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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 nightmorph 1.5 <key id="/boot">/dev/hda1</key>
12     <key id="kernel-version">2.6.19-r7</key>
13     <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.19-gentoo-r7</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     <author title="Reviewer">
122     <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
123     </author>
124     <author title="Reviewer">
125     <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
126     </author>
127     <author title="Reviewer">
128     <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
129     </author>
130    
131     <abstract>
132     This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux information.
133     This handbook contains the installation instructions for a networkless
134     installation on PPC systems and parts about working with Gentoo and Portage.
135     </abstract>
136    
137     <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
138     <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
139     <license/>
140    
141 nightmorph 1.2 <version>8.0</version>
142 nightmorph 1.1 <date>2006-08-30</date>
143    
144     <part>
145     <title>Installing Gentoo</title>
146     <abstract>
147     In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
148     </abstract>
149    
150     <chapter>
151     <title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
152     <abstract>
153     Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what
154     Gentoo is all about.
155     </abstract>
156     <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
157     </chapter>
158    
159     <chapter>
160     <title>Booting the Universal Installation CD</title>
161     <abstract>
162     Using our Universal Installation CD you can boot up your system into a running
163     environment that allows you to install Gentoo.
164     </abstract>
165     <include href="hb-install-ppc-medium.xml"/>
166     </chapter>
167    
168     <chapter>
169     <title>Configuring your Network</title>
170     <abstract>
171     If you need networking, this is the place where the network (and Internet
172     connection) is configured.
173     </abstract>
174     <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
175     </chapter>
176    
177     <chapter>
178     <title>Preparing the Disks</title>
179     <abstract>
180     To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
181     This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
182     </abstract>
183     <include href="hb-install-ppc-disk.xml"/>
184     </chapter>
185    
186     <chapter>
187     <title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
188     <abstract>
189     In this chapter we describe how you extract a stage3 file and how to configure
190     Portage.
191     </abstract>
192     <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
193     </chapter>
194    
195     <chapter>
196     <title>Chrooting into the Gentoo Base System</title>
197     <abstract>
198     Now that the stage3 file is extracted, we chroot into the new system and modify
199     the USE variable.
200     </abstract>
201     <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
202     </chapter>
203    
204     <chapter>
205     <title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
206     <abstract>
207     The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
208     explains how to configure your kernel.
209     </abstract>
210     <include href="hb-install-ppc-kernel.xml"/>
211     </chapter>
212    
213     <chapter>
214     <title>Configuring your System</title>
215     <abstract>
216     You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
217     you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
218     proceed.
219     </abstract>
220     <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
221     </chapter>
222    
223     <chapter>
224     <title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
225     <abstract>
226     As mentioned before, Gentoo is about customization. In this chapter we help you
227     choose and install some important tools.
228     </abstract>
229     <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
230     </chapter>
231    
232     <chapter>
233     <title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
234     <abstract>
235     Several bootloaders exist. Each one of them has its own way of
236     configuration. In this chapter we'll describe all possibilities for you
237     and step you through the process of configuring a bootloader to your
238     needs.
239     </abstract>
240     <include href="hb-install-ppc-bootloader.xml"/>
241     </chapter>
242    
243     <chapter>
244     <title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
245     <abstract>
246     You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
247     system and (optionally) install prebuilt packages.
248     </abstract>
249     <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
250     </chapter>
251    
252     <chapter>
253     <title>Where to go from here?</title>
254     <abstract>
255     Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
256     </abstract>
257     <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
258     </chapter>
259     </part>
260    
261     <part>
262     <title>Working with Gentoo</title>
263     <abstract>
264     Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
265     Portage behaviour etc.
266     </abstract>
267    
268     <chapter>
269     <title>A Portage Introduction</title>
270     <abstract>
271     This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
272     maintain the software on his system.
273     </abstract>
274     <include href="../hb-working-portage.xml"/>
275     </chapter>
276    
277     <chapter>
278     <title>USE flags</title>
279     <abstract>
280     USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
281     work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
282     </abstract>
283     <include href="../hb-working-use.xml"/>
284     </chapter>
285    
286     <chapter>
287     <title>Portage Features</title>
288     <abstract>
289     Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
290     ccache and more.
291     </abstract>
292     <include href="../hb-working-features.xml"/>
293     </chapter>
294    
295     <chapter>
296     <title>Initscripts</title>
297     <abstract>
298     Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
299     dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
300     these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
301     </abstract>
302     <include href="../hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
303     </chapter>
304    
305     <chapter>
306     <title>Environment Variables</title>
307     <abstract>
308     With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
309     This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
310     variables.
311     </abstract>
312     <include href="../hb-working-variables.xml"/>
313     </chapter>
314     </part>
315    
316     <part>
317     <title>Working with Portage</title>
318     <abstract>
319     "Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
320     Software Management Tool.
321     </abstract>
322    
323     <chapter>
324     <title>Files and Directories</title>
325     <abstract>
326     Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
327     files and data.
328     </abstract>
329     <include href="../hb-portage-files.xml"/>
330     </chapter>
331    
332     <chapter>
333     <title>Configuring through Variables</title>
334     <abstract>
335     Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
336     configuration file or as environment variable.
337     </abstract>
338     <include href="../hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
339     </chapter>
340    
341     <chapter>
342     <title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
343     <abstract>
344     Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
345     and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
346     branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
347     individually.
348     </abstract>
349     <include href="../hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
350     </chapter>
351    
352     <chapter>
353     <title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
354     <abstract>
355     Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
356     better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
357     </abstract>
358     <include href="../hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
359     </chapter>
360    
361     <chapter>
362     <title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
363     <abstract>
364     "Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
365     your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
366     packages and more.
367     </abstract>
368     <include href="../hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
369     </chapter>
370     </part>
371    
372     <part>
373     <title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
374     <abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
375    
376     <chapter>
377     <title>Getting Started</title>
378     <abstract>
379     A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
380     environments.
381     </abstract>
382     <include href="../hb-net-start.xml"/>
383     </chapter>
384    
385     <chapter>
386     <title>Advanced Configuration</title>
387     <abstract>
388     Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
389     before we learn about modular networking.
390     </abstract>
391     <include href="../hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
392     </chapter>
393    
394     <chapter>
395     <title>Modular Networking</title>
396     <abstract>
397     Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
398     different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
399     </abstract>
400     <include href="../hb-net-modules.xml"/>
401     </chapter>
402    
403     <chapter>
404     <title>Wireless Networking</title>
405     <abstract>
406     Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
407     </abstract>
408     <include href="../hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
409     </chapter>
410    
411     <chapter>
412     <title>Adding Functionality</title>
413     <abstract>
414     If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
415     </abstract>
416     <include href="../hb-net-functions.xml"/>
417     </chapter>
418    
419     <chapter>
420     <title>Network Management</title>
421     <abstract>
422     For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
423     </abstract>
424     <include href="../hb-net-management.xml"/>
425     </chapter>
426     </part>
427    
428     </book>

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