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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>
308 308
309<p> 309<p>
310Now verify the signature: 310Now verify the signature:
311</p> 311</p>
312 312
313<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature"> 313<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature">
314$ <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>
315<comment>(If everything goes well, you should see something like this:)</comment> 315<comment>(If everything goes well, you should see something like this:)</comment>
316gpg: Signature made Mon Apr 19 18:54:40 2004 EDT using DSA key ID 19462D47 316gpg: Signature made Mon Apr 19 18:54:40 2004 EDT using DSA key ID 19462D47
317gpg: Good signature from "John Davis (Gentoo Linux Developer) &lt;zhen@gentoo.org&gt;" 317gpg: Good signature from "John Davis (Gentoo Linux Developer) &lt;zhen@gentoo.org&gt;"
318gpg: aka "Gentoo Linux Release Engineering &lt;releng@gentoo.org&gt;" 318gpg: aka "Gentoo Linux Release Engineering &lt;releng@gentoo.org&gt;"
319</pre> 319</pre>
320 320
321<p> 321<p>
322To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you 322To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you
323do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss a couple of popular 323do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and
324tools on how to do this. 324<c>K3B</c> here; more information can be found in our <uri
325link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri>.
325</p> 326</p>
326 327
327<ul> 328<ul>
328 <li>
329 With EasyCD Creator you select <c>File</c>, <c>Record CD
330 from CD image</c>. Then you change the <c>Files of type</c> to <c>ISO image
331 file</c>. Then locate the ISO file and click <c>Open</c>. When you click on
332 <c>Start recording</c> the ISO image will be burned correctly onto the CD-R.
333 </li>
334 <li>
335 With Nero Burning ROM, select <c>File</c>, <c>Burn CD image</c>. Set the
336 type of file to <c>*.*</c> and select the ISO file. Older versions of Nero
337 will tell you they don't recognize the format -- confirm here, it does
338 recognize it but doesn't know it yet :) In the next dialog, set the
339 following parameters:
340 <ul>
341 <li>Type of image: <c>Data Mode 1</c></li>
342 <li>Block size: <c>2048 bytes</c></li>
343 <li>File precursor and length of the image trailer: <c>0 bytes</c></li>
344 <li>Scrambled: <c>no</c></li>
345 <li>Swapped: <c>no</c></li>
346 </ul>
347 Now click on <c>OK</c> and then <c>Burn</c> (the CD-R)
348 </li>
349 <li> 329 <li>
350 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc</c> (replace 330 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc</c> (replace
351 <path>/dev/hdc</path> with your CD-RW drive's device path) followed 331 <path>/dev/hdc</path> with your CD-RW drive's device path) followed
352 by the path to the ISO file :) 332 by the path to the ISO file :)
353 </li> 333 </li>
354 <li> 334 <li>
355 With K3B, select <c>Tools</c> &gt; <c>CD</c> &gt; <c>Burn Image</c>. Then 335 With K3B, select <c>Tools</c> &gt; <c>CD</c> &gt; <c>Burn Image</c>. Then
356 you can locate your ISO file within the 'Image to Burn' area. Finally click 336 you can locate your ISO file within the 'Image to Burn' area. Finally click
357 <c>Start</c>. 337 <c>Start</c>.
358 </li> 338 </li>
359</ul> 339</ul>
360 340
361</body> 341</body>
362</subsection> 342</subsection>
363<subsection> 343<subsection>

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