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9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>8.1</version> 11<version>8.1</version>
12<date>2007-06-29</date> 12<date>2007-06-29</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.
27<subsection> 27<subsection>
28<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 28<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
29<body> 29<body>
30 30
31<table> 31<table>
32<tr> 32<tr>
33 <th>Apple NewWorld Machines</th> 33 <th>Apple NewWorld Machines</th>
34 <ti> 34 <ti>
35 Power/PowerPC microprocessors (G3, G4, G5) such as iMac, eMac, iBook 35 Power/PowerPC microprocessors (G3, G4, G5) such as iMac, eMac, iBook
36 PowerBook, Xserver, PowerMac 36 PowerBook, Xserver, PowerMac
37 </ti> 37 </ti>
38</tr> 38</tr>
39<tr> 39<tr>
40 <th>Apple OldWorld machines</th> 40 <th>Apple OldWorld machines</th>
41 <ti> 41 <ti>
42 Apple Machines with an OpenFirmware revision less than 3, such as the Beige 42 Apple Machines with an Open Firmware revision less than 3, such as the Beige
43 G3s, PCI PowerMacs and PCI PowerBooks. PCI based Apple Clones should also 43 G3s, PCI PowerMacs and PCI PowerBooks. PCI based Apple Clones should also
44 be supported. 44 be supported.
45 </ti> 45 </ti>
46</tr> 46</tr>
47<tr> 47<tr>
48 <th>Genesi</th> 48 <th>Genesi</th>
49 <ti> 49 <ti>
50 Pegasos I/II, Open Desktop Workstation, Efika 50 Pegasos I/II, Open Desktop Workstation, Efika
51 </ti> 51 </ti>
52</tr> 52</tr>
53<tr> 53<tr>
54 <th>IBM</th> 54 <th>IBM</th>
55 <ti> 55 <ti>
56 RS/6000, iSeries, pSeries 56 RS/6000, iSeries, pSeries
57 </ti> 57 </ti>
58</tr> 58</tr>
278 Enables support for IEEE1394 (FireWire) devices, like external harddisks. 278 Enables support for IEEE1394 (FireWire) devices, like external harddisks.
279 </ti> 279 </ti>
280</tr> 280</tr>
281<tr> 281<tr>
282 <ti><c>dopcmcia</c></ti> 282 <ti><c>dopcmcia</c></ti>
283 <ti> 283 <ti>
284 If you want to use PCMCIA devices during your installation (like PCMCIA 284 If you want to use PCMCIA devices during your installation (like PCMCIA
285 network cards) you have to enable this option. 285 network cards) you have to enable this option.
286 </ti> 286 </ti>
287</tr> 287</tr>
288</table> 288</table>
289 289
290<p> 290<p>
291To use the above options, at the <e>boot:</e> prompt, type <e>apple</e> followed 291To use the above options, at the <e>boot:</e> prompt, type <e>apple</e> followed
292by the desired option. In the example below, we'll force the kernel to use the 292by the desired option. In the example below, we'll force the kernel to use the
293OpenFirmware framebuffer instead of the device specific driver. 293Open Firmware framebuffer instead of the device specific driver.
294</p> 294</p>
295 295
296<pre caption="Force the use of the OpenFirmware framebuffer"> 296<pre caption="Force the use of the Open Firmware framebuffer">
297boot: <i>apple video=ofonly</i> 297boot: <i>apple video=ofonly</i>
298</pre> 298</pre>
299 299
300<p> 300<p>
301If you don't need to add any options, just hit enter at this prompt, and a 301If you don't need to add any options, just hit enter at this prompt, and a
302complete Gentoo Linux environment will be loaded from the CD. Continue with 302complete Gentoo Linux environment will be loaded from the CD. Continue with
303<uri link="#booted">And When You're Booted...</uri>. 303<uri link="#booted">And When You're Booted...</uri>.
304</p> 304</p>
305 305
306</body> 306</body>
307</subsection> 307</subsection>
308<subsection> 308<subsection>
309<title>Alternative: Booting the Installation CD on a Pegasos</title> 309<title>Alternative: Booting the Installation CD on a Pegasos</title>
310<body> 310<body>
311 311

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