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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
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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>
15 15
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>
21 21
22</body> 22</body>
394Visit one of our <uri 394Visit one of our <uri
395link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri> and go to 395link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri> and go to
396<path>releases/ppc/2004.1/livecd/universal</path>, which is 396<path>releases/ppc/2004.1/livecd/universal</path>, which is
397the path where the LiveCD(s) of your choice are located. Inside that 397the path where the LiveCD(s) of your choice are located. Inside that
398directory you'll find so-called ISO-files. Those are full CD images 398directory you'll find so-called ISO-files. Those are full CD images
399which you can write on a CD-R. 399which you can write on a CD-R.
400</p> 400</p>
401 401
402<p> 402<p>
403In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can 403In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can
404check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as 404check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as
405<path>install-ppc-minimal-2004.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 checksum 405<path>install-ppc-minimal-2004.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 checksum
406with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 406with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
407link="http://www.md5summer.org">md5summer</uri> for Windows. 407link="http://www.md5summer.org">md5summer</uri> for Windows.
408</p> 408</p>
409
410<p>
411Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to
412verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
413<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key:
414</p>
415
416<pre caption="Obtaining the public key">
417$ <i>gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 19462D47</i>
418</pre>
419
420<p>
421Now verify the signature:
422</p>
423
424<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature">
425$ <i>gpg --verify &lt;signature file&gt; &lt;downloaded iso&gt;</i>
426<comment>(If everything goes well, you should see something like this:)</comment>
427gpg: Signature made Mon Apr 19 18:54:40 2004 EDT using DSA key ID 19462D47
428gpg: Good signature from "John Davis (Gentoo Linux Developer) &lt;zhen@gentoo.org&gt;"
429gpg: aka "Gentoo Linux Release Engineering &lt;releng@gentoo.org&gt;"
430</pre>
409 431
410<p> 432<p>
411To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you 433To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you
412do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss a couple of popular 434do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss a couple of popular
413tools on how to do this. 435tools on how to do this.
414</p> 436</p>
415 437
416<ul> 438<ul>
417 <li> 439 <li>
418 With EasyCD Creator you select <c>File</c>, <c>Record CD 440 With EasyCD Creator you select <c>File</c>, <c>Record CD
419 from CD image</c>. Then you change the <c>Files of type</c> to <c>ISO image 441 from CD image</c>. Then you change the <c>Files of type</c> to <c>ISO image
420 file</c>. Then locate the ISO file and click <c>Open</c>. When you click on 442 file</c>. Then locate the ISO file and click <c>Open</c>. When you click on
421 <c>Start recording</c> the ISO image will be burned correctly onto the CD-R. 443 <c>Start recording</c> the ISO image will be burned correctly onto the CD-R.
422 </li> 444 </li>
423 <li> 445 <li>

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