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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>2.51</version> 136<version>7.0</version>
117<date>July 28, 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>
195</abstract> 215</abstract>
196 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 216 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
197</chapter> 217</chapter>
198 218
199<chapter> 219<chapter>
200<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
201<abstract>
202Several bootloaders exist for the ARM architecture. Each one of them has its
203own way of configuration. We step you through the process of configuring a
204bootloader to your needs.
205</abstract>
206 <include href="hb-install-arm-bootloader.xml"/>
207</chapter>
208
209<chapter>
210<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title> 220<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
211<abstract> 221<abstract>
212As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you 222As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
213choose and install some important tools. 223choose and install some important tools.
214</abstract> 224</abstract>
215 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/> 225 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
216</chapter> 226</chapter>
217 227
218<chapter> 228<chapter>
229<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
230<abstract>
231Due to the wide variety of embedded systems that use the ARM processor, we may
232not cover your bootloader.
233</abstract>
234 <include href="hb-install-arm-bootloader.xml"/>
235</chapter>
236
237<chapter>
219<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 238<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
220<abstract> 239<abstract>
221You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your 240You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
222system and leave the installation to reboot into a brand new Gentoo
223system. 241system.
224</abstract> 242</abstract>
225 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 243 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
226</chapter> 244</chapter>
227 245
236 254
237<part> 255<part>
238<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 256<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
239<abstract> 257<abstract>
240Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 258Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
241portage behaviour etc. 259Portage behaviour etc.
260</abstract>
261
262<chapter>
263<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
242</abstract> 264<abstract>
265This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
266maintain the software on his system.
267</abstract>
268 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
269</chapter>
243 270
244<chapter> 271<chapter>
245<title>USE flags</title> 272<title>USE flags</title>
246<abstract> 273<abstract>
247USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to 274USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
249</abstract> 276</abstract>
250 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 277 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
251</chapter> 278</chapter>
252 279
253<chapter> 280<chapter>
254<title>Portage and Software</title>
255<abstract>
256The main reason for portage is to maintain the software on your system. In this
257chapter you learn how to get information from a package, update your package
258database, install/remove/update software and more...
259</abstract>
260 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
261</chapter>
262
263<chapter>
264<title>Portage Features</title> 281<title>Portage Features</title>
265<abstract> 282<abstract>
266Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related 283Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
267aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features. 284ccache and more.
268</abstract> 285</abstract>
269 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 286 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
270</chapter>
271
272<chapter>
273<title>Controlling Portage Behaviour</title>
274<abstract>
275You can tweak Portage to your own needs/environment. Learn how to protect files,
276select mirrors, change directory locations and more.
277</abstract>
278 <include href="hb-working-behaviour.xml"/>
279</chapter> 287</chapter>
280 288
281<chapter> 289<chapter>
282<title>Initscripts</title> 290<title>Initscripts</title>
283<abstract> 291<abstract>
297</abstract> 305</abstract>
298 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 306 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
299</chapter> 307</chapter>
300</part> 308</part>
301 309
310<part>
311<title>Working with Portage</title>
312<abstract>
313"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
314Software Management Tool.
315</abstract>
316
317<chapter>
318<title>Files and Directories</title>
319<abstract>
320Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
321files and data.
322</abstract>
323 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
324</chapter>
325
326<chapter>
327<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
328<abstract>
329Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
330configuration file or as environment variable.
331</abstract>
332 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
333</chapter>
334
335<chapter>
336<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
337<abstract>
338Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
339and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
340branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
341individually.
342</abstract>
343 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
344</chapter>
345
346<chapter>
347<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
348<abstract>
349Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
350better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
351</abstract>
352 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
353</chapter>
354
355<chapter>
356<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
357<abstract>
358"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
359your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
360packages and more.
361</abstract>
362 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
363</chapter>
364</part>
365
366<part>
367<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
368<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
369
370<chapter>
371<title>Getting Started</title>
372<abstract>
373A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
374environments.
375</abstract>
376<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
377</chapter>
378
379<chapter>
380<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
381<abstract>
382Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
383before we learn about modular networking.
384</abstract>
385<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
386</chapter>
387
388<chapter>
389<title>Modular Networking</title>
390<abstract>
391Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
392different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
393</abstract>
394<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
395</chapter>
396
397<chapter>
398<title>Wireless Networking</title>
399<abstract>
400Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
401</abstract>
402<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
403</chapter>
404
405<chapter>
406<title>Adding Functionality</title>
407<abstract>
408If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
409</abstract>
410<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
411</chapter>
412
413<chapter>
414<title>Network Management</title>
415<abstract>
416For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
417</abstract>
418<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
419</chapter>
420</part>
421
302</book> 422</book>

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