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5 5
6<book link="handbook-arm.xml"> 6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-arm.xml">
7<title>Gentoo Linux/ARM Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux/ARM Handbook</title>
8 8
9<author title="Chief Architect"> 9<values>
10 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail> 10 <key id="arch">arm</key>
11</author> 11 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.17-r5</key>
12 <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.17-gentoo-r5</key>
13</values>
14
12<author title="Author"> 15<author title="Author">
13 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 16 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
14</author> 17</author>
15<author title="Author"> 18<author title="Author">
19 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
20</author>
21<author title="Author">
22 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
23</author>
24<author title="Author">
16 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail> 25 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
17</author> 26</author>
18<author title="Author"> 27<author title="Author">
19 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail> 28 <mail link="jerry@gentoo.org">Jerry Alexandratos</mail>
20</author> 29</author>
21<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer"> 30<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
22 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail> 31 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
23</author> 32</author>
24<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 33<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
25 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail> 34 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
26</author> 35</author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 36<author title="Gentoo Developer">
28 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail> 37 Aron Griffis
29</author> 38</author>
39-->
30<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer"> 40<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail> 41 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32</author> 42</author>
33<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer"> 43<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail> 44 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
37 <mail link="pvdabeel@gentoo.org">Pieter Van den Abeele</mail> 47 <mail link="pvdabeel@gentoo.org">Pieter Van den Abeele</mail>
38</author> 48</author>
39<author title="Gentoo SPARC developer"> 49<author title="Gentoo SPARC developer">
40 <mail link="blademan@gentoo.org">Joe Kallar</mail> 50 <mail link="blademan@gentoo.org">Joe Kallar</mail>
41</author> 51</author>
52<author title="Gentoo * developer">
53 <mail link="vapier@gentoo.org">Mike Frysinger</mail>
54</author>
42<author title="Editor"> 55<author title="Editor">
43 <mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail> 56 <mail link="zhen@gentoo.org">John P. Davis</mail>
44</author> 57</author>
45<author title="Editor">Pierre-Henri Jondot</author> 58<author title="Editor">Pierre-Henri Jondot</author>
46<author title="Editor"> 59<author title="Editor">
84</author> 97</author>
85<author title="Editor"> 98<author title="Editor">
86 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail> 99 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87</author> 100</author>
88<author title="Editor"> 101<author title="Editor">
102 <mail link="redhatter@gentoo.org">Stuart Longland</mail>
103</author>
104<author title="Editor">
89 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail> 105 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
106</author>
107<author title="Editor">
108 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
90</author> 109</author>
91<author title="Reviewer"> 110<author title="Reviewer">
92 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 111 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
93</author> 112</author>
94<author title="Reviewer"> 113<author title="Reviewer">
95 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 114 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
96</author> 115</author>
97<author title="Reviewer"> 116<author title="Reviewer">
98 <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail> 117 <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
99</author> 118</author>
100<author title="Reviewer"> 119<author title="Reviewer">
101 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail> 120 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
102</author> 121</author>
103<author title="Contributor"> 122<author title="Contributor">
104 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail> 123 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
105</author> 124</author>
106 125
107<abstract> 126<abstract>
108This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 127This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralize Gentoo/Linux information.
109information. 128This handbook contains the installation instructions for an Internet-based
129installation on ARM systems and parts about working with Gentoo and Portage.
110</abstract> 130</abstract>
111 131
112<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 132<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
113<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 133<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
114<license/> 134<license/>
115 135
116<version>2.78</version> 136<version>7.0</version>
117<date>August 21, 2004</date> 137<date>2006-08-30</date>
118 138
119<part> 139<part>
120<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 140<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
121<abstract> 141<abstract>
122In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 142In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
123</abstract> 143</abstract>
124 144
125<chapter> 145<chapter>
126<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 146<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
127<abstract> 147<abstract>
128Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what 148This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
129Gentoo is all about. 149part.
130</abstract> 150</abstract>
131 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 151 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
132</chapter> 152</chapter>
133 153
134<chapter> 154<chapter>
141</chapter> 161</chapter>
142 162
143<chapter> 163<chapter>
144<title>Configuring your Network</title> 164<title>Configuring your Network</title>
145<abstract> 165<abstract>
146If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup 166To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
147networking. 167networking.
148</abstract> 168</abstract>
149 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 169 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
150</chapter> 170</chapter>
151 171
159</chapter> 179</chapter>
160 180
161<chapter> 181<chapter>
162<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 182<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
163<abstract> 183<abstract>
164Gentoo installs work through so-called stage-files. In this chapter we 184Gentoo installs work through a stage3 archive. In this chapter we
165describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage. 185describe how you extract the stage3 archive and configure Portage.
166</abstract> 186</abstract>
167 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 187 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
168</chapter> 188</chapter>
169 189
170<chapter> 190<chapter>
171<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 191<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
172<abstract> 192<abstract>
173Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you 193After installing and configuring a stage3, the eventual result is that you
174have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how 194have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
175to progress to that stadium. 195to progress to that stadium.
176</abstract> 196</abstract>
177 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/> 197 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
178</chapter> 198</chapter>
206</chapter> 226</chapter>
207 227
208<chapter> 228<chapter>
209<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 229<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
210<abstract> 230<abstract>
211Several bootloaders exist for the ARM architecture. Each one of them has its 231Due to the wide variety of embedded systems that use the ARM processor, we may
212own way of configuration. We step you through the process of configuring a 232not cover your bootloader. Currently we cover NeTTrom used in NetWinders and
213bootloader to your needs. 233RedBoot used in NSLU2s.
214</abstract> 234</abstract>
215 <include href="hb-install-arm-bootloader.xml"/> 235 <include href="hb-install-arm-bootloader.xml"/>
216</chapter> 236</chapter>
217 237
218<chapter> 238<chapter>
219<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 239<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
220<abstract> 240<abstract>
221You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your 241You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
222system and (optionally) install prebuilt packages. 242system.
223</abstract> 243</abstract>
224 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 244 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
225</chapter> 245</chapter>
226 246
227<chapter> 247<chapter>
235 255
236<part> 256<part>
237<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 257<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
238<abstract> 258<abstract>
239Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 259Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
240portage behaviour etc. 260Portage behaviour etc.
261</abstract>
262
263<chapter>
264<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
241</abstract> 265<abstract>
266This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
267maintain the software on his system.
268</abstract>
269 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
270</chapter>
242 271
243<chapter> 272<chapter>
244<title>USE flags</title> 273<title>USE flags</title>
245<abstract> 274<abstract>
246USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to 275USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
248</abstract> 277</abstract>
249 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 278 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
250</chapter> 279</chapter>
251 280
252<chapter> 281<chapter>
253<title>Portage and Software</title>
254<abstract>
255The main reason for portage is to maintain the software on your system. In this
256chapter you learn how to get information from a package, update your package
257database, install/remove/update software and more...
258</abstract>
259 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
260</chapter>
261
262<chapter>
263<title>Portage Features</title> 282<title>Portage Features</title>
264<abstract> 283<abstract>
265Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related 284Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
266aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features. 285ccache and more.
267</abstract> 286</abstract>
268 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 287 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
269</chapter>
270
271<chapter>
272<title>Controlling Portage Behaviour</title>
273<abstract>
274You can tweak Portage to your own needs/environment. Learn how to protect files,
275select mirrors, change directory locations and more.
276</abstract>
277 <include href="hb-working-behaviour.xml"/>
278</chapter> 288</chapter>
279 289
280<chapter> 290<chapter>
281<title>Initscripts</title> 291<title>Initscripts</title>
282<abstract> 292<abstract>
296</abstract> 306</abstract>
297 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 307 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
298</chapter> 308</chapter>
299</part> 309</part>
300 310
311<part>
312<title>Working with Portage</title>
313<abstract>
314"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
315Software Management Tool.
316</abstract>
317
318<chapter>
319<title>Files and Directories</title>
320<abstract>
321Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
322files and data.
323</abstract>
324 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
325</chapter>
326
327<chapter>
328<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
329<abstract>
330Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
331configuration 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>
339Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
340and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
341branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
342individually.
343</abstract>
344 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
345</chapter>
346
347<chapter>
348<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
349<abstract>
350Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
351better. 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
360your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
361packages 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>
374A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
375environments.
376</abstract>
377<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
378</chapter>
379
380<chapter>
381<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
382<abstract>
383Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
384before 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>
392Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
393different 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>
401Wireless 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>
409If 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>
417For 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
301</book> 423</book>

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