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| Gentoo 2012|
- Name: - Gentoo
- Version: 2012
- Official website: http://www.gentoo.org/
- License: GNU General Public License
- Wikpedia Page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gentoo_Linux
- Download: http://www.erpxe.com/downloads
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Gentoo Linux is a computer operating system built on top of the Linux kernel and based on the Portage package management system.
It is distributed as free and open source software.
Unlike a conventional software distribution, the user compiles the source code locally according to their chosen configuration.
Where source-code is available, Portage normally supplies no precompiled binaries, continuing in the tradition of the ports collection.
The development project and its products are named after the fastest-swimming penguin, the Gentoo, to reflect the potential speed improvements of machine-specific optimization.
Gentoo package management is designed to be modular, portable, easy to maintain, flexible, and optimized for the user's machine.
Gentoo describes itself as a meta-distribution, "because of its near-unlimited adaptability", in that the majority of users have configurations and sets of installed programs which are unique to themselves.
Linux Installation Instructions
Download gentoo12-ARCH-XXX.tar.gz to /
extract gentoo12-ARCH-XXX.tar.gz file:
tar -xvzf gentoo12-ARCH-XXX.tar.gz
Download Gentoo 2012 ISO Latest Version to /mnt/ :
Mount ISO file to temporary location (/mnt/cdrom/)
mkdir /mnt/cdrom/ mount -o loop /mnt/install-ARCH-minimal.iso /mnt/cdrom/
Gentoo x86: Copy gentoo.igz , gentoo , image.squashfs to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)
cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/gentoo /tftpboot/er/plugins/gentoo/i386/gentoo cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/gentoo.igz /tftpboot/er/plugins/gentoo/i386/gentoo.igz cp /mnt/cdrom/image.squashfs /tftpboot/er/shares/gentoo/i386/image.squashfs
Gentoo x64: Copy gentoo.igz , gentoo , image.squashfs to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)
cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/gentoo /tftpboot/er/plugins/gentoo/x86_64/gentoo cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/gentoo.igz /tftpboot/er/plugins/gentoo/x86_64/gentoo.igz cp /mnt/cdrom/image.squashfs /tftpboot/er/shares/gentoo/x86_64/image.squashfs
Verify files with filelist.txt in each folder.