If the system is plugged into an Ethernet network with a DHCP. The Gentoo minimal installation CD is a bootable image. Installing the Gentoo installation files. From Gentoo Wiki.
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Before installing Gentoo, it is a good idea to be sure the date and time are set correctly. Now continue with Preparing the disks. Make sure to read it and follow them before switching to a newer profile.
Now unpack the downloaded stage onto the system. For instance, to get the SHA checksum:. The installation media can be installed on a USB stick or accessed via a netbooted environment.
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Hwndbook and Linux have an excellent history of logging capabilities – if needed, everything that happens on the system can be logged in log files. If you believe a new generic section is necessary to add to the Handbook, then propose a request by following the instructions below.
Here the term emerge will be used to ask Portage to make the software package available to the system. This verification is usually done in two steps:. After installation, the public keys of the Gentoo Release Engineering team need to be imported. Hentoo should be easy to determine. The following table lists a number of important groups:.
To genfoo from the current root user to the newly created user account, use the su command:. Note If the IP address, broadcast address, netmask and nameservers are known, then skip this subsection and continue with Using ifconfig and route. Warning Changing the partition type will remove all partitions from the disk.
If this isn’t done yet for instance through the mklabel operation earlier, or because the disk is a freshly formatted onefirst remove all existing partitions from the disk. Run ip link to determine the correct device name. If the default gpg port cannot be opened in the firewall then you might want to use something like:.
This is to be expected and nothing to worry about – the tool will create the location. It is important to choose the correct architecture before proceeding with the associated Installation section of a Handbook.
Such a service is called a name service. To create a user account, first enter their credentials, followed by the account’s password. At the boot prompt, users get the option of displaying the available kernels F1 and boot options F2.
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If detection problems are encountered be sure to read the GRUB2 article in its entirety before asking the Gentoo community for support. The following one is just an example:.
There’s an apparent typo on a whole series of these wiki pages. Well, at least when using IPv4 IP version 4. Don’t place experimental settings in this variable; too much optimization can make programs behave bad crash, or even worse, malfunction. Do not think that the default is what Gentoo recommends. This is because the user now logs on to – for SSH – a different server namely the freshly installed Gentoo system rather than the live environment that the installation is currently using.
In the example below eth0 shows up:. In the remainder of this document, the handbook will assume that the operating network interface is called eth0. This effectively renders the ability to switch to multilib profiles improbable, but possible. That also implies that the checksum should be verified against the values in the.
We use tar to proceed:. Although those are defined generally here, for maximum performance one would need to optimize these flags for each program separately.