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11<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 11<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
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318gpg: aka "Gentoo Linux Release Engineering &lt;releng@gentoo.org&gt;" 318gpg: aka "Gentoo Linux Release Engineering &lt;releng@gentoo.org&gt;"
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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>

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