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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" 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>
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>7</version> 28<version>8</version>
29<date>2006-09-04</date> 29<date>2006-09-16</date>
30 30
31<chapter> 31<chapter>
32<title>Introduction</title> 32<title>Introduction</title>
33<section> 33<section>
34<body> 34<body>
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
45two SATA disks connected to a hardware controller. 45two SATA disks connected to a hardware controller.
46</p> 46</p>
47 47
48<pre caption="Test box specs"> 48<pre caption="Test box specs">
49<comment>(The following specs and the timing information should help you determine 49<comment>(The following specs and the timing information should help you determine
99framebuffer. If you booted the LiveCD, don't forget to add the <c>nox</c> 99framebuffer. If you booted the LiveCD, don't forget to add the <c>nox</c>
100option to prevent the X graphical environment from starting. Several options 100option to prevent the X graphical environment from starting. Several options
101allow to enable or disable some features. If all goes well, your hardware will 101allow to enable or disable some features. If all goes well, your hardware will
102be detected and all modules will be loaded. If the kernel fails to boot 102be detected and all modules will be loaded. If the kernel fails to boot
103properly or if your computer hangs during the boot procedure, you may have to 103properly or if your computer hangs during the boot procedure, you may have to
104experience with different configurations. The safest way is probably to use the 104experiment with different configurations. The safest way is probably to use the
105<c>nodetect</c> option and then load required modules explicitly. 105<c>nodetect</c> option and then load required modules explicitly.
106</p> 106</p>
107 107
108<pre caption="Boot the minimal CD"> 108<pre caption="Boot the minimal CD">
109Gentoo Linux Installation LiveCD http://www.gentoo.org 109Gentoo Linux Installation LiveCD http://www.gentoo.org
438<c>vanilla-sources</c>), configure it, compile it and copy the 438<c>vanilla-sources</c>), configure it, compile it and copy the
439<path>arch/i386/boot/bzImage</path> file to <path>/boot</path>. 439<path>arch/i386/boot/bzImage</path> file to <path>/boot</path>.
440</p> 440</p>
441 441
442<pre caption="Install a kernel source, compile it and install the kernel"> 442<pre caption="Install a kernel source, compile it and install the kernel">
443livecd / # <i>time emerge gentoo-sources</i> 443livecd etc # <i>time emerge gentoo-sources</i>
444 444
445real 2m51.435s 445real 2m51.435s
446user 0m58.220s 446user 0m58.220s
447sys 0m29.890s 447sys 0m29.890s
448livecd / # <i>cd /usr/src/linux</i> 448livecd etc # <i>cd /usr/src/linux</i>
449livecd linux # <i>make menuconfig</i> 449livecd linux # <i>make menuconfig</i>
450<comment>(Configure your kernel)</comment> 450<comment>(Configure your kernel)</comment>
451livecd linux # <i>time make -j2</i> 451livecd linux # <i>time make -j2</i>
452 452
453<comment>(Elapsed time depends highly on the options you selected)</comment> 453<comment>(Elapsed time depends highly on the options you selected)</comment>

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