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Introduction

This guide is about how to install Gentoo Linux on the Gateway E-4000 series.

Hardware

Cpu and Cache Intel® Pentium® 4 CPU 2.4GHz, 512KB On-Die L2 Cache
Chipset Intel® 845G/GL Chipset
Video Intel® 845G/GL
LAN Intel® PRO/100 VE 10/100 Mbit
USB Intel 82801DB

lspci output

Code: lspci output
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE/PE DRAM Controller/Host-Hub Interface (rev 03)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE Chipset Integrated Graphics Device (rev 03)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 02)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 02)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 02)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-M) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 02)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev 82)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL (ICH4/ICH4-L) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 02)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801DB (ICH4) IDE Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) SMBus Controller (rev 02)
00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 02)
01:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82801DB PRO/100 VE (LOM) Ethernet Controller (rev 82)

Audio

Sound works with the snd-hda-intel driver.

Linux Kernel Configuration: Sound

Device Drivers --->

    Sound  --->
        <*> Sound card support
            Advanced Linux Sound Architecture  --->
                <*> Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
                < >   Sequencer support
                < >   OSS Mixer API
                < >   OSS PCM (digital audio) API
                      PCI devices  --->
                          <*> Intel HD Audio
            Open Sound System  --->
                < > Open Sound System (DEPRECATED)

Lan

Linux Kernel Configuration: Ethernet
Device Drivers  --->
    Network Device Support  --->
        Ethernet (10 or 100 Mbit)  --->
            [*] EISA, VLB, PCI and on board controllers
                <*> Intel(R) PRO/100+ support

Hard disk

Linux Kernel Configuration: ATA Controller
Device Drivers  --->
    ATA/ATAPI/MFM/RLL support  --->
        <*> ATA/ATAPI/MFM/RLL support
            <*> Enhanced IDE/MFM/RLL disk/cdrom/tape/floppy support
                 <*> Include IDE/ATA-2 DISK support
                 <*> Include IDE/ATAPI CDROM support
                 [*] PCI IDE chipset support
                      <*> Generic PCI bus-master DMA support
                           [*] Use PCI DMA by default when available
                           <*> Intel PIIXn chipsets support

Xorg

Working xorg.conf settings:

File: xorg.conf
Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier	"Generic Keyboard"
	Driver		"kbd"
	Option		"XkbRules"	"xorg"
	Option		"XkbModel"	"pc105"
	Option		"XkbLayout"	"us"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier	"Configured Mouse"
	Driver		"mouse"
	Option		"CorePointer"
EndSection

Section "Device"
	Identifier	"Configured Video Device"
	Boardname	"nvidia"
	Busid		"PCI:1:0:0"
	Driver		"nvidia"
	Screen	0
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier	"Configured Monitor"
	Vendorname	"Gateway"
	Modelname	"Gateway FPD1530 R0"
	Horizsync	31.0-63.0
	Vertrefresh	55.0-75.0
  modeline  "640x480@60" 25.2 640 656 752 800 480 490 492 525 -vsync -hsync
  modeline  "640x480@72" 31.5 640 664 704 832 480 489 491 520 -vsync -hsync
  modeline  "640x480@75" 31.5 640 656 720 840 480 481 484 500 -vsync -hsync
  modeline  "800x600@56" 36.0 800 824 896 1024 600 601 603 625 +hsync +vsync
  modeline  "800x600@72" 50.0 800 856 976 1040 600 637 643 666 +hsync +vsync
  modeline  "800x600@75" 49.5 800 816 896 1056 600 601 604 625 +hsync +vsync
  modeline  "800x600@60" 40.0 800 840 968 1056 600 601 605 628 +hsync +vsync
  modeline  "832x624@75" 57.284 832 864 928 1152 624 625 628 667 -vsync -hsync
  modeline  "1024x768@75" 78.8 1024 1040 1136 1312 768 769 772 800 +hsync +vsync
  modeline  "1024x768@70" 75.0 1024 1048 1184 1328 768 771 777 806 -vsync -hsync
  modeline  "1024x768@60" 65.0 1024 1048 1184 1344 768 771 777 806 -vsync -hsync
  modeline  "1280x960@60" 102.1 1280 1360 1496 1712 960 961 964 994 -hsync +vsync
	Gamma	1.0
EndSection

Section "Screen"
	Identifier	"Default Screen"
	Monitor		"Configured Monitor"
	Device		"Configured Video Device"
	Defaultdepth	24
	SubSection "Display"
		Depth	24
		Modes		"1024x768@70"	"1024x768@60"	"1024x768@75"		"832x624@75"	"800x600@60"	"800x600@75"	"800x600@72"	"800x600@56"	"640x480@75"	"640x480@72"	"640x480@60"
	EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
	Identifier	"Default Layout"
  screen 0 "Default Screen" 0 0
EndSection
Section "Module"
	Load		"glx"
	Load		"v4l"
EndSection
Section "device" #   
	Identifier	"device1"
	Boardname	"nvidia"
	Busid		"PCI:1:0:0"
	Driver		"nvidia"
	Screen	1
EndSection
Section "screen" #   
	Identifier	"screen1"
	Device		"device1"
	Defaultdepth	24
	Monitor		"monitor1"
	SubSection "Display"
		Depth	24
		Modes		"640x480@60"
	EndSubSection
EndSection
Section "monitor" #   
	Identifier	"monitor1"
	Vendorname	"Plug 'n' Play"
	Modelname	"Plug 'n' Play"
  modeline  "640x480@60" 25.2 640 656 752 800 480 490 492 525 -vsync -hsync
	Gamma	1.0
EndSection
Section "ServerFlags"
EndSection
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