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2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml,v 1.55 2006/06/29 12:26:23 rane Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml,v 1.56 2006/06/29 13:27:47 rane Exp $ -->
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" lang="en"> 6<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml" lang="en">
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="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail> 10 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
11</author> 11</author>
12<author title="Author"> 12<author title="Author">
13 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 13 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
14</author> 14</author>
15<author title="Author">Steven Wagner</author> 15<author title="Author">Steven Wagner</author>
16 16
17<abstract> 17<abstract>
18The Quick install guide covers the Gentoo install process in a non-verbose 18The Quick install guide covers the Gentoo install process in a non-verbose
19manner. Its purpose is to allow users to perform a stage3 install in no time. 19manner. Its purpose is to allow users to perform a stage3 install in no time.
20Users should already have prior experience with installing Gentoo Linux if they 20Users should already have prior experience with installing Gentoo Linux if they
21want to follow this guide. 21want to follow this guide.
22</abstract> 22</abstract>
23 23
24<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 24<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
25<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 25<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
26<license/> 26<license/>
27 27
28<version>3</version> 28<version>4</version>
29<date>2006-05-15</date> 29<date>2006-06-29</date>
30 30
31<chapter> 31<chapter>
32<title>Introduction</title> 32<title>Introduction</title>
33<section> 33<section>
34<body> 34<body>
35 35
36<p> 36<p>
37This guide contains all commands you should use to complete a stage3 37This guide contains all commands you should use to complete a stage3
38installation of Gentoo. You need a connection to the Internet to download the 38installation of Gentoo. You need a connection to the Internet to download the
39stage3 and Portage snapshots. 39stage3 and Portage snapshots.
40</p> 40</p>
41 41
42<p> 42<p>
43Timing output follows all commands that take more than a couple of seconds to 43Timing output follows all commands that take more than a couple of seconds to
44finish. Commands were timed on an AMD 2000 1.66 Ghz PC with 512 Mb of RAM and 44finish. Commands were timed on an AMD 2000 1.66 Ghz PC with 512 Mb of RAM and
727Start by selecting nearby mirrors either by defining the <c>RSYNC</c> and 727Start by selecting nearby mirrors either by defining the <c>RSYNC</c> and
728<c>GENTOO_MIRRORS</c> variables in <path>/etc/make.conf</path> or by using 728<c>GENTOO_MIRRORS</c> variables in <path>/etc/make.conf</path> or by using
729<c>mirrorselect</c>. You can also define the number of concurrent compilation 729<c>mirrorselect</c>. You can also define the number of concurrent compilation
730processes at this point. 730processes at this point.
731</p> 731</p>
732 732
733<pre caption="Use mirrorselect and set MAKEOPTS"> 733<pre caption="Use mirrorselect and set MAKEOPTS">
734mybox ~ # <i>emerge mirrorselect</i> 734mybox ~ # <i>emerge mirrorselect</i>
735mybox ~ # <i>mirrorselect -i -o >> /etc/make.conf</i> 735mybox ~ # <i>mirrorselect -i -o >> /etc/make.conf</i>
736mybox ~ # <i>mirrorselect -i -r -o >> /etc/make.conf</i> 736mybox ~ # <i>mirrorselect -i -r -o >> /etc/make.conf</i>
737<comment>(Usually, (the number of processors + 1) is a good value)</comment> 737<comment>(Usually, (the number of processors + 1) is a good value)</comment>
738mybox ~ # <i>echo 'MAKEOPTS="-j2"' >> /etc/make.conf</i> 738mybox ~ # <i>echo 'MAKEOPTS="-j2"' >> /etc/make.conf</i>
739</pre> 739</pre>
740 740
741<p> 741<p>
742Now is a good time to enable or disable some USE flags. Run <c>emerge -vpe</c> 742Now is a good time to enable or disable some USE flags. Run <c>emerge -vpe
743to list all currently installed packages and their enabled and disabled USE 743world</c> to list all currently installed packages and their enabled and
744flags. Either edit <path>/etc/make.conf</path> or use the following command to 744disabled USE flags. Either edit <path>/etc/make.conf</path> or use the
745define the USE variable: 745following command to define the USE variable:
746</p> 746</p>
747 747
748<pre caption="View USE flags in use and enable or disable some"> 748<pre caption="View USE flags in use and enable or disable some">
749mybox ~ # <i>emerge -vpe world</i> 749mybox ~ # <i>emerge -vpe world</i>
750<comment>(Portage displays the packages and their USE flags, as an example, let's 750<comment>(Portage displays the packages and their USE flags, as an example, let's
751disable ipv6 and fortran, and enable userlocales and unicode)</comment> 751disable ipv6 and fortran, and enable userlocales and unicode)</comment>
752mybox ~ # <i>echo 'USE="nptl nptlonly -ipv6 -fortran userlocales unicode"' >> /etc/make.conf</i> 752mybox ~ # <i>echo 'USE="nptl nptlonly -ipv6 -fortran userlocales unicode"' >> /etc/make.conf</i>
753</pre> 753</pre>
754 754
755<p> 755<p>
756If you enabled the <c>userlocales</c> USE flag for versions of glibc that still 756If you enabled the <c>userlocales</c> USE flag for versions of glibc that still
757support it, you should edit <path>/etc/locales.build</path> and define the 757support it, you should edit <path>/etc/locales.build</path> and define the
758locales you want to build. 758locales you want to build.
759</p> 759</p>
760 760

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