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2     <!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
3    
4 nightmorph 1.13 <!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/2007.0/handbook-ppc.xml,v 1.12 2007/06/06 16:47:21 neysx Exp $ -->
5 nightmorph 1.1
6 nightmorph 1.13 <book link="/doc/en/handbook/2007.0/handbook-ppc.xml" disclaimer="oldbook">
7 neysx 1.12 <title>Gentoo Linux 2007.0 PPC Networkless Handbook</title>
8 nightmorph 1.1
9 nightmorph 1.2 <values>
10     <key id="arch">PPC</key>
11 josejx 1.7 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.19-r5</key>
12     <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.19-gentoo-r5</key>
13     <key id="kernel-gentoo">2.6.19-gentoo-r5</key>
14 nightmorph 1.6 <key id="online-book">2007.0/handbook-ppc.xml</key>
15 nightmorph 1.2 <key id="release-dir">releases/ppc/2007.0/ppc32/</key>
16 nightmorph 1.5 <key id="stage3">stage3-ppc-2007.0.tar.bz2</key>
17     <key id="CFLAGS">-O2 -mcpu=powerpc -mtune=powerpc -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe</key>
18 nightmorph 1.2 </values>
19    
20 nightmorph 1.1 <author title="Author">
21     <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
22     </author>
23     <author title="Author">
24     <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
25     </author>
26     <author title="Author">
27     <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
28     </author>
29     <author title="Author">
30     <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
31     </author>
32     <author title="Author">
33     <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
34     </author>
35     <author title="Author">
36     <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
37     </author>
38     <author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
39     <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
40     </author>
41     <author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
42     <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
43     </author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
44     <author title="Gentoo Developer">
45     Aron Griffis
46     </author>
47     -->
48     <author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
49     <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
50     </author>
51     <author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
52     <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
53     </author>
54     <author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
55     <mail link="pvdabeel@gentoo.org">Pieter Van den Abeele</mail>
56     </author>
57     <author title="Gentoo SPARC developer">
58     <mail link="blademan@gentoo.org">Joe Kallar</mail>
59     </author>
60     <author title="Editor">
61     <mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail>
62     </author>
63     <author title="Editor">Pierre-Henri Jondot</author>
64     <author title="Editor">
65     <mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail>
66     </author>
67     <author title="Editor">
68     <mail link="rajiv@gentoo.org">Rajiv Manglani</mail>
69     </author>
70     <author title="Editor">
71     <mail link="seo@gentoo.org">Jungmin Seo</mail>
72     </author>
73     <author title="Editor">
74     <mail link="zhware@gentoo.org">Stoyan Zhekov</mail>
75     </author>
76     <author title="Editor">
77     <mail link="jhhudso@gentoo.org">Jared Hudson</mail>
78     </author>
79     <author title="Editor">
80     <mail link="peitolm@gentoo.org">Colin Morey</mail>
81     </author>
82     <author title="Editor">
83     <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail>
84     </author>
85     <author title="Editor">
86     <mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail>
87     </author>
88     <author title="Editor">
89     <mail link="avenj@gentoo.org">Jon Portnoy</mail>
90     </author>
91     <author title="Editor">
92     <mail link="klasikahl@gentoo.org">Zack Gilburd</mail>
93     </author>
94     <author title="Editor">
95     <mail link="jmorgan@gentoo.org">Jack Morgan</mail>
96     </author>
97     <author title="Editor">
98     <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail>
99     </author>
100     <author title="Editor">
101     <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
102     </author>
103     <author title="Editor">
104     <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
105     </author>
106     <author title="Editor">
107     <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
108     </author>
109     <author title="Editor">
110     <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
111     </author>
112     <author title="Editor">
113     <mail link="sejo@gentoo.org">Jochen Maes </mail>
114     </author>
115     <author title="Editor">
116     <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
117     </author>
118     <author title="Editor">
119     <mail link="josejx@gentoo.org">Joseph Jezak</mail>
120     </author>
121 nightmorph 1.8 <author title="Editor">
122     <mail link="nightmorph@gentoo.org">Joshua Saddler</mail>
123     </author>
124 nightmorph 1.1 <author title="Reviewer">
125     <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
126     </author>
127     <author title="Reviewer">
128     <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
129     </author>
130     <author title="Reviewer">
131     <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
132     </author>
133    
134     <abstract>
135 neysx 1.12 This is the Gentoo Networkless Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
136     information. This handbook contains the installation instructions for a
137     networkless installation on PPC systems and parts about working with Gentoo and
138     Portage.
139 nightmorph 1.1 </abstract>
140    
141     <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
142     <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
143     <license/>
144    
145 neysx 1.12 <version>8.1</version>
146     <date>2007-06-06</date>
147 nightmorph 1.1
148     <part>
149     <title>Installing Gentoo</title>
150     <abstract>
151     In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
152     </abstract>
153    
154     <chapter>
155     <title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
156     <abstract>
157     Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what
158     Gentoo is all about.
159     </abstract>
160     <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
161     </chapter>
162    
163     <chapter>
164     <title>Booting the Universal Installation CD</title>
165     <abstract>
166     Using our Universal Installation CD you can boot up your system into a running
167     environment that allows you to install Gentoo.
168     </abstract>
169     <include href="hb-install-ppc-medium.xml"/>
170     </chapter>
171    
172     <chapter>
173     <title>Configuring your Network</title>
174     <abstract>
175     If you need networking, this is the place where the network (and Internet
176     connection) is configured.
177     </abstract>
178     <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
179     </chapter>
180    
181     <chapter>
182     <title>Preparing the Disks</title>
183     <abstract>
184     To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
185     This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
186     </abstract>
187     <include href="hb-install-ppc-disk.xml"/>
188     </chapter>
189    
190     <chapter>
191     <title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
192     <abstract>
193     In this chapter we describe how you extract a stage3 file and how to configure
194     Portage.
195     </abstract>
196     <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
197     </chapter>
198    
199     <chapter>
200     <title>Chrooting into the Gentoo Base System</title>
201     <abstract>
202     Now that the stage3 file is extracted, we chroot into the new system and modify
203     the USE variable.
204     </abstract>
205     <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
206     </chapter>
207    
208     <chapter>
209     <title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
210     <abstract>
211     The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
212     explains how to configure your kernel.
213     </abstract>
214     <include href="hb-install-ppc-kernel.xml"/>
215     </chapter>
216    
217     <chapter>
218     <title>Configuring your System</title>
219     <abstract>
220     You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
221     you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
222     proceed.
223     </abstract>
224     <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
225     </chapter>
226    
227     <chapter>
228     <title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
229     <abstract>
230     As mentioned before, Gentoo is about customization. In this chapter we help you
231     choose and install some important tools.
232     </abstract>
233     <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
234     </chapter>
235    
236     <chapter>
237     <title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
238     <abstract>
239     Several bootloaders exist. Each one of them has its own way of
240     configuration. In this chapter we'll describe all possibilities for you
241     and step you through the process of configuring a bootloader to your
242     needs.
243     </abstract>
244     <include href="hb-install-ppc-bootloader.xml"/>
245     </chapter>
246    
247     <chapter>
248     <title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
249     <abstract>
250     You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
251     system and (optionally) install prebuilt packages.
252     </abstract>
253     <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
254     </chapter>
255    
256     <chapter>
257     <title>Where to go from here?</title>
258     <abstract>
259     Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
260     </abstract>
261     <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
262     </chapter>
263     </part>
264    
265     <part>
266     <title>Working with Gentoo</title>
267     <abstract>
268     Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
269     Portage behaviour etc.
270     </abstract>
271    
272     <chapter>
273     <title>A Portage Introduction</title>
274     <abstract>
275     This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
276     maintain the software on his system.
277     </abstract>
278     <include href="../hb-working-portage.xml"/>
279     </chapter>
280    
281     <chapter>
282     <title>USE flags</title>
283     <abstract>
284 nightmorph 1.10 USE flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
285     work with USE flags and understand how USE flags interact with your system.
286 nightmorph 1.1 </abstract>
287     <include href="../hb-working-use.xml"/>
288     </chapter>
289    
290     <chapter>
291     <title>Portage Features</title>
292     <abstract>
293     Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
294     ccache and more.
295     </abstract>
296     <include href="../hb-working-features.xml"/>
297     </chapter>
298    
299     <chapter>
300     <title>Initscripts</title>
301     <abstract>
302     Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
303     dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
304     these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
305     </abstract>
306     <include href="../hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
307     </chapter>
308    
309     <chapter>
310     <title>Environment Variables</title>
311     <abstract>
312     With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
313     This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
314     variables.
315     </abstract>
316     <include href="../hb-working-variables.xml"/>
317     </chapter>
318     </part>
319    
320     <part>
321     <title>Working with Portage</title>
322     <abstract>
323     "Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
324     Software Management Tool.
325     </abstract>
326    
327     <chapter>
328     <title>Files and Directories</title>
329     <abstract>
330     Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
331     files and data.
332     </abstract>
333     <include href="../hb-portage-files.xml"/>
334     </chapter>
335    
336     <chapter>
337     <title>Configuring through Variables</title>
338     <abstract>
339     Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
340     configuration file or as environment variable.
341     </abstract>
342     <include href="../hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
343     </chapter>
344    
345     <chapter>
346     <title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
347     <abstract>
348     Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
349     and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
350     branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
351     individually.
352     </abstract>
353     <include href="../hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
354     </chapter>
355    
356     <chapter>
357     <title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
358     <abstract>
359     Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
360     better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
361     </abstract>
362     <include href="../hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
363     </chapter>
364    
365     <chapter>
366     <title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
367     <abstract>
368     "Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
369     your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
370     packages and more.
371     </abstract>
372     <include href="../hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
373     </chapter>
374     </part>
375    
376     <part>
377     <title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
378     <abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
379    
380     <chapter>
381     <title>Getting Started</title>
382     <abstract>
383     A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
384     environments.
385     </abstract>
386     <include href="../hb-net-start.xml"/>
387     </chapter>
388    
389     <chapter>
390     <title>Advanced Configuration</title>
391     <abstract>
392     Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
393     before we learn about modular networking.
394     </abstract>
395     <include href="../hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
396     </chapter>
397    
398     <chapter>
399     <title>Modular Networking</title>
400     <abstract>
401     Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
402     different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
403     </abstract>
404     <include href="../hb-net-modules.xml"/>
405     </chapter>
406    
407     <chapter>
408     <title>Wireless Networking</title>
409     <abstract>
410     Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
411     </abstract>
412     <include href="../hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
413     </chapter>
414    
415     <chapter>
416     <title>Adding Functionality</title>
417     <abstract>
418     If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
419     </abstract>
420     <include href="../hb-net-functions.xml"/>
421     </chapter>
422    
423     <chapter>
424     <title>Network Management</title>
425     <abstract>
426     For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
427     </abstract>
428     <include href="../hb-net-management.xml"/>
429     </chapter>
430     </part>
431    
432     </book>

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