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12To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions. 12To be able to install Gentoo, you must create the necessary partitions.
13This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage. 13This chapter describes how to partition a disk for future usage.
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17<date>2012-10-28</date> 17<date>2013-01-20</date>
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20<title>Introduction to Block Devices</title> 20<title>Introduction to Block Devices</title>
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130Apple Old World machines are a bit more complicated to configure. The first 130Apple Old World machines are a bit more complicated to configure. The first
131partition is always an <e>Apple Partition Map</e>. This partition keeps track 131partition is always an <e>Apple Partition Map</e>. This partition keeps track
132of the layout of the disk. You cannot remove this partition. If you are using 132of the layout of the disk. You cannot remove this partition. If you are using
133BootX, the configuration below assumes that MacOS is installed on a seperate 133BootX, the configuration below assumes that MacOS is installed on a seperate
134disk. If this is not the case, there will be additional partitions for "Apple 134disk. If this is not the case, there will be additional partitions for "Apple
135Disk Drivers" such as <path>Apple_Driver63, Apple_Driver_ATA, Apple_FWDriver, 135Disk Drivers" such as <path>Apple_Driver63</path>, <path>Apple_Driver_ATA</path>,
136<path>Apple_FWDriver</path>, <path>Apple_Driver_IOKit</path>,
136Apple_Driver_IOKit, Apple_Patches</path> and the MacOS install. If you are 137<path>Apple_Patches</path> and the MacOS install. If you are
137using Quik, you will need to create a boot partition to hold the kernel, unlike 138using Quik, you will need to create a boot partition to hold the kernel, unlike
138other Apple boot methods. After the boot partition, the usual Linux filesystems 139other Apple boot methods. After the boot partition, the usual Linux filesystems
139are placed, according to the scheme below. The swap partition is a temporary 140are placed, according to the scheme below. The swap partition is a temporary
140storage place for when your system runs out of physical memory. The root 141storage place for when your system runs out of physical memory. The root
141partition will contain the filesystem that Gentoo is installed on. 142partition will contain the filesystem that Gentoo is installed on.

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