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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 x86 Quick Install Guide</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux x86 Quick Install Guide</title>
8 8
9<author title="Author"> 9<author title="Author">
10 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 10 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
11</author> 11</author>
12<author title="Author">Steven Wagner</author> 12<author title="Author">Steven Wagner</author>
13 13
14<abstract> 14<abstract>
15The Quick install guide covers the Gentoo install process in a 15The Quick install guide covers the Gentoo install process in a
16non-verbose manner. Users should already have prior experience with 16non-verbose manner. Users should already have prior experience with
17installing Gentoo Linux if they want to follow this guide. 17installing Gentoo Linux if they want to follow this guide.
18</abstract> 18</abstract>
19 19
20<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 20<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
21<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 21<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
22<license/> 22<license/>
23 23
24<version>2.7</version> 24<version>2.8</version>
25<date>2005-08-20</date> 25<date>2005-10-14</date>
26 26
27<chapter> 27<chapter>
28<title>Quick Install Guide</title> 28<title>Quick Install Guide</title>
29<section> 29<section>
30<title>Installation Media</title> 30<title>Installation Media</title>
31<body> 31<body>
32 32
33<p> 33<p>
34Download a CD from one of our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. 34Download a CD from one of our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>.
35You can find the ISOs in 35You can find the ISOs in
36<path>releases/&lt;architecture&gt;/&lt;release&gt;/installcd</path>. The 36<path>releases/&lt;architecture&gt;/&lt;release&gt;/installcd</path>. The
37<e>minimal</e> installation CD is only useful for Internet-based installations; 37<e>minimal</e> installation CD is only useful for Internet-based installations;
38with the <e>universal</e> installation CD you can perform a networkless 38with the <e>universal</e> installation CD you can perform a networkless
39installation as well. 39installation as well.
40</p> 40</p>
148# <i>mount -t proc none /mnt/gentoo/proc</i> 148# <i>mount -t proc none /mnt/gentoo/proc</i>
149# <i>cp /etc/resolv.conf /mnt/gentoo/etc/</i> 149# <i>cp /etc/resolv.conf /mnt/gentoo/etc/</i>
150# <i>chroot /mnt/gentoo /bin/bash</i> 150# <i>chroot /mnt/gentoo /bin/bash</i>
151# <i>env-update</i> &amp;&amp; <i>source /etc/profile</i> 151# <i>env-update</i> &amp;&amp; <i>source /etc/profile</i>
152</pre> 152</pre>
153 153
154<p> 154<p>
155If you are not running a networkless installation, issue <c>emerge --sync</c> to 155If you are not running a networkless installation, issue <c>emerge --sync</c> to
156update your Portage tree. 156update your Portage tree.
157</p> 157</p>
158 158
159<p> 159<p>
160Next, make sure <path>/etc/make.profile</path> points to the right profile. The 160Next, make sure <path>/etc/make.profile</path> points to the right profile. The
161default one should suffice for most users; sub profiles are available for 161default one should suffice for most users; sub profiles are available for
162different kernels (like <path>2.4/</path> for 2.4-kernel based profiles). Change 162different kernels (like <path>2.4/</path> for 2.4-kernel based profiles). Change
163the profile using <c>ln -sf</c>. 163the profile using <c>ln -sfn</c>.
164</p> 164</p>
165 165
166<ul> 166<ul>
167 <li> 167 <li>
168 Bootstrapping (not available for networkless installations) happens using 168 Bootstrapping (not available for networkless installations) happens using
169 <c>scripts/bootstrap.sh</c> in the <path>/usr/portage</path> directory. 169 <c>scripts/bootstrap.sh</c> in the <path>/usr/portage</path> directory.
170 </li> 170 </li>
171 <li> 171 <li>
172 System installation (not available for networkless installations) happens 172 System installation (not available for networkless installations) happens
173 using <c>emerge&nbsp;-e&nbsp;system</c> (or <c>-N</c> if you haven't 173 using <c>emerge&nbsp;-e&nbsp;system</c> (or <c>-N</c> if you haven't
174 altered the default CFLAGS/CXXFLAGS). 174 altered the default CFLAGS/CXXFLAGS).
175 </li> 175 </li>
176</ul> 176</ul>
177 177
178</body> 178</body>
179</section> 179</section>
180<section> 180<section>
181<title>Kernel Configuration</title> 181<title>Kernel Configuration</title>
182<body> 182<body>
183 183
184<p> 184<p>
185Set your time zone information by changing the <path>/etc/localtime</path> 185Set your time zone information by changing the <path>/etc/localtime</path>
186symbolic link to the correct location in <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path> using 186symbolic link to the correct location in <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path> using
187<c>ln -sf</c>. 187<c>ln -sf</c>.
188</p> 188</p>
189 189
190<p> 190<p>
191Install a kernel source (<c>gentoo-sources</c> and <c>vanilla-sources</c> are 191Install a kernel source (<c>gentoo-sources</c> and <c>vanilla-sources</c> are
192available for networkless installations) and configure it using <c>make 192available for networkless installations) and configure it using <c>make
193menuconfig</c> followed by <c>make&nbsp;&amp;&amp;make&nbsp;modules_install</c> 193menuconfig</c> followed by
194<c>make&nbsp;&amp;&amp;&nbsp;make&nbsp;modules_install</c> inside
194inside <path>/usr/src/linux</path>. Copy the <path>arch/i386/boot/bzImage</path> 195<path>/usr/src/linux</path>. Copy the <path>arch/i386/boot/bzImage</path> file
195file over to <path>/boot</path>. You can also <c>emerge&nbsp;genkernel</c> and 196over to <path>/boot</path>. You can also <c>emerge&nbsp;genkernel</c> and use
196use <c>genkernel&nbsp;all</c>. 197<c>genkernel&nbsp;all</c>.
197</p> 198</p>
198 199
199<p> 200<p>
200Genkernel users will need to <c>emerge&nbsp;coldplug</c> and 201Genkernel users will need to <c>emerge&nbsp;coldplug</c> and
201<c>rc-update&nbsp;add&nbsp;coldplug&nbsp;default</c>. 202<c>rc-update&nbsp;add&nbsp;coldplug&nbsp;default</c>.
202</p> 203</p>
203 204
204</body> 205</body>
205</section> 206</section>
206<section> 207<section>
207<title>Configuring the System</title> 208<title>Configuring the System</title>
208<body> 209<body>
209 210
210<p> 211<p>
211Edit your <path>/etc/fstab</path>; an example follows: 212Edit your <path>/etc/fstab</path>; an example follows:
361</p> 362</p>
362 363
363<p> 364<p>
364If you performed a networkless installation, mount the packages CD at 365If you performed a networkless installation, mount the packages CD at
365<path>/mnt/cdrom</path> and <c>export&nbsp;PKGDIR="/mnt/cdrom"</c> after which 366<path>/mnt/cdrom</path> and <c>export&nbsp;PKGDIR="/mnt/cdrom"</c> after which
366you can <c>emerge&nbsp;-k&nbsp;&lt;package&gt;</c> to install additional 367you can <c>emerge&nbsp;-k&nbsp;&lt;package&gt;</c> to install additional
367software like <c>kde</c>. 368software like <c>kde</c>.
368</p> 369</p>
369 370
370<p> 371<p>
371Thanks for installing Gentoo! 372Thanks for installing Gentoo!
372</p> 373</p>
373 374
374</body> 375</body>
375</section> 376</section>
376</chapter> 377</chapter>
377</guide> 378</guide>

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