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9<sections> 9<sections>
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11<version>2.1</version> 11<version>2.1</version>
12<date>2005-04-10</date> 12<date>2005-04-10</date>
13 13
14<section> 14<section>
15<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 15<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
16<subsection> 16<subsection>
17<title>Introduction</title> 17<title>Introduction</title>
18<body> 18<body>
19 19
20<p> 20<p>
21Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to 21Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to
22successfully install Gentoo on your box. 22successfully install Gentoo on your box.
562<subsection> 562<subsection>
563<title>Alternative: Booting the Installation CD with BootX</title> 563<title>Alternative: Booting the Installation CD with BootX</title>
564<body> 564<body>
565 565
566<p> 566<p>
567If you have an OldWorld Mac the bootable portion of the livecd can't be used. 567If you have an OldWorld Mac the bootable portion of the livecd can't be used.
568The most simple solution is to use MacOS to bootstrap into a Linux environment 568The most simple solution is to use MacOS to bootstrap into a Linux environment
569with a tool called BootX. Boot floppies are being prepared for Macs without 569with a tool called BootX. Boot floppies are being prepared for Macs without
570MacOS, but they are not available at this time. 570MacOS, but they are not available at this time.
571</p> 571</p>
572<p> 572<p>
573First, download <uri link="http://penguinppc.org/projects/bootx/">BootX</uri> 573First, download <uri link="http://penguinppc.org/projects/bootx/">BootX</uri>
574and unpack the archive. Copy the the <c>BootX Extension</c> from the unpacked 574and unpack the archive. Copy the the <c>BootX Extension</c> from the unpacked
575archive into <c>Extensions Folder</c> and the BootX App Control Panel into 575archive into <c>Extensions Folder</c> and the BootX App Control Panel into
576<c>Control Panels</c>, both of which are located in your MacOS System Folder. 576<c>Control Panels</c>, both of which are located in your MacOS System Folder.
577Next, copy the files <c>G3G4</c> and <c>G3G4.igz</c> from the Installation CD 577Next, create a folder called "Linux Kernels" in your System folder and copy the
578<path>boot</path> folder into the MacOS <c>System Folder</c>. 578<c>G3G4</c> kernel from the CD to this folder. Finally, copy <c>G3G4.igz</c>
579from the Installation CD <path>boot</path> folder into the MacOS
580<c>System Folder</c>.
579</p> 581</p>
580<p> 582<p>
581To prepare BootX, start the BootX App Control Panel. First select the Options 583To prepare BootX, start the BootX App Control Panel. First select the Options
582dialog and check <c>Use Specified RAM Disk</c> and select <c>G3G4.igz</c> from 584dialog and check <c>Use Specified RAM Disk</c> and select <c>G3G4.igz</c> from
583your System Folder. Continue back to the initial screen and ensure that the 585your System Folder. Continue back to the initial screen and ensure that the
584ramdisk size is at least <c>32000</c>. Finally, set the kernel arguments as 586ramdisk size is at least <c>32000</c>. Finally, set the kernel arguments as
585shown below: 587shown below:
586</p> 588</p>
587 589
588<pre caption="BootX kernel arguments"> 590<pre caption="BootX kernel arguments">
589cdroot root=/dev/ram0 init=linuxrc loop=livecd.squashfs looptype=squashfs console=tty0 nodevfs udev 591cdroot root=/dev/ram0 init=linuxrc loop=livecd.squashfs looptype=squashfs console=tty0 nodevfs udev
590</pre> 592</pre>
591<note> 593<note>
592The kernel parameters in the yaboot section above are also applicable here. 594The kernel parameters in the yaboot section above are also applicable here.
593</note> 595</note>

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