Sortix 1.1dev nightly manual
This manual documents Sortix 1.1dev nightly, a development build that has not been officially released. You can instead view this document in the latest official manual.
|INSTALLATION(7)||Miscellaneous Information Manual||INSTALLATION(7)|
operating system installation instructions upgrade(7) manual page covers upgrading an existing installation.After the installation is complete, power off the computer and remove the -cdrom sortix.iso option.
- A sortix-x.y-arch.iso release for your architecture.
- A cdrom onto which the release has been burned, or USB portable storage onto which the release has been placed at the first byte and onwards.
- A computer meeting the system requirements.
- 32-bit x86 CPU with SSE (i686 release), or 64-bit x86 CPU (x86_64 release).
- 1 GiB RAM (recommended) to run iso live environment (including installer) with all ports loaded, or significantly less if unimportant ports are not loaded. An installation on a harddisk will require very little RAM to run after installation.
- ATA or AHCI harddisk with at least 1 GiB of unpartitioned space.
- BIOS firmware, or UEFI firmware in legacy mode.
- PS/2 keyboard/mouse firmware emulation to use those devices.
- If you wish to dual boot, you need an existing operating system with a multiboot compliant bootloader such as GRUB.
qemu-img create sortix.raw 1G qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -m 1024 -vga std -cdrom sortix.iso \ -drive file=sortix.raw,format=raw
- Running a fully-featured temporary live environment.
- Running the operating system installer (sysinstall(8)).
- Upgrading an existing installation to this release (sysupgrade(8)).
nothen simply add a space in front as leading spaces are trimmed. You will then be asked for the full name and the password for the new user. A user directory will be made in /home. The new user is added to passwd(5) and group(5). Please note that Sortix is not currently secure as a multi-user system and filesystem permissions are not enforced. sysinstall(8) yourself, then you will be returned to your live environment shell. Otherwise the computer will power off when the chroot environment terminates. Upon boot of the new system it will be configured in multi-user mode and you will be presented with a login screen. Authenticate as one of the local users and you will be given a shell. To power off the computer login as user poweroff and to reboot the computer login as user reboot. The user-guide(7) manual page is a basic overview of the system for new users. Congratulations on your new Sortix system. chkblayout(1), chvideomode(1), man(1), fstab(5), group(5), grubpw(5), kblayout(5), passwd(5), videomode(5), development(7), gpt(7), initrd(7), kernel(7), mbr(7), release-iso-modification(7), upgrade(7), user-guide(7), disked(8), fsck(8), init(8), sysinstall(8), sysupgrade(8), update-grub(8), update-initrd(8)
|December 25, 2015||Debian|