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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2<!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
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5 4
6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-sparc.xml"> 5<book>
7<title>Gentoo Linux SPARC Handbook</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux SPARC Handbook</title>
8 7
9<values> 8<values>
10 <key id="arch">SPARC</key> 9 <key id="arch">SPARC</key>
10 <key id="kernel-name">kernel-2.6.33-gentoo-r2</key>
11 <key id="kernel-version">2.6.33-r2</key>
12 <key id="min-cd-name">install-sparc64-minimal-&lt;release&gt;.iso</key>
13 <key id="min-cd-size">57</key>
14 <key id="profile">default/linux/sparc/10.0</key>
15 <key id="release-dir">releases/sparc/autobuilds/</key>
16 <key id="stage3">stage3-sparc64-&lt;release&gt;.tar.bz2</key>
17 <key id="CFLAGS">-O2 -mcpu=ultrasparc -pipe</key>
18 <key id="online-book">handbook-sparc.xml</key>
11</values> 19</values>
12 20
13<author title="Author"> 21<author title="Author">
14 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 22 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
24<author title="Author">
25 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
15</author> 26</author>
16<author title="Author"> 27<author title="Author">
17 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail> 28 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
18</author> 29</author>
19<author title="Author"> 30<author title="Author">
97 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail> 108 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
98</author> 109</author>
99<author title="Editor"> 110<author title="Editor">
100 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail> 111 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
101</author> 112</author>
102<author title="Reviewer"> 113<author title="Editor">
103 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 114 <mail link="nightmorph@gentoo.org">Joshua Saddler</mail>
104</author> 115</author>
105<author title="Reviewer"> 116<author title="Reviewer">
106 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 117 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
107</author> 118</author>
108<author title="Reviewer"> 119<author title="Reviewer">
123 134
124<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 135<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
125<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 136<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
126<license/> 137<license/>
127 138
128<version>7.0</version> 139<version>11.0</version>
129<date>2006-08-30</date> 140<date>2012-01-15</date>
130 141
131<part> 142<part>
132<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 143<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
133<abstract> 144<abstract>
134In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 145In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
135</abstract> 146</abstract>
136 147
137<chapter> 148<chapter>
138<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 149<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
140This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
143 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 150 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
144</chapter> 151</chapter>
145 152
146<chapter> 153<chapter>
147<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 154<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
153 <include href="hb-install-sparc-medium.xml"/> 160 <include href="hb-install-sparc-medium.xml"/>
154</chapter> 161</chapter>
155 162
156<chapter> 163<chapter>
157<title>Configuring your Network</title> 164<title>Configuring your Network</title>
159To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
162 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 165 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
163</chapter> 166</chapter>
164 167
165<chapter> 168<chapter>
166<title>Preparing the Disks</title> 169<title>Preparing the Disks</title>
171 <include href="hb-install-sparc-disk.xml"/> 174 <include href="hb-install-sparc-disk.xml"/>
172</chapter> 175</chapter>
173 176
174<chapter> 177<chapter>
175<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 178<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
177Gentoo installs work through a stage3 archive. In this chapter we
178describe how you extract the stage3 archive and configure Portage.
180 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 179 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
181</chapter> 180</chapter>
182 181
183<chapter> 182<chapter>
184<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 183<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
186After installing and configuring a stage3, the eventual result is that you
187have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
188to progress to that stadium.
190 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/> 184 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
191</chapter> 185</chapter>
192 186
193<chapter> 187<chapter>
194<title>Configuring the Kernel</title> 188<title>Configuring the Kernel</title>
199 <include href="hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml"/> 193 <include href="hb-install-sparc-kernel.xml"/>
200</chapter> 194</chapter>
201 195
202<chapter> 196<chapter>
203<title>Configuring your System</title> 197<title>Configuring your System</title>
205You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
206you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
209 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 198 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
210</chapter> 199</chapter>
211 200
212<chapter> 201<chapter>
213<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title> 202<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
215As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
216choose and install some important tools.
218 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/> 203 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
219</chapter> 204</chapter>
220 205
221<chapter> 206<chapter>
222<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 207<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
228 <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/> 213 <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/>
229</chapter> 214</chapter>
230 215
231<chapter> 216<chapter>
232<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 217<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
234You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your
237 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 218 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
238</chapter> 219</chapter>
239 220
240<chapter> 221<chapter>
241<title>Where to go from here?</title> 222<title>Where to go from here?</title>
243Now you have your Gentoo system, but what's next?
245 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/> 223 <include href="hb-install-next.xml"/>
246</chapter> 224</chapter>
247</part> 225</part>
248 226
249<part> 227<part>
253Portage behaviour etc. 231Portage behaviour etc.
254</abstract> 232</abstract>
255 233
256<chapter> 234<chapter>
257<title>A Portage Introduction</title> 235<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
259This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
260maintain the software on his system.
262 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/> 236 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
263</chapter> 237</chapter>
264 238
265<chapter> 239<chapter>
266<title>USE flags</title> 240<title>USE flags</title>
268USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
269work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
271 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 241 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
272</chapter> 242</chapter>
273 243
274<chapter> 244<chapter>
275<title>Portage Features</title> 245<title>Portage Features</title>
277Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
278ccache and more.
280 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 246 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
281</chapter> 247</chapter>
282 248
283<chapter> 249<chapter>
284<title>Initscripts</title> 250<title>Initscripts</title>
286Gentoo uses a special initscript format which, amongst other features, allows
287dependency-driven decisions and virtual initscripts. This chapter explains all
288these aspects and explains how to deal with these scripts.
290 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/> 251 <include href="hb-working-rcscripts.xml"/>
291</chapter> 252</chapter>
292 253
293<chapter> 254<chapter>
294<title>Environment Variables</title> 255<title>Environment Variables</title>
296With Gentoo you can easily manage the environment variables for your system.
297This chapter explains how you do that, and also describes frequently used
300 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 256 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
301</chapter> 257</chapter>
302</part> 258</part>
303 259
304<part> 260<part>
308Software Management Tool. 264Software Management Tool.
309</abstract> 265</abstract>
310 266
311<chapter> 267<chapter>
312<title>Files and Directories</title> 268<title>Files and Directories</title>
314Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
315files and data.
317 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/> 269 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
318</chapter> 270</chapter>
319 271
320<chapter> 272<chapter>
321<title>Configuring through Variables</title> 273<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
323Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
324configuration file or as environment variable.
326 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/> 274 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
327</chapter> 275</chapter>
328 276
329<chapter> 277<chapter>
330<title>Mixing Software Branches</title> 278<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
332Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
333and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
334branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
337 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/> 279 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
338</chapter> 280</chapter>
339 281
340<chapter> 282<chapter>
341<title>Additional Portage Tools</title> 283<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
343Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
344better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
346 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/> 284 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
347</chapter> 285</chapter>
348 286
349<chapter> 287<chapter>
350<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title> 288<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
352"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
353your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
354packages and more.
356 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/> 289 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
293<title>Advanced Portage Features</title>
294 <include href="hb-portage-advanced.xml" />
357</chapter> 295</chapter>
358</part> 296</part>
359 297
360<part> 298<part>
361<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title> 299<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
362<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract> 300<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
363 301
364<chapter> 302<chapter>
365<title>Getting Started</title> 303<title>Getting Started</title>
367A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
370<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/> 304<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
371</chapter> 305</chapter>
372 306
373<chapter> 307<chapter>
374<title>Advanced Configuration</title> 308<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
376Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
377before we learn about modular networking.
379<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/> 309<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
380</chapter> 310</chapter>
381 311
382<chapter> 312<chapter>
383<title>Modular Networking</title> 313<title>Modular Networking</title>
385Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
386different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
388<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/> 314<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
389</chapter> 315</chapter>
390 316
391<chapter> 317<chapter>
392<title>Wireless Networking</title> 318<title>Wireless Networking</title>
394Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
396<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/> 319<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
397</chapter> 320</chapter>
398 321
399<chapter> 322<chapter>
400<title>Adding Functionality</title> 323<title>Adding Functionality</title>
402If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
404<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/> 324<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
405</chapter> 325</chapter>
406 326
407<chapter> 327<chapter>
408<title>Network Management</title> 328<title>Network Management</title>
410For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
412<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/> 329<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
413</chapter> 330</chapter>
414</part> 331</part>
415 332
416</book> 333</book>

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