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9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>2.2</version> 11<version>2.3</version>
12<date>2005-04-04</date> 12<date>2005-04-10</date>
13 13
14<section> 14<section>
15<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 15<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
16<subsection> 16<subsection>
17<title>Introduction</title> 17<title>Introduction</title>
18<body> 18<body>
19 19
20<p> 20<p>
21Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to 21Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to
22successfully install Gentoo on your box. 22successfully install Gentoo on your box.
23</p> 23</p>
24 24
25</body> 25</body>
26</subsection> 26</subsection>
27<subsection> 27<subsection>
128</tr> 128</tr>
129<tr> 129<tr>
130 <th>+</th> 130 <th>+</th>
131 <ti>Allows you to learn more about the inner workings of Gentoo</ti> 131 <ti>Allows you to learn more about the inner workings of Gentoo</ti>
132</tr> 132</tr>
133<tr> 133<tr>
134 <th>-</th> 134 <th>-</th>
135 <ti>Takes a long time to finish the installation</ti> 135 <ti>Takes a long time to finish the installation</ti>
136</tr> 136</tr>
137<tr> 137<tr>
138 <th>-</th> 138 <th>-</th>
139 <ti> 139 <ti>
140 If you don't intend to tweak the settings, it is a waste of time 140 If you don't intend to tweak the settings, it is a waste of time
141 </ti> 141 </ti>
142</tr> 142</tr>
143<tr>
144 <th>-</th>
145 <ti>
146 Requires a working Internet connection during the installation
147 </ti>
148</tr>
143</table> 149</table>
144 150
145</body> 151</body>
146</subsection> 152</subsection>
147<subsection> 153<subsection>
148<title>A Stage2 Approach</title> 154<title>A Stage2 Approach</title>
149<body> 155<body>
150 156
151<p> 157<p>
152A <e>stage2</e> is used for building the entire system from a bootstrapped 158A <e>stage2</e> is used for building the entire system from a bootstrapped
153"semi-compiled" state. 159"semi-compiled" state.
154</p> 160</p>
155 161
156<p> 162<p>
157Stage2 installs allow you to skip the bootstrap process; doing this 163Stage2 installs allow you to skip the bootstrap process; doing this
175<tr> 181<tr>
176 <th>+</th> 182 <th>+</th>
177 <ti>You can still tweak your settings</ti> 183 <ti>You can still tweak your settings</ti>
178</tr> 184</tr>
179<tr> 185<tr>
180 <th>-</th> 186 <th>-</th>
181 <ti>You cannot tweak as much as with a stage1</ti> 187 <ti>You cannot tweak as much as with a stage1</ti>
182</tr> 188</tr>
183<tr> 189<tr>
184 <th>-</th> 190 <th>-</th>
185 <ti>It's still not the fastest way to install Gentoo</ti> 191 <ti>It's still not the fastest way to install Gentoo</ti>
186</tr> 192</tr>
187<tr> 193<tr>
188 <th>-</th> 194 <th>-</th>
189 <ti>You have to accept the optimizations we chose for the bootstrap</ti> 195 <ti>You have to accept the optimizations we chose for the bootstrap</ti>
196</tr>
197<tr>
198 <th>-</th>
199 <ti>
200 Requires a working Internet connection during the installation
201 </ti>
190</tr> 202</tr>
191</table> 203</table>
192 204
193</body> 205</body>
194</subsection> 206</subsection>
195<subsection> 207<subsection>
196<title>A Stage3 Approach</title> 208<title>A Stage3 Approach</title>
197<body> 209<body>
198 210
199<p> 211<p>
200A <e>stage3</e> installation contains a basic Gentoo Linux system that has been 212A <e>stage3</e> installation contains a basic Gentoo Linux system that has been
201built for you. You will only need to build a few packages of which we can't 213built for you. You will only need to build a few packages of which we can't
202decide for you which one to choose. 214decide for you which one to choose.
203</p> 215</p>
204 216

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