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6 neysx 1.4 <book link="/doc/en/handbook/2007.0/handbook-ppc.xml" disclaimer="draft">
7 nightmorph 1.3 <title>Gentoo Linux 2007.0 PPC Handbook</title>
8 nightmorph 1.1
9 nightmorph 1.2 <values>
10     <key id="arch">PPC</key>
11     <key id="release-dir">releases/ppc/2007.0/ppc32/</key>
12     <key id="online-book">2007.0/handbook-ppc.xml</key>
13     </values>
14    
15 nightmorph 1.1 <author title="Author">
16     <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
17     </author>
18     <author title="Author">
19     <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
20     </author>
21     <author title="Author">
22     <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
23     </author>
24     <author title="Author">
25     <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
26     </author>
27     <author title="Author">
28     <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
29     </author>
30     <author title="Author">
31     <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
32     </author>
33     <author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
34     <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
35     </author>
36     <author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
37     <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
38     </author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
39     <author title="Gentoo Developer">
40     Aron Griffis
41     </author>
42     -->
43     <author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
44     <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
45     </author>
46     <author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
47     <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
48     </author>
49     <author title="Gentoo PPC developer">
50     <mail link="pvdabeel@gentoo.org">Pieter Van den Abeele</mail>
51     </author>
52     <author title="Gentoo SPARC developer">
53     <mail link="blademan@gentoo.org">Joe Kallar</mail>
54     </author>
55     <author title="Editor">
56     <mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail>
57     </author>
58     <author title="Editor">Pierre-Henri Jondot</author>
59     <author title="Editor">
60     <mail link="stocke2@gentoo.org">Eric Stockbridge</mail>
61     </author>
62     <author title="Editor">
63     <mail link="rajiv@gentoo.org">Rajiv Manglani</mail>
64     </author>
65     <author title="Editor">
66     <mail link="seo@gentoo.org">Jungmin Seo</mail>
67     </author>
68     <author title="Editor">
69     <mail link="zhware@gentoo.org">Stoyan Zhekov</mail>
70     </author>
71     <author title="Editor">
72     <mail link="jhhudso@gentoo.org">Jared Hudson</mail>
73     </author>
74     <author title="Editor">
75     <mail link="peitolm@gentoo.org">Colin Morey</mail>
76     </author>
77     <author title="Editor">
78     <mail link="peesh@gentoo.org">Jorge Paulo</mail>
79     </author>
80     <author title="Editor">
81     <mail link="carl@gentoo.org">Carl Anderson</mail>
82     </author>
83     <author title="Editor">
84     <mail link="avenj@gentoo.org">Jon Portnoy</mail>
85     </author>
86     <author title="Editor">
87     <mail link="klasikahl@gentoo.org">Zack Gilburd</mail>
88     </author>
89     <author title="Editor">
90     <mail link="jmorgan@gentoo.org">Jack Morgan</mail>
91     </author>
92     <author title="Editor">
93     <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail>
94     </author>
95     <author title="Editor">
96     <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
97     </author>
98     <author title="Editor">
99     <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
100     </author>
101     <author title="Editor">
102     <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
103     </author>
104     <author title="Editor">
105     <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
106     </author>
107     <author title="Editor">
108     <mail link="sejo@gentoo.org">Jochen Maes </mail>
109     </author>
110     <author title="Editor">
111     <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
112     </author>
113     <author title="Editor">
114     <mail link="josejx@gentoo.org">Joseph Jezak</mail>
115     </author>
116     <author title="Reviewer">
117     <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
118     </author>
119     <author title="Reviewer">
120     <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
121     </author>
122     <author title="Reviewer">
123     <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
124     </author>
125    
126     <abstract>
127     This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux information.
128     This handbook contains the installation instructions for a networkless
129     installation on PPC systems and parts about working with Gentoo and Portage.
130     </abstract>
131    
132     <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
133     <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
134     <license/>
135    
136 nightmorph 1.2 <version>8.0</version>
137 nightmorph 1.1 <date>2006-08-30</date>
138    
139     <part>
140     <title>Installing Gentoo</title>
141     <abstract>
142     In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
143     </abstract>
144    
145     <chapter>
146     <title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
147     <abstract>
148     Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what
149     Gentoo is all about.
150     </abstract>
151     <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
152     </chapter>
153    
154     <chapter>
155     <title>Booting the Universal Installation CD</title>
156     <abstract>
157     Using our Universal Installation CD you can boot up your system into a running
158     environment that allows you to install Gentoo.
159     </abstract>
160     <include href="hb-install-ppc-medium.xml"/>
161     </chapter>
162    
163     <chapter>
164     <title>Configuring your Network</title>
165     <abstract>
166     If you need networking, this is the place where the network (and Internet
167     connection) is configured.
168     </abstract>
169     <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
170     </chapter>
171    
172     <chapter>
173     <title>Preparing the Disks</title>
174     <abstract>
175     To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
176     This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
177     </abstract>
178     <include href="hb-install-ppc-disk.xml"/>
179     </chapter>
180    
181     <chapter>
182     <title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
183     <abstract>
184     In this chapter we describe how you extract a stage3 file and how to configure
185     Portage.
186     </abstract>
187     <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
188     </chapter>
189    
190     <chapter>
191     <title>Chrooting into the Gentoo Base System</title>
192     <abstract>
193     Now that the stage3 file is extracted, we chroot into the new system and modify
194     the USE variable.
195     </abstract>
196     <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
197     </chapter>
198    
199     <chapter>
200     <title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
201     <abstract>
202     The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
203     explains how to configure your kernel.
204     </abstract>
205     <include href="hb-install-ppc-kernel.xml"/>
206     </chapter>
207    
208     <chapter>
209     <title>Configuring your System</title>
210     <abstract>
211     You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
212     you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
213     proceed.
214     </abstract>
215     <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
216     </chapter>
217    
218     <chapter>
219     <title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
220     <abstract>
221     As mentioned before, Gentoo is about customization. In this chapter we help you
222     choose and install some important tools.
223     </abstract>
224     <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
225     </chapter>
226    
227     <chapter>
228     <title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
229     <abstract>
230     Several bootloaders exist. Each one of them has its own way of
231     configuration. In this chapter we'll describe all possibilities for you
232     and step you through the process of configuring a bootloader to your
233     needs.
234     </abstract>
235     <include href="hb-install-ppc-bootloader.xml"/>
236     </chapter>
237    
238     <chapter>
239     <title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
240     <abstract>
241     You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
242     system and (optionally) install prebuilt packages.
243     </abstract>
244     <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
245     </chapter>
246    
247     <chapter>
248     <title>Where to go from here?</title>
249     <abstract>
250     Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
251     </abstract>
252     <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
253     </chapter>
254     </part>
255    
256     <part>
257     <title>Working with Gentoo</title>
258     <abstract>
259     Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
260     Portage behaviour etc.
261     </abstract>
262    
263     <chapter>
264     <title>A Portage Introduction</title>
265     <abstract>
266     This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
267     maintain the software on his system.
268     </abstract>
269     <include href="../hb-working-portage.xml"/>
270     </chapter>
271    
272     <chapter>
273     <title>USE flags</title>
274     <abstract>
275     USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
276     work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
277     </abstract>
278     <include href="../hb-working-use.xml"/>
279     </chapter>
280    
281     <chapter>
282     <title>Portage Features</title>
283     <abstract>
284     Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
285     ccache and more.
286     </abstract>
287     <include href="../hb-working-features.xml"/>
288     </chapter>
289    
290     <chapter>
291     <title>Initscripts</title>
292     <abstract>
293     Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
294     dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
295     these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
296     </abstract>
297     <include href="../hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
298     </chapter>
299    
300     <chapter>
301     <title>Environment Variables</title>
302     <abstract>
303     With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
304     This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
305     variables.
306     </abstract>
307     <include href="../hb-working-variables.xml"/>
308     </chapter>
309     </part>
310    
311     <part>
312     <title>Working with Portage</title>
313     <abstract>
314     "Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
315     Software Management Tool.
316     </abstract>
317    
318     <chapter>
319     <title>Files and Directories</title>
320     <abstract>
321     Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
322     files and data.
323     </abstract>
324     <include href="../hb-portage-files.xml"/>
325     </chapter>
326    
327     <chapter>
328     <title>Configuring through Variables</title>
329     <abstract>
330     Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
331     configuration file or as environment variable.
332     </abstract>
333     <include href="../hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
334     </chapter>
335    
336     <chapter>
337     <title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
338     <abstract>
339     Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
340     and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
341     branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
342     individually.
343     </abstract>
344     <include href="../hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
345     </chapter>
346    
347     <chapter>
348     <title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
349     <abstract>
350     Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
351     better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
352     </abstract>
353     <include href="../hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
354     </chapter>
355    
356     <chapter>
357     <title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
358     <abstract>
359     "Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
360     your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
361     packages and more.
362     </abstract>
363     <include href="../hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
364     </chapter>
365     </part>
366    
367     <part>
368     <title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
369     <abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
370    
371     <chapter>
372     <title>Getting Started</title>
373     <abstract>
374     A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
375     environments.
376     </abstract>
377     <include href="../hb-net-start.xml"/>
378     </chapter>
379    
380     <chapter>
381     <title>Advanced Configuration</title>
382     <abstract>
383     Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
384     before we learn about modular networking.
385     </abstract>
386     <include href="../hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
387     </chapter>
388    
389     <chapter>
390     <title>Modular Networking</title>
391     <abstract>
392     Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
393     different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
394     </abstract>
395     <include href="../hb-net-modules.xml"/>
396     </chapter>
397    
398     <chapter>
399     <title>Wireless Networking</title>
400     <abstract>
401     Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
402     </abstract>
403     <include href="../hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
404     </chapter>
405    
406     <chapter>
407     <title>Adding Functionality</title>
408     <abstract>
409     If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
410     </abstract>
411     <include href="../hb-net-functions.xml"/>
412     </chapter>
413    
414     <chapter>
415     <title>Network Management</title>
416     <abstract>
417     For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
418     </abstract>
419     <include href="../hb-net-management.xml"/>
420     </chapter>
421     </part>
422    
423     </book>

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