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5 5
6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-mips.xml"> 6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-mips.xml">
7<title>Gentoo Linux/MIPS Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux/MIPS Handbook</title>
8 8
9<values> 9<values>
10 <key id="arch">MIPS</key> 10 <key id="arch">MIPS</key>
11 <key id="/boot">/dev/sda1</key> 11 <key id="/boot">/dev/sda1</key>
12</values> 12</values>
13 13
14<author title="Author"> 14<author title="Author">
15 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 15 <mail link="sven.vermeulen@siphos.be">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
17<author title="Author">
18 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
16</author> 19</author>
17<author title="Author"> 20<author title="Author">
18 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail> 21 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
19</author> 22</author>
20<author title="Author"> 23<author title="Author">
102</author> 105</author>
103<author title="Editor"> 106<author title="Editor">
104 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail> 107 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
105</author> 108</author>
106<author title="Reviewer"> 109<author title="Reviewer">
107 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
109<author title="Reviewer">
110 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 110 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
111</author> 111</author>
112<author title="Reviewer"> 112<author title="Reviewer">
113 <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail> 113 <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
114</author> 114</author>
127 127
128<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 128<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
129<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 129<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
130<license/> 130<license/>
131 131
132<version>7.1</version> 132<version>7.3</version>
133<date>2006-10-08</date> 133<date>2006-11-28</date>
134 134
135<part> 135<part>
136<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 136<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
137<abstract> 137<abstract>
138In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 138In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
139</abstract> 139</abstract>
140 140
141<chapter> 141<chapter>
142<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 142<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
144This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
147 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 143 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
148</chapter> 144</chapter>
149 145
150<chapter> 146<chapter>
151<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 147<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
156 <include href="hb-install-mips-medium.xml"/> 152 <include href="hb-install-mips-medium.xml"/>
157</chapter> 153</chapter>
158 154
159<chapter> 155<chapter>
160<title>Configuring your Network</title> 156<title>Configuring your Network</title>
162To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
165 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 157 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
166</chapter> 158</chapter>
167 159
168<chapter> 160<chapter>
169<title>Preparing the Disks</title> 161<title>Preparing the Disks</title>
186<chapter> 178<chapter>
187<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 179<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
188<abstract> 180<abstract>
189After installing and configuring a stage3, the eventual result is that you 181After installing and configuring a stage3, the eventual result is that you
190have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how 182have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
191to progress to that stadium. 183to progress to that state.
192</abstract> 184</abstract>
193 <include href="hb-install-mips-system.xml"/> 185 <include href="hb-install-mips-system.xml"/>
194</chapter> 186</chapter>
195 187
196<chapter> 188<chapter>
202 <include href="hb-install-mips-kernel.xml"/> 194 <include href="hb-install-mips-kernel.xml"/>
203</chapter> 195</chapter>
204 196
205<chapter> 197<chapter>
206<title>Configuring your System</title> 198<title>Configuring your System</title>
208You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
209you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
212 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 199 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
213</chapter> 200</chapter>
214 201
215<chapter> 202<chapter>
216<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title> 203<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
218As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
219choose and install some important tools.
221 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/> 204 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
222</chapter> 205</chapter>
223 206
224<chapter> 207<chapter>
225<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 208<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
231 <include href="hb-install-mips-bootloader.xml"/> 214 <include href="hb-install-mips-bootloader.xml"/>
232</chapter> 215</chapter>
233 216
234<chapter> 217<chapter>
235<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 218<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
237You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
240 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 219 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
241</chapter> 220</chapter>
242 221
243<chapter> 222<chapter>
244<title>Where to go from here?</title> 223<title>Where to go from here?</title>
246Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
248 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/> 224 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
249</chapter> 225</chapter>
250</part> 226</part>
251 227
252<part> 228<part>
256Portage behaviour etc. 232Portage behaviour etc.
257</abstract> 233</abstract>
258 234
259<chapter> 235<chapter>
260<title>A Portage Introduction</title> 236<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
262This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
263maintain the software on his system.
265 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/> 237 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
266</chapter> 238</chapter>
267 239
268<chapter> 240<chapter>
269<title>USE flags</title> 241<title>USE flags</title>
271USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
272work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
274 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 242 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
275</chapter> 243</chapter>
276 244
277<chapter> 245<chapter>
278<title>Portage Features</title> 246<title>Portage Features</title>
280Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
281ccache and more.
283 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 247 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
284</chapter> 248</chapter>
285 249
286<chapter> 250<chapter>
287<title>Initscripts</title> 251<title>Initscripts</title>
289Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
290dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
291these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
293 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/> 252 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
294</chapter> 253</chapter>
295 254
296<chapter> 255<chapter>
297<title>Environment Variables</title> 256<title>Environment Variables</title>
299With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
300This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
303 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 257 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
304</chapter> 258</chapter>
305</part> 259</part>
306 260
307<part> 261<part>
311Software Management Tool. 265Software Management Tool.
312</abstract> 266</abstract>
313 267
314<chapter> 268<chapter>
315<title>Files and Directories</title> 269<title>Files and Directories</title>
317Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
318files and data.
320 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/> 270 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
321</chapter> 271</chapter>
322 272
323<chapter> 273<chapter>
324<title>Configuring through Variables</title> 274<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
326Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
327configuration file or as environment variable.
329 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/> 275 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
330</chapter> 276</chapter>
331 277
332<chapter> 278<chapter>
333<title>Mixing Software Branches</title> 279<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
335Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
336and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
337branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
340 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/> 280 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
341</chapter> 281</chapter>
342 282
343<chapter> 283<chapter>
344<title>Additional Portage Tools</title> 284<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
346Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
347better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
349 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/> 285 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
350</chapter> 286</chapter>
351 287
352<chapter> 288<chapter>
353<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title> 289<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
355"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
356your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
357packages and more.
359 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/> 290 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
360</chapter> 291</chapter>
361</part> 292</part>
362 293
363<part> 294<part>
364<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title> 295<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
365<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract> 296<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
366 297
367<chapter> 298<chapter>
368<title>Getting Started</title> 299<title>Getting Started</title>
370A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
373<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/> 300<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
374</chapter> 301</chapter>
375 302
376<chapter> 303<chapter>
377<title>Advanced Configuration</title> 304<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
379Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
380before we learn about modular networking.
382<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/> 305<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
383</chapter> 306</chapter>
384 307
385<chapter> 308<chapter>
386<title>Modular Networking</title> 309<title>Modular Networking</title>
388Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
389different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
391<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/> 310<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
392</chapter> 311</chapter>
393 312
394<chapter> 313<chapter>
395<title>Wireless Networking</title> 314<title>Wireless Networking</title>
397Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
399<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/> 315<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
400</chapter> 316</chapter>
401 317
402<chapter> 318<chapter>
403<title>Adding Functionality</title> 319<title>Adding Functionality</title>
405If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
407<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/> 320<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
408</chapter> 321</chapter>
409 322
410<chapter> 323<chapter>
411<title>Network Management</title> 324<title>Network Management</title>
413For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
415<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/> 325<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
416</chapter> 326</chapter>
417</part> 327</part>
418 328
419</book> 329</book>

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