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5 5
6<book link="handbook-sparc.xml"> 6<book link="/doc/en/handbook/handbook-sparc.xml">
7<title>Gentoo Linux/SPARC Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux SPARC Handbook</title>
8 8
9<author title="Chief Architect"> 9<values>
10 <key id="arch">SPARC</key>
11</values>
12
13<author title="Author">
14 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
15</author>
16<author title="Author">
17 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail>
18</author>
19<author title="Author">
20 <mail link="uberlord@gentoo.org">Roy Marples</mail>
21</author>
22<author title="Author">
10 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail> 23 <mail link="drobbins@gentoo.org">Daniel Robbins</mail>
11</author>
12<author title="Author">
13 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
14</author> 24</author>
15<author title="Author"> 25<author title="Author">
16 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail> 26 <mail link="chouser@gentoo.org">Chris Houser</mail>
17</author> 27</author>
18<author title="Author"> 28<author title="Author">
21<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer"> 31<author title="Gentoo x86 Developer">
22 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail> 32 <mail link="seemant@gentoo.org">Seemant Kulleen</mail>
23</author> 33</author>
24<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 34<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer">
25 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail> 35 <mail link="taviso@gentoo.org">Tavis Ormandy</mail>
26</author> 36</author><!-- Does not want to be listed on the rendered page
27<author title="Gentoo Alpha Developer"> 37<author title="Gentoo Developer">
28 <mail link="agriffis@gentoo.org">Aron Griffis</mail> 38 Aron Griffis
29</author> 39</author>
40-->
30<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer"> 41<author title="Gentoo AMD64 Developer">
31 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail> 42 <mail link="jhuebel@gentoo.org">Jason Huebel</mail>
32</author> 43</author>
33<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer"> 44<author title="Gentoo HPPA developer">
34 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail> 45 <mail link="gmsoft@gentoo.org">Guy Martin</mail>
86 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail> 97 <mail link="kumba@gentoo.org">Joshua Kinard</mail>
87</author> 98</author>
88<author title="Editor"> 99<author title="Editor">
89 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail> 100 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
90</author> 101</author>
91<author title="Reviewer"> 102<author title="Editor">
92 <mail link="g2boojum@gentoo.org">Grant Goodyear</mail> 103 <mail link="neysx@gentoo.org">Xavier Neys</mail>
93</author> 104</author>
94<author title="Reviewer"> 105<author title="Reviewer">
95 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail> 106 <mail link="gerrynjr@gentoo.org">Gerald J. Normandin Jr.</mail>
96</author> 107</author>
97<author title="Reviewer"> 108<author title="Reviewer">
98 <mail link="spyderous@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail> 109 <mail link="dberkholz@gentoo.org">Donnie Berkholz</mail>
99</author> 110</author>
100<author title="Reviewer"> 111<author title="Reviewer">
101 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail> 112 <mail link="antifa@gentoo.org">Ken Nowack</mail>
102</author> 113</author>
103<author title="Contributor"> 114<author title="Contributor">
104 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail> 115 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
105</author> 116</author>
106 117
107<abstract> 118<abstract>
108This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 119This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralize Gentoo/Linux information.
109information. 120This handbook contains the installation instructions for an Internet-based
121installation on Sparc systems and parts about working with Gentoo and Portage.
110</abstract> 122</abstract>
111 123
112<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 124<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
113<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 125<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
114<license/> 126<license/>
115 127
116<version>2.53</version> 128<version>7.1</version>
117<date>July 31, 2004</date> 129<date>2006-08-30</date>
118 130
119<part> 131<part>
120<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 132<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
121<abstract> 133<abstract>
122In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 134In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
123</abstract> 135</abstract>
124 136
125<chapter> 137<chapter>
126<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title> 138<title>About the Gentoo Linux Installation</title>
127<abstract> 139<abstract>
128Users not familiar with Gentoo do not always know that choice is what 140This chapter introduces you to the installation approach documented in this
129Gentoo is all about. 141part.
130</abstract> 142</abstract>
131 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/> 143 <include href="hb-install-about.xml"/>
132</chapter> 144</chapter>
133 145
134<chapter> 146<chapter>
135<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title> 147<title>Choosing the Right Installation Medium</title>
136<abstract> 148<abstract>
137You can install Gentoo in many ways. In this chapter we explain how to install 149You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install Gentoo
138Gentoo from one of our LiveCDs. 150using the minimal Installation CD although installation through the Universal
151Installation CD is possible as well.
139</abstract> 152</abstract>
140 <include href="hb-install-sparc-medium.xml"/> 153 <include href="hb-install-sparc-medium.xml"/>
141</chapter> 154</chapter>
142 155
143<chapter> 156<chapter>
144<title>Configuring your Network</title> 157<title>Configuring your Network</title>
145<abstract> 158<abstract>
146If you want to install Gentoo using the Internet, you need to setup 159To be able to download the latest source code, you will need to setup
147networking. 160networking.
148</abstract> 161</abstract>
149 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/> 162 <include href="hb-install-network.xml"/>
150</chapter> 163</chapter>
151 164
159</chapter> 172</chapter>
160 173
161<chapter> 174<chapter>
162<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title> 175<title>Installing the Gentoo Installation Files</title>
163<abstract> 176<abstract>
164Gentoo installs work through so-called stage-files. In this chapter we 177Gentoo installs work through a stage3 archive. In this chapter we
165describe how you extract a stage-file and configure Portage. 178describe how you extract the stage3 archive and configure Portage.
166</abstract> 179</abstract>
167 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/> 180 <include href="hb-install-stage.xml"/>
168</chapter> 181</chapter>
169 182
170<chapter> 183<chapter>
171<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title> 184<title>Installing the Gentoo Base System</title>
172<abstract> 185<abstract>
173Independent of what stage you chose, the eventual result is that you 186After installing and configuring a stage3, the eventual result is that you
174have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how 187have a Gentoo base system at your disposal. This chapter describes how
175to progress to that stadium. 188to progress to that state.
176</abstract> 189</abstract>
177 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/> 190 <include href="hb-install-system.xml"/>
178</chapter> 191</chapter>
179 192
180<chapter> 193<chapter>
195</abstract> 208</abstract>
196 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/> 209 <include href="hb-install-config.xml"/>
197</chapter> 210</chapter>
198 211
199<chapter> 212<chapter>
213<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
214<abstract>
215As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
216choose and install some important tools.
217</abstract>
218 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
219</chapter>
220
221<chapter>
200<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title> 222<title>Configuring the Bootloader</title>
201<abstract> 223<abstract>
202The SPARC architecture uses the SILO bootloader to fire up your Linux system. In 224The SPARC architecture uses the SILO bootloader to fire up your Linux system. In
203this chapter we step you through the process of configuring this bootloader to 225this chapter we step you through the process of configuring this bootloader to
204your needs. 226your needs.
205</abstract> 227</abstract>
206 <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/> 228 <include href="hb-install-sparc-bootloader.xml"/>
207</chapter> 229</chapter>
208 230
209<chapter> 231<chapter>
210<title>Installing Necessary System Tools</title>
211<abstract>
212As mentioned before, Gentoo is about choices. In this chapter we help you
213choose and install some important tools.
214</abstract>
215 <include href="hb-install-tools.xml"/>
216</chapter>
217
218<chapter>
219<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title> 232<title>Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</title>
220<abstract> 233<abstract>
221You're almost done. We'll just create one (or more) users for your 234You'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. 235system.
224</abstract> 236</abstract>
225 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/> 237 <include href="hb-install-finalise.xml"/>
226</chapter> 238</chapter>
227 239
236 248
237<part> 249<part>
238<title>Working with Gentoo</title> 250<title>Working with Gentoo</title>
239<abstract> 251<abstract>
240Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 252Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
241portage behaviour etc. 253Portage behaviour etc.
254</abstract>
255
256<chapter>
257<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
242</abstract> 258<abstract>
259This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
260maintain the software on his system.
261</abstract>
262 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
263</chapter>
243 264
244<chapter> 265<chapter>
245<title>USE flags</title> 266<title>USE flags</title>
246<abstract> 267<abstract>
247USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to 268USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
249</abstract> 270</abstract>
250 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 271 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
251</chapter> 272</chapter>
252 273
253<chapter> 274<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> 275<title>Portage Features</title>
265<abstract> 276<abstract>
266Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related 277Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
267aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features. 278ccache and more.
268</abstract> 279</abstract>
269 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 280 <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> 281</chapter>
280 282
281<chapter> 283<chapter>
282<title>Initscripts</title> 284<title>Initscripts</title>
283<abstract> 285<abstract>
297</abstract> 299</abstract>
298 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 300 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
299</chapter> 301</chapter>
300</part> 302</part>
301 303
304<part>
305<title>Working with Portage</title>
306<abstract>
307"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
308Software Management Tool.
309</abstract>
310
311<chapter>
312<title>Files and Directories</title>
313<abstract>
314Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores its
315files and data.
316</abstract>
317 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
318</chapter>
319
320<chapter>
321<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
322<abstract>
323Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
324configuration file or as environment variable.
325</abstract>
326 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
327</chapter>
328
329<chapter>
330<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
331<abstract>
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
335individually.
336</abstract>
337 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
338</chapter>
339
340<chapter>
341<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
342<abstract>
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.
345</abstract>
346 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
347</chapter>
348
349<chapter>
350<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
351<abstract>
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.
355</abstract>
356 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
357</chapter>
358</part>
359
360<part>
361<title>Gentoo Network Configuration</title>
362<abstract>A comprehensive guide to Networking in Gentoo.</abstract>
363
364<chapter>
365<title>Getting Started</title>
366<abstract>
367A guide to quickly get your network interface up and running in most common
368environments.
369</abstract>
370<include href="hb-net-start.xml"/>
371</chapter>
372
373<chapter>
374<title>Advanced Configuration</title>
375<abstract>
376Here we learn about how the configuration works - you need to know this
377before we learn about modular networking.
378</abstract>
379<include href="hb-net-advanced.xml"/>
380</chapter>
381
382<chapter>
383<title>Modular Networking</title>
384<abstract>
385Gentoo provides you flexible networking - here you are told about choosing
386different DHCP clients, setting up bonding, bridging, VLANs and more.
387</abstract>
388<include href="hb-net-modules.xml"/>
389</chapter>
390
391<chapter>
392<title>Wireless Networking</title>
393<abstract>
394Wireless isn't straight-forward. Hopefully we'll get you working!
395</abstract>
396<include href="hb-net-wireless.xml"/>
397</chapter>
398
399<chapter>
400<title>Adding Functionality</title>
401<abstract>
402If you're feeling adventurous, you can add your own functions to networking.
403</abstract>
404<include href="hb-net-functions.xml"/>
405</chapter>
406
407<chapter>
408<title>Network Management</title>
409<abstract>
410For laptop users or people who move their computer around different networks.
411</abstract>
412<include href="hb-net-management.xml"/>
413</chapter>
414</part>
415
302</book> 416</book>

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