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5    
6     <book link="/doc/en/handbook/2006.1/handbook-ppc.xml">
7     <title>Gentoo Linux 2006.1 PPC Handbook</title>
8    
9     <author title="Author">
10     <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
11     </author>
12     <author title="Author">
13     <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
14     </author>
15     <author title="Author">
16     <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
17     </author>
18     <author title="Author">
19     <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
20     </author>
21     <author title="Author">
22     <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
23     </author>
24     <author title="Author">
25     <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
26     </author>
27     <author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
28     <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
29     </author>
30     <author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
31     <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
32     </author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
33     <author title="Gentoo Developer">
34     Aron Griffis
35     </author>
36     -->
37     <author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
38     <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
39     </author>
40     <author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
41     <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
42     </author>
43     <author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
44     <mail link="pvdabeel@gentoo.org">Pieter Van den Abeele</mail>
45     </author>
46     <author title="Gentoo SPARC developer">
47     <mail link="blademan@gentoo.org">Joe Kallar</mail>
48     </author>
49     <author title="Editor">
50     <mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail>
51     </author>
52     <author title="Editor">Pierre-Henri Jondot</author>
53     <author title="Editor">
54     <mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail>
55     </author>
56     <author title="Editor">
57     <mail link="rajiv@gentoo.org">Rajiv Manglani</mail>
58     </author>
59     <author title="Editor">
60     <mail link="seo@gentoo.org">Jungmin Seo</mail>
61     </author>
62     <author title="Editor">
63     <mail link="zhware@gentoo.org">Stoyan Zhekov</mail>
64     </author>
65     <author title="Editor">
66     <mail link="jhhudso@gentoo.org">Jared Hudson</mail>
67     </author>
68     <author title="Editor">
69     <mail link="peitolm@gentoo.org">Colin Morey</mail>
70     </author>
71     <author title="Editor">
72     <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail>
73     </author>
74     <author title="Editor">
75     <mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail>
76     </author>
77     <author title="Editor">
78     <mail link="avenj@gentoo.org">Jon Portnoy</mail>
79     </author>
80     <author title="Editor">
81     <mail link="klasikahl@gentoo.org">Zack Gilburd</mail>
82     </author>
83     <author title="Editor">
84     <mail link="jmorgan@gentoo.org">Jack Morgan</mail>
85     </author>
86     <author title="Editor">
87     <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail>
88     </author>
89     <author title="Editor">
90     <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
91     </author>
92     <author title="Editor">
93     <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
94     </author>
95     <author title="Editor">
96     <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
97     </author>
98     <author title="Editor">
99     <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
100     </author>
101     <author title="Editor">
102     <mail link="sejo@gentoo.org">Jochen Maes </mail>
103     </author>
104     <author title="Editor">
105     <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
106     </author>
107     <author title="Editor">
108     <mail link="josejx@gentoo.org">Joseph Jezak</mail>
109     </author>
110     <author title="Reviewer">
111     <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
112     </author>
113     <author title="Reviewer">
114     <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
115     </author>
116     <author title="Reviewer">
117     <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
118     </author>
119    
120     <abstract>
121     This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux information.
122     This handbook contains the installation instructions for a networkless
123     installation on PPC systems and parts about working with Gentoo and Portage.
124     </abstract>
125    
126     <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
127     <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
128     <license/>
129    
130     <version>7.1</version>
131     <date>2006-08-30</date>
132    
133     <part>
134     <title>Installing Gentoo</title>
135     <abstract>
136     In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
137     </abstract>
138    
139     <chapter>
140     <title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
141     <abstract>
142     Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what
143     Gentoo is all about.
144     </abstract>
145     <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
146     </chapter>
147    
148     <chapter>
149     <title>Booting the Universal Installation CD</title>
150     <abstract>
151     Using our Universal Installation CD you can boot up your system into a running
152     environment that allows you to install Gentoo.
153     </abstract>
154     <include href="hb-install-ppc-medium.xml"/>
155     </chapter>
156    
157     <chapter>
158     <title>Configuring your Network</title>
159     <abstract>
160     If you need networking, this is the place where the network (and Internet
161     connection) is configured.
162     </abstract>
163     <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
164     </chapter>
165    
166     <chapter>
167     <title>Preparing the Disks</title>
168     <abstract>
169     To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
170     This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
171     </abstract>
172     <include href="hb-install-ppc-disk.xml"/>
173     </chapter>
174    
175     <chapter>
176     <title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
177     <abstract>
178     In this chapter we describe how you extract a stage3 file and how to configure
179     Portage.
180     </abstract>
181     <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
182     </chapter>
183    
184     <chapter>
185     <title>Chrooting into the Gentoo Base System</title>
186     <abstract>
187     Now that the stage3 file is extracted, we chroot into the new system and modify
188     the USE variable.
189     </abstract>
190     <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
191     </chapter>
192    
193     <chapter>
194     <title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
195     <abstract>
196     The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
197     explains how to configure your kernel.
198     </abstract>
199     <include href="hb-install-ppc-kernel.xml"/>
200     </chapter>
201    
202     <chapter>
203     <title>Configuring your System</title>
204     <abstract>
205     You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
206     you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
207     proceed.
208     </abstract>
209     <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
210     </chapter>
211    
212     <chapter>
213     <title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
214     <abstract>
215     As mentioned before, Gentoo is about customization. In this chapter we help you
216     choose and install some important tools.
217     </abstract>
218     <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
219     </chapter>
220    
221     <chapter>
222     <title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
223     <abstract>
224     Several bootloaders exist. Each one of them has its own way of
225     configuration. In this chapter we'll describe all possibilities for you
226     and step you through the process of configuring a bootloader to your
227     needs.
228     </abstract>
229     <include href="hb-install-ppc-bootloader.xml"/>
230     </chapter>
231    
232     <chapter>
233     <title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
234     <abstract>
235     You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
236     system and (optionally) install prebuilt packages.
237     </abstract>
238     <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
239     </chapter>
240    
241     <chapter>
242     <title>Where to go from here?</title>
243     <abstract>
244     Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
245     </abstract>
246     <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
247     </chapter>
248     </part>
249    
250     <part>
251     <title>Working with Gentoo</title>
252     <abstract>
253     Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
254     Portage behaviour etc.
255     </abstract>
256    
257     <chapter>
258     <title>A Portage Introduction</title>
259     <abstract>
260     This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
261     maintain the software on his system.
262     </abstract>
263     <include href="../hb-working-portage.xml"/>
264     </chapter>
265    
266     <chapter>
267     <title>USE flags</title>
268     <abstract>
269     USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
270     work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
271     </abstract>
272     <include href="../hb-working-use.xml"/>
273     </chapter>
274    
275     <chapter>
276     <title>Portage Features</title>
277     <abstract>
278     Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
279     ccache and more.
280     </abstract>
281     <include href="../hb-working-features.xml"/>
282     </chapter>
283    
284     <chapter>
285     <title>Initscripts</title>
286     <abstract>
287     Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
288     dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
289     these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
290     </abstract>
291     <include href="../hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
292     </chapter>
293    
294     <chapter>
295     <title>Environment Variables</title>
296     <abstract>
297     With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
298     This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
299     variables.
300     </abstract>
301     <include href="../hb-working-variables.xml"/>
302     </chapter>
303     </part>
304    
305     <part>
306     <title>Working with Portage</title>
307     <abstract>
308     "Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
309     Software Management Tool.
310     </abstract>
311    
312     <chapter>
313     <title>Files and Directories</title>
314     <abstract>
315     Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
316     files and data.
317     </abstract>
318     <include href="../hb-portage-files.xml"/>
319     </chapter>
320    
321     <chapter>
322     <title>Configuring through Variables</title>
323     <abstract>
324     Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
325     configuration file or as environment variable.
326     </abstract>
327     <include href="../hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
328     </chapter>
329    
330     <chapter>
331     <title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
332     <abstract>
333     Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
334     and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
335     branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
336     individually.
337     </abstract>
338     <include href="../hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
339     </chapter>
340    
341     <chapter>
342     <title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
343     <abstract>
344     Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
345     better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
346     </abstract>
347     <include href="../hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
348     </chapter>
349    
350     <chapter>
351     <title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
352     <abstract>
353     "Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
354     your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
355     packages and more.
356     </abstract>
357     <include href="../hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
358     </chapter>
359     </part>
360    
361     <part>
362     <title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
363     <abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
364    
365     <chapter>
366     <title>Getting Started</title>
367     <abstract>
368     A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
369     environments.
370     </abstract>
371     <include href="../hb-net-start.xml"/>
372     </chapter>
373    
374     <chapter>
375     <title>Advanced Configuration</title>
376     <abstract>
377     Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
378     before we learn about modular networking.
379     </abstract>
380     <include href="../hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
381     </chapter>
382    
383     <chapter>
384     <title>Modular Networking</title>
385     <abstract>
386     Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
387     different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
388     </abstract>
389     <include href="../hb-net-modules.xml"/>
390     </chapter>
391    
392     <chapter>
393     <title>Wireless Networking</title>
394     <abstract>
395     Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
396     </abstract>
397     <include href="../hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
398     </chapter>
399    
400     <chapter>
401     <title>Adding Functionality</title>
402     <abstract>
403     If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
404     </abstract>
405     <include href="../hb-net-functions.xml"/>
406     </chapter>
407    
408     <chapter>
409     <title>Network Management</title>
410     <abstract>
411     For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
412     </abstract>
413     <include href="../hb-net-management.xml"/>
414     </chapter>
415     </part>
416    
417     </book>

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