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11<version>7.1</version> 11<version>8.0</version>
12<date>2006-08-30</date> 12<date>2007-05-07</date>
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14<section> 14<section>
15<title>Installing PALO</title> 15<title>Installing PALO</title>
16<body> 16<body>
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18<p> 18<p>
19On the PA-RISC platform, the boot loader is called palo. You may need to 19On the PA-RISC platform, the boot loader is called palo. You may need to emerge
20emerge it on your machine first. 20it on your machine first.
21</p> 21</p>
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23<pre caption="Installing palo"> 23<pre caption="Installing palo">
24# <i>emerge palo</i> 24# <i>emerge palo</i>
25</pre> 25</pre>
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27<p> 27<p>
28You can find the configuration file in <path>/etc/palo.conf</path>. Here is a 28You can find the configuration file in <path>/etc/palo.conf</path>. Here is a
29sample configuration: 29sample configuration:
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32<pre caption = "/etc/palo.conf example"> 32<pre caption = "/etc/palo.conf example">
33--commandline=2/kernel-2.6.16.18-pa11 root=/dev/sda4 33--commandline=2/<keyval id="kernel-name"/> root=/dev/sda4
34--recoverykernel=/vmlinux.old 34--recoverykernel=/vmlinux.old
35--init-partitioned=/dev/sda 35--init-partitioned=/dev/sda
36</pre> 36</pre>
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38<p> 38<p>
39The first line tells palo the location of the kernel and which boot parameters 39The first line tells palo the location of the kernel and which boot parameters
40it must use. <c>2/kernel-2.6.16.18-pa11</c> means the kernel named 40it must use. <c>2/<keyval id="kernel-name"/></c> means the kernel named
41<c>/kernel-2.6.16.18-pa11</c> resides on the second partition. Beware, the 41<c>/<keyval id="kernel-name"/></c> resides on the second partition. Beware, the
42path to the kernel is relative to the boot partition, not to the root 42path to the kernel is relative to the boot partition, not to the root
43partition. 43partition.
44</p> 44</p>
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46<p> 46<p>
47The second line indicates which recovery kernel to use. If it is your 47The second line indicates which recovery kernel to use. If it is your
48first install and you do not have a recovery kernel, please comment this 48first install and you do not have a recovery kernel, please comment this
49out. The third line indicates on which disk palo will reside. 49out. The third line indicates on which disk palo will reside.
50</p> 50</p>
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52<p> 52<p>
53When configuration is done, just run <c>palo</c>. 53When configuration is done, just run <c>palo</c>.
54</p> 54</p>

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