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2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-x86-quickinstall.xml,v 1.8 2004/02/23 10:11:07 swift Exp $ -->
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4<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
5
2<guide link="/doc/en/quickinstall.xml"> 6<guide link="/doc/en/quickinstall.xml">
3<title>Gentoo Linux Install Reference</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux Install Reference</title>
4<author title="Author">Steven Wagner</author> 8<author title="Author">Steven Wagner</author>
5<author title="Editor"> 9<author title="Editor">
6 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 10 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
7</author> 11</author>
8 12
9<abstract> 13<abstract>
10The 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
11non-verbose manner. Users should already have prior experience with 15non-verbose manner. Users should already have prior experience with
12installing gentoo linux if they want to follow this guide. 16installing Gentoo Linux if they want to follow this guide.
13</abstract> 17</abstract>
14 18
15<license/> 19<license/>
16 20
17<version>1.1</version> 21<version>1.2</version>
18<date>November 1, 2003</date> 22<date>December 1, 2003</date>
19 23
20<chapter> 24<chapter>
21<title>Quick Install Reference</title> 25<title>Quick Install Reference</title>
26<section>
22<body> 27<body>
23 28
24<p> 29<p>
25The installation ISOs are on the <uri link= 30The installation ISOs are on the <uri link=
26"http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/mirrors.xml">Gentoo Mirrors</uri>. Detailed 31"http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/mirrors.xml">Gentoo
27descriptions of the different CDs are available in the <uri 32Mirrors</uri>. Detailed descriptions of the different CDs are
28link="http://store.gentoo.org">Gentoo Store</uri>. CD 1 contains 33available in the <uri link="http://store.gentoo.org">Gentoo
29everything you need to install Gentoo Linux quickly and without a 34Store</uri>. CD 1 contains everything you need to install Gentoo Linux
30connection to the Internet. CD2 is optional and contains pre-compiled packages 35quickly and without a connection to the Internet. CD 2 is optional and
31such as KDE, GNOME, OpenOffice, Mozilla, Evolution and more. 36contains pre-compiled packages such as KDE, GNOME, OpenOffice,
37Mozilla, Evolution and more.
32</p> 38</p>
33 39
34<p> 40<p>
35Boot from the first Gentoo CD. Press &lt;F1&gt; and/or &lt;F2&gt; to 41Boot from the first Gentoo CD. Press &lt;F1&gt; and/or &lt;F2&gt; to
36see 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
43# <i>net-setup eth0</i> (Configure the network) 49# <i>net-setup eth0</i> (Configure the network)
44# <i>fdisk /dev/hda</i> (Partition your drive) 50# <i>fdisk /dev/hda</i> (Partition your drive)
45</pre> 51</pre>
46 52
47<p> 53<p>
48The recommended setup is a 64 meg boot volume with ext3, a swap partition 54The recommended setup is a 64 meg boot volume with ext2, a swap partition
49twice 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
50using ReiserFS. 56using ReiserFS.
51</p> 57</p>
52 58
53<p> 59<p>
120<p> 126<p>
121Continue by installing the Linux kernel: 127Continue by installing the Linux kernel:
122</p> 128</p>
123 129
124<pre caption="Installing the Kernel"> 130<pre caption="Installing the Kernel">
125(Install the kernel sources) # <i>emerge -k sys-kernel/gentoo-sources</i> 131(Install the kernel sources) # <i>emerge -k gentoo-sources</i>
126(Configure your kernel using genkernel...) # <i>emerge -k genkernel; genkernel</i> 132(Configure your kernel using genkernel...) # <i>emerge -k genkernel; genkernel</i>
127(<comment>or</comment> (1) manually build your kernel) # <i>cd /usr/src/linux; make menuconfig;</i> 133(<comment>or</comment> (1) manually build your kernel) # <i>cd /usr/src/linux; make menuconfig;</i>
128( (2) Include VM fs, /proc fs, /dev fs, /dev fs auto mount at boot) 134( (2) Include VM fs, /proc fs, /dev fs, /dev fs auto mount at boot)
129( (3) Compile your kernel) # <i>make dep &amp;&amp; make clean bzImage modules modules_install</i> 135( (3) Compile your kernel) # <i>make dep &amp;&amp; make clean bzImage modules modules_install</i>
130( (4) Copy over the kernel) # <i>cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot; cp System.map /boot</i> 136( (4) Copy over the kernel) # <i>cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot; cp System.map /boot</i>
133<p> 139<p>
134Now install other tools you might want: 140Now install other tools you might want:
135</p> 141</p>
136 142
137<pre caption = "Install important system tools"> 143<pre caption = "Install important system tools">
138(Install system logger; choice: sysklogd, metalog, msyslog, syslog-ng) # <i>emerge -k app-admin/syslog-ng </i> 144(Install system logger; choice: sysklogd, metalog, msyslog, syslog-ng) # <i>emerge -k syslog-ng </i>
139(Have the systemlogger automatically started at boot) # <i>rc-update add syslog-ng default</i> 145(Have the systemlogger automatically started at boot) # <i>rc-update add syslog-ng default</i>
140(Install cron daemon; choice: vcron, dcron, fcron) # <i>emerge -k sys-apps/vcron</i> 146(Install cron daemon; choice: vcron, dcron, fcron) # <i>emerge -k vcron</i>
141(Have the cron daemon automatically started at boot) # <i>rc-update add vcron default</i> 147(Have the cron daemon automatically started at boot) # <i>rc-update add vcron default</i>
142(genkernel users only: install hotplug) # <i>emerge -k hotplug</i> 148(genkernel users only: install hotplug) # <i>emerge -k hotplug</i>
143(genkernel users only: have hotplug automatically started at boot) # <i>rc-update add hotplug default</i> 149(genkernel users only: have hotplug automatically started at boot) # <i>rc-update add hotplug default</i>
144(Non-ext2,ext3 users only; choice: reiserfsprogs, xfsprogs, jfsutils) # <i>emerge -k reiserfsprogs</i> 150(Non-ext2,ext3 users only; choice: reiserfsprogs, xfsprogs, jfsutils) # <i>emerge -k reiserfsprogs</i>
145</pre> 151</pre>
223( (3) Install extra software) # <i>emerge -k xfree gnome kde mozilla openoffice-bin</i> 229( (3) Install extra software) # <i>emerge -k xfree gnome kde mozilla openoffice-bin</i>
224( (4) Configure your Xserver) # <i>/usr/X11R6/bin/xf86config</i> 230( (4) Configure your Xserver) # <i>/usr/X11R6/bin/xf86config</i>
225</pre> 231</pre>
226 232
227<p> 233<p>
228You can get more information from the <uri link="http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/index.xml">Gentoo Documentation</uri>. 234You can get more information from the <uri
235link="http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/index.xml">Gentoo
236Documentation</uri>.
229</p> 237</p>
238</body>
239</section>
230</body></chapter> 240</chapter>
231
232</guide> 241</guide>
233 242

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