Choosing the Right Stage

Explain the differences. Talk about GRP and no-network installations.

Configuring the Compile Options

Explain USE, CFLAGS and CXXFLAGS. Warn about changing CHOST (only for Stage1). Edit /etc/make.conf and make backup.

Default: Downloading from the Internet

Warn that you need networking. Download the required stage. Unpack on the mounted system.

Alternative: Using a Stage from the LiveCD

Warn that you need LiveCD. Unpack stage on the mounted system.