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9<sections> 9<sections>
10<section> 10<section>
11<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 11<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
12<subsection> 12<subsection>
13<title>Introduction</title> 13<title>Introduction</title>
14<body> 14<body>
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16<p> 16<p>
17Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to 17Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to
18successfully install Gentoo on your box. This of course depends on your 18successfully install Gentoo on your box. This of course depends on your
19architecture. 19architecture.
20</p> 20</p>
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22</body> 22</body>
327individual subarchitectures). For example the ppc variant of this CD is called 327individual subarchitectures). For example the ppc variant of this CD is called
328<c>install-ppc-universal-2004.1.iso</c> and can be found in the 328<c>install-ppc-universal-2004.1.iso</c> and can be found in the
329<path>universal</path> subdirectory. 329<path>universal</path> subdirectory.
330</p> 330</p>
331 331
332<p> 332<p>
333If you take a closer look on our mirrors, you will see 333If you take a closer look on our mirrors, you will see
334that we provide <e>Gentoo Package CDs</e>. This CD (which isn't 334that we provide <e>Gentoo Package CDs</e>. This CD (which isn't
335bootable) only contains precompiled packages and can be used to install software 335bootable) only contains precompiled packages and can be used to install software
336after a succesfull Gentoo Installation. To install Gentoo, you only 336after a succesfull Gentoo Installation. To install Gentoo, you only
337need the Universal LiveCD, but if you want OpenOffice.org, Mozilla, KDE, GNOME 337need the Universal LiveCD, but if you want OpenOffice.org, Mozilla, KDE, GNOME
338etc. without having to compile every single one of them, you need the Packages 338etc. without having to compile every single one of them, you need the Packages
339CD too. For example the G4 (a subarchitecture of ppc) Packages CD is 339CD too. For example the G4 (a subarchitecture of ppc) Packages CD is
340called <c>packages-g4-2004.1.iso</c> and can be found in the appropriate 340called <c>packages-g4-2004.1.iso</c> and can be found in the appropriate
341subdirectory (<path>g4/</path>). 341subdirectory (<path>g4/</path>).
342</p>
343
344<p>
345You only need the Packages CD if you want to perform a stage3 with GRP
346installation.
342</p> 347</p>
343 348
344<table> 349<table>
345<tr> 350<tr>
346 <th>Universal LiveCD with Packages CD</th> 351 <th>Universal LiveCD with Packages CD</th>
347 <th>Pros and Cons</th> 352 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
348</tr> 353</tr>
349<tr> 354<tr>
350 <th>+</th> 355 <th>+</th>
351 <ti>Packages CD is optimized to your architecture and subarchitecture</ti> 356 <ti>Packages CD is optimized to your architecture and subarchitecture</ti>
352</tr> 357</tr>
353<tr> 358<tr>
354 <th>+</th> 359 <th>+</th>
355 <ti> 360 <ti>
356 Packages CD provides precompiled packages for fast Gentoo installations 361 Packages CD provides precompiled packages for fast Gentoo installations

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