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Added UEFI instructions to AMD64/x86 handbooks
by Sven Vermeulen, post on Tue 23 December 2014

I just finished up adding some UEFI instructions to the Gentoo handbooks for AMD64 and x86 (I don't know how many systems are still using x86 instead of the AMD64 one, and if those support UEFI, but the instructions are shared and they don't collide). The entire EFI stuff can …

Gentoo Handbooks almost moved to wiki
by Sven Vermeulen, post on Fri 12 December 2014

Content-wise, the move is done. I've done a few checks on the content to see if the structure still holds, translations are enabled on all pages, the use of partitions is sufficiently consistent for each architecture, and so on. The result can be seen on the gentoo handbook main page …

GPT or MBR in the Gentoo Handbook
by Sven Vermeulen, post on Wed 18 December 2013

I just committed a set of changes against the Gentoo Handbook (x86 and amd64) with the intent to have better instructions on GPT (GUID Partition Table) layout versus MBR (Master Boot Record) or MSDOS-style layout.

The part on "Preparing the Disks" saw the most changes. It starts with explaining the …