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9<sections> 9<sections>
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11<version>4.0</version> 11<version>5.0</version>
12<date>2008-04-01</date> 12<date>2010-07-19</date>
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14<section> 14<section>
15<title>Introduction to Block Devices</title> 15<title>Introduction to Block Devices</title>
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17<subsection> 17<subsection>
313<title>Creating the EFI Boot Partition</title> 313<title>Creating the EFI Boot Partition</title>
314<body> 314<body>
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316<p> 316<p>
317We first create a small EFI boot partition. This is required to be a FAT 317We first create a small EFI boot partition. This is required to be a FAT
318filesystem in order for the ia64 firmware to read it. Our example makes this 318filesystem in order for the <keyval id="arch"/> firmware to read it. Our
31932 megabytes, which is appropriate for storing kernels and elilo configuration. 319example makes this 32 MB, which is appropriate for storing kernels and
320You can expect each ia64 kernel to be around 5 megabytes, so this configuration 320<c>elilo</c> configuration. You can expect each <keyval id="arch"/> kernel to
321leaves you some room to grow and experiment. 321be around 5 MB, so this configuration leaves you some room to grow and
322experiment.
322</p> 323</p>
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324<pre caption="Creating the boot partition"> 325<pre caption="Creating the boot partition">
325(parted) <i>mkpart primary fat32 0 32</i> 326(parted) <i>mkpart primary fat32 0 32</i>
326(parted) <i>print</i> 327(parted) <i>print</i>
522# <i>mount /dev/sda3 /mnt/gentoo</i> 523# <i>mount /dev/sda3 /mnt/gentoo</i>
523</pre> 524</pre>
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525<note> 526<note>
526Unlike some of the other architectures supported by Gentoo, <path>/boot</path> 527Unlike some of the other architectures supported by Gentoo, <path>/boot</path>
527is not mounted on ia64. The reason for this is that the EFI boot partition will 528is not mounted on ia64. The reason for this is that the EFI boot partition will
528be automatically mounted and written by the elilo command each time that you run 529be automatically mounted and written by the <c>elilo</c> command each time that
529it. Because of this, /boot resides on the root filesystem and is the storage 530you run it. Because of this, <path>/boot</path> resides on the root filesystem
530place for the kernels referenced by your elilo configuration. 531and is the storage place for the kernels referenced by your <c>elilo</c>
532configuration.
531</note> 533</note>
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533<note> 535<note>
534If you want your <path>/tmp</path> to reside on a separate partition, be sure to 536If you want your <path>/tmp</path> to reside on a separate partition, be sure to
535change its permissions after mounting: <c>chmod 1777 /mnt/gentoo/tmp</c>. This 537change its permissions after mounting: <c>chmod 1777 /mnt/gentoo/tmp</c>. This

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