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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
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9<sections> 9<sections>
10<section> 10<section>
11<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 11<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
12<subsection> 12<subsection>
13<title>Introduction</title> 13<title>Introduction</title>
14<body> 14<body>
15 15
16<p> 16<p>
17Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to 17Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to
18successfully install Gentoo on your box. This of course depends on your 18successfully install Gentoo on your box. This of course depends on your
19architecture. 19architecture.
20</p> 20</p>
21 21
22</body> 22</body>
284<path>gentoo-alpha-1.4rc1-test3.iso.bz2.md5sum</path>). You can check the MD5 284<path>gentoo-alpha-1.4rc1-test3.iso.bz2.md5sum</path>). You can check the MD5
285checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 285checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
286link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows. 286link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows.
287</p> 287</p>
288 288
289<p> 289<p>
290Once downloaded, decompress the ISO file (as it is stored in a compressed format 290Once downloaded, decompress the ISO file (as it is stored in a compressed format
291using the Burrows-Wheeler text compression algorithm) using <c>bunzip2</c> (on 291using the Burrows-Wheeler text compression algorithm) using <c>bunzip2</c> (on
292Unix/Linux systems): 292Unix/Linux systems):
293</p> 293</p>
294 294
295<pre caption="Decompressing the iso.bz2 file"> 295<pre caption="Decompressing the iso.bz2 file">
296# <i>bunzip2 gentoo-alpha-1.4rc1-test3.iso.bz2</i> 296# <i>bunzip2 gentoo-alpha-1.4rc1-test3.iso.bz2</i>
297</pre> 297</pre>
298 298
299<!--
300<p> 299<p>
301Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to 300Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to
302verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with 301verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
303<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key: 302<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key:
304</p> 303</p>
305 304
306<pre caption="Obtaining the public key"> 305<pre caption="Obtaining the public key">
307$ <i>gpg - -keyserver pgp.mit.edu - -recv-keys 19462D47</i> 306$ <i>gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 17072058</i>
308</pre> 307</pre>
309 308
310<p> 309<p>
311Now verify the signature: 310Now verify the signature:
312</p> 311</p>
313 312
314<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature"> 313<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature">
315$ <i>gpg - -verify &lt;signature file&gt; &lt;downloaded iso&gt;</i> 314$ <i>gpg --verify &lt;signature file&gt; &lt;downloaded iso&gt;</i>
316<comment>(If everything goes well, you should see something like this:)</comment>
317gpg: Signature made Mon Apr 19 18:54:40 2004 EDT using DSA key ID 19462D47
318gpg: Good signature from "John Davis (Gentoo Linux Developer) &lt;zhen@gentoo.org&gt;"
319gpg: aka "Gentoo Linux Release Engineering &lt;releng@gentoo.org&gt;"
320</pre> 315</pre>
321-->
322 316
323<p> 317<p>
324To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you 318To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you
325do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and 319do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and
326<c>K3B</c> here; more information can be found in our <uri 320<c>K3B</c> here; more information can be found in our <uri
327link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri>. 321link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri>.
328</p> 322</p>
329 323
330<ul> 324<ul>
331 <li> 325 <li>
332 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc</c> (replace 326 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc</c> (replace
333 <path>/dev/hdc</path> with your CD-RW drive's device path) followed 327 <path>/dev/hdc</path> with your CD-RW drive's device path) followed
334 by the path to the ISO file :) 328 by the path to the ISO file :)
335 </li> 329 </li>
336 <li> 330 <li>

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