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Update HPPA handbook for the weekly autobuilds. Note that HPPA users must still download and boot a 2008.0 liveCD, as there aren't any weekly CDs. I guess the hardware is old and won't really change. Once there's a more recent CD, we can change hb-install-hppa-medium.xml to use the correct conditional include for the autobuild CD directory. Fixes bug 260403, bug 292726, and bug 234310.

1 swift 1.1 <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2     <!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
3    
4     <!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
5 neysx 1.13 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
6 swift 1.1
7 nightmorph 1.18 <!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-hppa-bootloader.xml,v 1.17 2008/04/01 08:53:46 nightmorph Exp $ -->
8 swift 1.1
9     <sections>
10 swift 1.6
11 nightmorph 1.18 <version>10.0</version>
12     <date>2010-07-19</date>
13 swift 1.6
14 swift 1.1 <section>
15     <title>Installing PALO</title>
16     <body>
17    
18     <p>
19 nightmorph 1.18 On the PA-RISC platform, the boot loader is called <c>palo</c>. You may need to
20     emerge it on your machine first.
21 vapier 1.10 </p>
22    
23     <pre caption="Installing palo">
24     # <i>emerge palo</i>
25     </pre>
26    
27     <p>
28 nightmorph 1.16 You can find the configuration file in <path>/etc/palo.conf</path>. Here is a
29 vapier 1.10 sample configuration:
30 swift 1.1 </p>
31    
32 nightmorph 1.18 <pre caption="/etc/palo.conf example">
33 nightmorph 1.16 --commandline=2/<keyval id="kernel-name"/> root=/dev/sda4
34 swift 1.1 --recoverykernel=/vmlinux.old
35 swift 1.11 --init-partitioned=/dev/sda
36 swift 1.1 </pre>
37    
38     <p>
39 nightmorph 1.15 The first line tells palo the location of the kernel and which boot parameters
40 nightmorph 1.16 it must use. <c>2/<keyval id="kernel-name"/></c> means the kernel named
41     <c>/<keyval id="kernel-name"/></c> resides on the second partition. Beware, the
42 nightmorph 1.15 path to the kernel is relative to the boot partition, not to the root
43     partition.
44 swift 1.1 </p>
45    
46     <p>
47 nightmorph 1.16 The second line indicates which recovery kernel to use. If it is your
48 swift 1.1 first install and you do not have a recovery kernel, please comment this
49 nightmorph 1.16 out. The third line indicates on which disk palo will reside.
50 swift 1.1 </p>
51    
52     <p>
53     When configuration is done, just run <c>palo</c>.
54     </p>
55    
56 nightmorph 1.18 <pre caption="Applying the PALO configuration">
57 swift 1.1 # <i>palo</i>
58     </pre>
59    
60     <p>
61 swift 1.3 Now continue with <uri link="#reboot">Rebooting the System</uri>.
62 swift 1.1 </p>
63    
64     </body>
65     </section>
66 cam 1.4 <section id="reboot">
67 swift 1.3 <title>Rebooting the System</title>
68     <subsection>
69     <body>
70    
71     <p>
72     Exit the chrooted environment and unmount all mounted partitions. Then type in
73     that one magical command you have been waiting for: <c>reboot</c>.
74     </p>
75    
76     <pre caption="Exiting the chroot, unmounting all partitions and rebooting">
77     # <i>exit</i>
78 swift 1.5 cdimage ~# <i>cd</i>
79 neysx 1.12 cdimage ~# <i>umount /mnt/gentoo/boot /mnt/gentoo/dev /mnt/gentoo/proc /mnt/gentoo</i>
80 swift 1.3 cdimage ~# <i>reboot</i>
81     </pre>
82    
83     <p>
84     Of course, don't forget to remove the bootable CD, otherwise the CD will be
85     booted again instead of your new Gentoo system.
86     </p>
87    
88     <p>
89     Once rebooted in your Gentoo installation, finish up with <uri
90     link="?part=1&amp;chap=11">Finalizing your Gentoo Installation</uri>.
91     </p>
92    
93     </body>
94     </subsection>
95     </section>
96 swift 1.1 </sections>

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