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2<!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
3 3
4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-arm.xml,v 1.65 2006/10/10 20:00:46 neysx Exp $ --> 4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-arm.xml,v 1.72 2010/07/13 20:38:32 nightmorph Exp $ -->
5 5
6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-arm.xml"> 6<book>
7<title>Gentoo Linux ARM Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux ARM Handbook</title>
8 8
9<values> 9<values>
10 <key id="arch">arm</key> 10 <key id="arch">arm</key>
11 <key id="/boot">/dev/sda1</key>
11 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.17-r5</key> 12 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.17-r5</key>
12 <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.17-gentoo-r5</key> 13 <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.17-gentoo-r5</key>
13</values> 14</values>
14 15
15<author title="Author"> 16<author title="Author">
131 132
132<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 133<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
133<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 134<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
134<license/> 135<license/>
135 136
136<version>7.1</version> 137<version>9.2</version>
137<date>2006-08-30</date> 138<date>2010-07-13</date>
138 139
139<part> 140<part>
140<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 141<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
141<abstract> 142<abstract>
142In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 143In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
143</abstract> 144</abstract>
144 145
145<chapter> 146<chapter>
146<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 147<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
148This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
151 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 148 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
152</chapter> 149</chapter>
153 150
154<chapter> 151<chapter>
155<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 152<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
160 <include href="hb-install-arm-medium.xml"/> 157 <include href="hb-install-arm-medium.xml"/>
161</chapter> 158</chapter>
162 159
163<chapter> 160<chapter>
164<title>Configuring your Network</title> 161<title>Configuring your Network</title>
166To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
169 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 162 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
170</chapter> 163</chapter>
171 164
172<chapter> 165<chapter>
173<title>Preparing the Disks</title> 166<title>Preparing the Disks</title>
178 <include href="hb-install-arm-disk.xml"/> 171 <include href="hb-install-arm-disk.xml"/>
179</chapter> 172</chapter>
180 173
181<chapter> 174<chapter>
182<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 175<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
184Gentoo installs work through a stage3 archive. In this chapter we
185describe how you extract the stage3 archive and configure Portage.
187 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 176 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
188</chapter> 177</chapter>
189 178
190<chapter> 179<chapter>
191<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 180<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
193After installing and configuring a stage3, the eventual result is that you
194have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
195to progress to that state.
197 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/> 181 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
198</chapter> 182</chapter>
199 183
200<chapter> 184<chapter>
201<title>Configuring the Kernel</title> 185<title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
206 <include href="hb-install-arm-kernel.xml"/> 190 <include href="hb-install-arm-kernel.xml"/>
207</chapter> 191</chapter>
208 192
209<chapter> 193<chapter>
210<title>Configuring your System</title> 194<title>Configuring your System</title>
212You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
213you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
216 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 195 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
217</chapter> 196</chapter>
218 197
219<chapter> 198<chapter>
220<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title> 199<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
222As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
223choose and install some important tools.
225 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/> 200 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
226</chapter> 201</chapter>
227 202
228<chapter> 203<chapter>
229<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 204<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
234 <include href="hb-install-arm-bootloader.xml"/> 209 <include href="hb-install-arm-bootloader.xml"/>
235</chapter> 210</chapter>
236 211
237<chapter> 212<chapter>
238<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 213<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
240You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
243 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 214 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
244</chapter> 215</chapter>
245 216
246<chapter> 217<chapter>
247<title>Where to go from here?</title> 218<title>Where to go from here?</title>
249Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
251 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/> 219 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
252</chapter> 220</chapter>
253</part> 221</part>
254 222
255<part> 223<part>
259Portage behaviour etc. 227Portage behaviour etc.
260</abstract> 228</abstract>
261 229
262<chapter> 230<chapter>
263<title>A Portage Introduction</title> 231<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
265This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
266maintain the software on his system.
268 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/> 232 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
269</chapter> 233</chapter>
270 234
271<chapter> 235<chapter>
272<title>USE flags</title> 236<title>USE flags</title>
274USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
275work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
277 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 237 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
278</chapter> 238</chapter>
279 239
280<chapter> 240<chapter>
281<title>Portage Features</title> 241<title>Portage Features</title>
283Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
284ccache and more.
286 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 242 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
287</chapter> 243</chapter>
288 244
289<chapter> 245<chapter>
290<title>Initscripts</title> 246<title>Initscripts</title>
292Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
293dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
294these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
296 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/> 247 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
297</chapter> 248</chapter>
298 249
299<chapter> 250<chapter>
300<title>Environment Variables</title> 251<title>Environment Variables</title>
302With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
303This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
306 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 252 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
307</chapter> 253</chapter>
308</part> 254</part>
309 255
310<part> 256<part>
314Software Management Tool. 260Software Management Tool.
315</abstract> 261</abstract>
316 262
317<chapter> 263<chapter>
318<title>Files and Directories</title> 264<title>Files and Directories</title>
320Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
321files and data.
323 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/> 265 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
324</chapter> 266</chapter>
325 267
326<chapter> 268<chapter>
327<title>Configuring through Variables</title> 269<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
329Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
330configuration file or as environment variable.
332 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/> 270 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
333</chapter> 271</chapter>
334 272
335<chapter> 273<chapter>
336<title>Mixing Software Branches</title> 274<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
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
343 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/> 275 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
344</chapter> 276</chapter>
345 277
346<chapter> 278<chapter>
347<title>Additional Portage Tools</title> 279<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
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.
352 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/> 280 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
353</chapter> 281</chapter>
354 282
355<chapter> 283<chapter>
356<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title> 284<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
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.
362 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/> 285 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
363</chapter> 286</chapter>
364</part> 287</part>
365 288
366<part> 289<part>
367<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title> 290<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
368<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract> 291<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
369 292
370<chapter> 293<chapter>
371<title>Getting Started</title> 294<title>Getting Started</title>
373A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
376<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/> 295<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
377</chapter> 296</chapter>
378 297
379<chapter> 298<chapter>
380<title>Advanced Configuration</title> 299<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
382Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
383before we learn about modular networking.
385<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/> 300<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
386</chapter> 301</chapter>
387 302
388<chapter> 303<chapter>
389<title>Modular Networking</title> 304<title>Modular Networking</title>
391Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
392different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
394<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/> 305<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
395</chapter> 306</chapter>
396 307
397<chapter> 308<chapter>
398<title>Wireless Networking</title> 309<title>Wireless Networking</title>
400Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
402<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/> 310<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
403</chapter> 311</chapter>
404 312
405<chapter> 313<chapter>
406<title>Adding Functionality</title> 314<title>Adding Functionality</title>
408If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
410<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/> 315<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
411</chapter> 316</chapter>
412 317
413<chapter> 318<chapter>
414<title>Network Management</title> 319<title>Network Management</title>
416For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
418<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/> 320<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
419</chapter> 321</chapter>
420</part> 322</part>
421 323
422</book> 324</book>

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