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5 5
6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ia64.xml"> 6<book>
7<title>Gentoo Linux/IA64 Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux/IA64 Handbook</title>
8 8
9<values> 9<values>
10 <key id="arch">IA64</key> 10 <key id="arch">IA64</key>
11 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.17-r5</key> 11 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.24-r5</key>
12 <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.17-gentoo-r5</key> 12 <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.24-gentoo-r5</key>
13 <key id="genkernel-name">kernel-genkernel-ia64-2.6.17-gentoo-r5</key> 13 <key id="genkernel-name">kernel-genkernel-ia64-2.6.24-gentoo-r5</key>
14 <key id="genkernel-initrd">initramfs-genkernel-ia64-2.6.17-gentoo-r5</key> 14 <key id="genkernel-initrd">initramfs-genkernel-ia64-2.6.24-gentoo-r5</key>
15 <key id="min-cd-name">install-ia64-minimal-2006.1.iso</key> 15 <key id="min-cd-name">install-ia64-minimal-2008.0_beta2.iso</key>
16 <key id="min-cd-size">52</key> 16 <key id="min-cd-size">57</key>
17 <key id="release-dir">releases/ia64/2006.1/</key> 17 <key id="release-dir">releases/ia64/2008.0_beta2/</key>
18 <key id="stage3">stage3-ia64-2008.0_beta2.tar.bz2</key>
19 <key id="profile">default/linux/ia64/2008.0</key>
20 <key id="CFLAGS">-O2 -pipe</key>
18 <key id="online-book">handbook-ia64.xml</key> 21 <key id="online-book">handbook-ia64.xml</key>
19</values> 22</values>
20 23
21<author title="Author"> 24<author title="Author">
22 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 25 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
117 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail> 120 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
118</author> 121</author>
119<author title="Editor"> 122<author title="Editor">
120 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail> 123 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
121</author> 124</author>
125<author title="Editor">
126 <mail link="nightmorph@gentoo.org">Joshua Saddler</mail>
122<author title="Reviewer"> 128<author title="Reviewer">
123 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 129 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
124</author> 130</author>
125<author title="Reviewer"> 131<author title="Reviewer">
126 <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail> 132 <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
138 144
139<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 145<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
140<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 146<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
141<license/> 147<license/>
142 148
143<version>7.1</version> 149<version>9.2</version>
144<date>2006-08-30</date> 150<date>2008-04-30</date>
145 151
146<part> 152<part>
147<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 153<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
148<abstract> 154<abstract>
149In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 155In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
150</abstract> 156</abstract>
151 157
152<chapter> 158<chapter>
153<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 159<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
155This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
158 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 160 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
159</chapter> 161</chapter>
160 162
161<chapter> 163<chapter>
162<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 164<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
168 <include href="hb-install-ia64-medium.xml"/> 170 <include href="hb-install-ia64-medium.xml"/>
169</chapter> 171</chapter>
170 172
171<chapter> 173<chapter>
172<title>Configuring your Network</title> 174<title>Configuring your Network</title>
174To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
177 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 175 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
178</chapter> 176</chapter>
179 177
180<chapter> 178<chapter>
181<title>Preparing the Disks</title> 179<title>Preparing the Disks</title>
186 <include href="hb-install-ia64-disk.xml"/> 184 <include href="hb-install-ia64-disk.xml"/>
187</chapter> 185</chapter>
188 186
189<chapter> 187<chapter>
190<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 188<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
192Gentoo installs work through a stage3 archive. In this chapter we
193describe how you extract the stage3 archive and configure Portage.
195 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 189 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
196</chapter> 190</chapter>
197 191
198<chapter> 192<chapter>
199<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 193<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
201After installing and configuring a stage3, the eventual result is that you
202have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
203to progress to that state.
205 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/> 194 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
206</chapter> 195</chapter>
207 196
208<chapter> 197<chapter>
209<title>Configuring the Kernel</title> 198<title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
214 <include href="hb-install-ia64-kernel.xml"/> 203 <include href="hb-install-ia64-kernel.xml"/>
215</chapter> 204</chapter>
216 205
217<chapter> 206<chapter>
218<title>Configuring your System</title> 207<title>Configuring your System</title>
220You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
221you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
224 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 208 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
225</chapter> 209</chapter>
226 210
227<chapter> 211<chapter>
228<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title> 212<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
230As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
231choose and install some important tools.
233 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/> 213 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
234</chapter> 214</chapter>
235 215
236<chapter> 216<chapter>
237<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 217<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
238<abstract> 218<abstract>
239The ia64 architecture uses the elilo bootloader. 219The ia64 architecture uses the elilo bootloader.
240This chapter explains how to install and configure elilo. 220This chapter explains how to install and configure elilo.
241</abstract> 221</abstract>
242 <include href="hb-install-ia64-bootloader.xml"/> 222 <include href="hb-install-x86+amd64-bootloader.xml"/>
243</chapter> 223</chapter>
244 224
245<chapter> 225<chapter>
246<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 226<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
248You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
251 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 227 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
252</chapter> 228</chapter>
253 229
254<chapter> 230<chapter>
255<title>Where to go from here?</title> 231<title>Where to go from here?</title>
257Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
259 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/> 232 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
260</chapter> 233</chapter>
261</part> 234</part>
262 235
263<part> 236<part>
267Portage behaviour etc. 240Portage behaviour etc.
268</abstract> 241</abstract>
269 242
270<chapter> 243<chapter>
271<title>A Portage Introduction</title> 244<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
273This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
274maintain the software on his system.
276 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/> 245 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
277</chapter> 246</chapter>
278 247
279<chapter> 248<chapter>
280<title>USE flags</title> 249<title>USE flags</title>
282USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
283work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
285 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 250 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
286</chapter> 251</chapter>
287 252
288<chapter> 253<chapter>
289<title>Portage Features</title> 254<title>Portage Features</title>
291Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
292ccache and more.
294 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 255 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
295</chapter> 256</chapter>
296 257
297<chapter> 258<chapter>
298<title>Initscripts</title> 259<title>Initscripts</title>
300Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
301dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
302these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
304 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/> 260 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
305</chapter> 261</chapter>
306 262
307<chapter> 263<chapter>
308<title>Environment Variables</title> 264<title>Environment Variables</title>
310With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
311This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
314 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 265 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
315</chapter> 266</chapter>
316</part> 267</part>
317 268
318<part> 269<part>
322Software Management Tool. 273Software Management Tool.
323</abstract> 274</abstract>
324 275
325<chapter> 276<chapter>
326<title>Files and Directories</title> 277<title>Files and Directories</title>
328Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
329files and data.
331 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/> 278 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
332</chapter> 279</chapter>
333 280
334<chapter> 281<chapter>
335<title>Configuring through Variables</title> 282<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
337Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
338configuration file or as environment variable.
340 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/> 283 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
341</chapter> 284</chapter>
342 285
343<chapter> 286<chapter>
344<title>Mixing Software Branches</title> 287<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
346Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
347and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
348branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
351 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/> 288 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
352</chapter> 289</chapter>
353 290
354<chapter> 291<chapter>
355<title>Additional Portage Tools</title> 292<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
357Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
358better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
360 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/> 293 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
361</chapter> 294</chapter>
362 295
363<chapter> 296<chapter>
364<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title> 297<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
366"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
367your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
368packages and more.
370 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/> 298 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
371</chapter> 299</chapter>
372</part> 300</part>
373 301
374<part> 302<part>
375<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title> 303<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
376<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract> 304<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
377 305
378<chapter> 306<chapter>
379<title>Getting Started</title> 307<title>Getting Started</title>
381A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
384<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/> 308<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
385</chapter> 309</chapter>
386 310
387<chapter> 311<chapter>
388<title>Advanced Configuration</title> 312<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
390Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
391before we learn about modular networking.
393<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/> 313<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
394</chapter> 314</chapter>
395 315
396<chapter> 316<chapter>
397<title>Modular Networking</title> 317<title>Modular Networking</title>
399Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
400different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
402<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/> 318<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
403</chapter> 319</chapter>
404 320
405<chapter> 321<chapter>
406<title>Wireless Networking</title> 322<title>Wireless Networking</title>
408Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
410<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/> 323<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
411</chapter> 324</chapter>
412 325
413<chapter> 326<chapter>
414<title>Adding Functionality</title> 327<title>Adding Functionality</title>
416If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
418<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/> 328<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
419</chapter> 329</chapter>
420 330
421<chapter> 331<chapter>
422<title>Network Management</title> 332<title>Network Management</title>
424For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
426<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/> 333<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
427</chapter> 334</chapter>
428</part> 335</part>
429 336
430</book> 337</book>

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