint&gt; &lt;type&gt; &lt;opts&gt; &lt;dump/pass&gt; 123# &lt;fs&gt; &lt;mountpoint&gt; &lt;type&gt; &lt;opts&gt; &lt;dump/pass&gt;
124/dev/hdax /boot ext2 noauto,noatime 1 2 124/dev/hdax /boot ext2 defaults,noatime 1 2
125/dev/hdax none swap sw 0 0 125/dev/hdax none swap sw 0 0
126/dev/hdax / reiserfs noatime 0 1 126/dev/hdax / reiserfs noatime 0 1
127/dev/cdroms/cdrom0 /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,user 0 0 127/dev/cdroms/cdrom0 /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,user 0 0
128none /proc proc defaults 0 0 128none /proc proc defaults 0 0
129none /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0 129none /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0
130</pre> 130</pre>
131 131
132<p> 132<p>
133Continue by installing the Linux kernel: 133Continue by installing the Linux kernel:
134</p> 134</p>
135 135
136<pre caption="Installing the Kernel"> 136<pre caption="Installing the Kernel">
137(Install the kernel sources) # <i>emerge <comment>&lt;kernel-package-here&gt;</comment></i> 137(Install the kernel sources) # <i>emerge <comment>&lt;kernel-package-here&gt;</comment></i>
138(Configure your kernel using genkernel...) 138(Configure your kernel using genkernel...)
139 # <i>emerge genkernel; genkernel --menuconfig all</i> 139 # <i>emerge genkernel; genkernel --menuconfig all</i>
162(genkernel users only: install hotplug) # <i>emerge hotplug</i> 162(genkernel users only: install hotplug) # <i>emerge hotplug</i>
163(genkernel users only: have hotplug automatically started at boot) 163(genkernel users only: have hotplug automatically started at boot)
164 # <i>rc-update add hotplug default</i> 164 # <i>rc-update add hotplug default</i>
165(Non-ext2,ext3 users only; choice: reiserfsprogs, xfsprogs, jfsutils) 165(Non-ext2,ext3 users only; choice: reiserfsprogs, xfsprogs, jfsutils)
166 # <i>emerge reiserfsprogs</i> 166 # <i>emerge reiserfsprogs</i>
167(Optional: install DHCP client) # <i>emerge dhcpcd</i> 167(Optional: install DHCP client) # <i>emerge dhcpcd</i>
168(Domain name init script) # <i>rc-update add domainname default</i> 168(Domain name init script) # <i>rc-update add domainname default</i>
169</pre> 169</pre>
170 170
171<p> 171<p>
172If you need specialised kernel ebuilds, now is a good time to install them: 172If you need specialised kernel ebuilds, now is a good time to install them:
173</p> 173</p>
174 174
175<pre caption = "Install Specialised Kernel Ebuilds"> 175<pre caption = "Install Specialised Kernel Ebuilds">
176# <i>emerge pcmcia-cs</i> (or <i>nforce-net</i>, <i>nforce-audio</i>, <i>e100</i>, <i>e1000</i>, <i>ati-drivers</i>, <i>rp-pppoe</i>) 176# <i>emerge pcmcia-cs</i> (or <i>nforce-net</i>, <i>nforce-audio</i>, <i>e100</i>, <i>e1000</i>, <i>ati-drivers</i>, <i>rp-pppoe</i>)
177# <i>VIDEO_CARDS="yourcard" emerge xfree-drm</i> (for ATI Radeon up to 9200, Rage128, 177# <i>VIDEO_CARDS="yourcard" emerge x11-drm</i> (for ATI Radeon up to 9200, Rage128,
178 Matrox, Voodoo and other cards) 178 Matrox, Voodoo and other cards)
179</pre> 179</pre>
180 180
181<p> 181<p>
182Finalise the settings for your Gentoo system: 182Finalise the settings for your Gentoo system:
183</p> 183</p>
184 184
185<pre caption = "Finalise the Configuration Settings"> 185<pre caption = "Finalise the Configuration Settings">
186(Set root password) # <i>passwd</i> 186(Set root password) # <i>passwd</i>
187(Create a user) # <i>useradd your_user -m -G users,wheel,audio -s /bin/bash</i> 187(Create a user) # <i>useradd your_user -m -G users,wheel,audio -s /bin/bash</i>
188(Set password for that user) # <i>passwd your_user</i> 188(Set password for that user) # <i>passwd your_user</i>
189(Set the system hostname) # <i>echo mymachine &gt; /etc/hostname</i> 189(Set the system hostname) # <i>echo mymachine &gt; /etc/hostname</i>
190(Set the system domainname) # <i>echo mydomain.com &gt; /etc/dnsdomainname</i> 190(Set the system domainname) # <i>echo mydomain.com &gt; /etc/dnsdomainname</i>
191(Set the hostsfile, ex:"127.0.0.1 localhost mymachine") 191(Set the hostsfile, ex:"127.0.0.1 localhost mymachine")
192 # <i>nano -w /etc/hosts</i> 192 # <i>nano -w /etc/hosts</i>

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