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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>
34<li> 34<li>
35 You need at least 2 GB of free disk space 35 You need at least 2 GB of free disk space
36</li> 36</li>
37<li> 37<li>
38 If you do not use prebuilt packages, you need at least 300 MB of memory (RAM + 38 If you do not use prebuilt packages, you need at least 300 MB of memory (RAM +
39 swap) 39 swap), if you do use prebuilt packages you need at least 64 MB of memory to boot the system.
40</li> 40</li>
41<li> 41<li>
42 For the <e>PowerPC architecture</e>, you can install Gentoo/PPC on NewWorld machines 42 For the <e>PowerPC architecture</e>, you can install Gentoo/PPC on NewWorld machines
43 having a Power or PowerPC microprocessor, including but not limited to G3, G4 43 having a Power or PowerPC microprocessor, including but not limited to G3, G4
44 or G5 powered Apple computers such as the iMac, the eMac, the iBook, the PowerBook, 44 or G5 powered Apple computers such as the iMac, the eMac, the iBook, the PowerBook,
45 Xserve, PowerMac, and bPlan's Pegasos I and II. We also provide limited 45 Xserve, PowerMac, and bPlan's Pegasos II. We also provide limited
46 support for OldWorld systems, IBM (RS/6000, iSeries, pSeries, ...) and Amiga 46 support for OldWorld systems, IBM (RS/6000, iSeries, pSeries, ...) and Amiga
47 systems. Be sure to read up on the <uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">Gentoo 47 systems. Be sure to read up on the <uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">Gentoo
48 PPC FAQ</uri> before you begin. 48 PPC FAQ</uri> before you begin.
49</li> 49</li>
50</ul> 50</ul>
251</subsection> 251</subsection>
252<subsection> 252<subsection>
253<title>Gentoo LiveCDs</title> 253<title>Gentoo LiveCDs</title>
254<body> 254<body>
255 255
256<note>
257The Gentoo/PPC 2004.2 release is not official, so you will not find them on the
258mirrors. All of our self-organised mirrors are currently down. The only chance
259you can get the LiveCDs is via <uri
260link="http://torrents.gentoo.org/torrents/">BitTorrent</uri>.
261</note>
262
263<note>
264It is known that the Pegasos II will not boot the 2004.2 LiveCD. Please use the
2652004.1 LiveCD.
266</note>
267
256<p> 268<p>
257The <e>Gentoo LiveCDs</e> are bootable CDs which contain a 269The <e>Gentoo LiveCDs</e> are bootable CDs which contain a
258self-sustained Gentoo environment. They allow you to boot Linux from the CD. 270self-sustained Gentoo environment. They allow you to boot Linux from the CD.
259During the boot process your hardware is detected and the appropriate drivers 271During the boot process your hardware is detected and the appropriate drivers
260are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers. 272are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers.
261</p> 273</p>
262 274
263<p> 275<p>
264All LiveCDs allow you to boot, setup networking, initialize your 276All LiveCDs allow you to boot, set up networking, initialize your
265partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet. However, some 277partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet. However, some
266LiveCDs also contain all necessary source code so you are able to install 278LiveCDs also contain all necessary source code so you are able to install
267Gentoo without a working network configuration. 279Gentoo without a working network configuration.
268</p> 280</p>
269 281
307 </ti> 319 </ti>
308</tr> 320</tr>
309<tr> 321<tr>
310 <th>-</th> 322 <th>-</th>
311 <ti> 323 <ti>
312 Contains no stages, no portage snapshot, no GRP packages and therefore not 324 Contains no stages, no Portage snapshot, no GRP packages and therefore not
313 suitable for networkless installation 325 suitable for networkless installation
314 </ti> 326 </ti>
315</tr> 327</tr>
316</table> 328</table>
317 329
410<p> 422<p>
411As long as Mac OS X does not support <c>md5sum</c> you have to use the md5 423As long as Mac OS X does not support <c>md5sum</c> you have to use the md5
412capability of <c>openssl</c>. Therefore type in Terminal.app: 424capability of <c>openssl</c>. Therefore type in Terminal.app:
413</p> 425</p>
414 426
415<pre caption="md5sum with the help of upenssl"> 427<pre caption="md5sum with the help of openssl">
416$ <i>openssl md5 /path/to/iso</i> 428$ <i>openssl md5 /path/to/iso</i>
417<comment>This could take some time depending of the size of the ISO and your CPU</comment> 429<comment>This could take some time depending of the size of the ISO and your CPU</comment>
418</pre> 430</pre>
419 431
420<p> 432<p>
429link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">PPC FAQ.</uri> 441link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">PPC FAQ.</uri>
430</p> 442</p>
431 443
432<p> 444<p>
433To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you 445To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you
434do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and 446do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c>,
435<c>k3b</c> here; more information can be found in our <uri 447<c>k3b</c> and the MacOS burning possibilities here; more information can
436link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri> and the <uri 448be found in our <uri link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri> and
437link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">PPC FAQ</uri>. 449the <uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">PPC FAQ</uri>.
438</p> 450</p>
439 451
440<ul> 452<ul>
441 <li> 453 <li>
442 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc</c> (replace 454 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc</c> (replace
446 <li> 458 <li>
447 With k3b, select <c>Tools</c> &gt; <c>CD</c> &gt; <c>Burn Image</c>. Then 459 With k3b, select <c>Tools</c> &gt; <c>CD</c> &gt; <c>Burn Image</c>. Then
448 you can locate your ISO file within the 'Image to Burn' area. Finally click 460 you can locate your ISO file within the 'Image to Burn' area. Finally click
449 <c>Start</c>. 461 <c>Start</c>.
450 </li> 462 </li>
463 <li>
464 With Mac OS X Panther, launch <c>Disk Utility</c> from
465 <path>Applications/Utilities</path>, select <c>Open</c> from the
466 <c>Images</c> menu, select the mounted disk image in the main window and
467 select <c>Burn</c> in the <c>Images</c> menu.
468 </li>
469 <li>
470 With Mac OS X Jaguar, launch <c>Disk Copy</c> from
471 <path>Applications/Utilities</path>, select <c>Burn Image</c> from the
472 <c>File</c> menu, select the ISO and click the <c>Burn</c> button.
473 </li>
451</ul> 474</ul>
452 475
453</body> 476</body>
454</subsection> 477</subsection>
455</section> 478</section>
472the unpacked archive-file into the <c>Extensions Folder</c> and make a new 495the unpacked archive-file into the <c>Extensions Folder</c> and make a new
473directory called <c>Linux Kernels</c> in the System Folder. In the next step you 496directory called <c>Linux Kernels</c> in the System Folder. In the next step you
474need to copy the <c>G3</c> kernel and the <c>initrd.img.gz</c> from the LiveCD 497need to copy the <c>G3</c> kernel and the <c>initrd.img.gz</c> from the LiveCD
475into the <c>Linux Kernels</c> directory. Then reboot the system and wait for 498into the <c>Linux Kernels</c> directory. Then reboot the system and wait for
476BootX to load. After BootX loaded you still have to set up a few items. In the 499BootX to load. After BootX loaded you still have to set up a few items. In the
477options dialog you need to check <c>Use Secified RAM Disk</c> and select the 500options dialog you need to check <c>Use Specified RAM Disk</c> and select the
478<c>initrd.img.gz</c> which you put in the <c>Linux Kernels</c> directory. The 501<c>initrd.img.gz</c> which you put in the <c>Linux Kernels</c> directory. The
479ramdisk size should be set to at least <c>32000</c>. Furthermore the kernel 502ramdisk size should be set to at least <c>32000</c>. Furthermore the kernel
480argument needs to be set to <c>rw init=/linuxrc cdroot</c>. Eventually you are 503argument needs to be set to <c>rw init=/linuxrc cdroot</c>. Eventually you are
481able to boot the LiveCD when you select Linux on Startup. 504able to boot the LiveCD when you select Linux on Startup.
482</p> 505</p>
651<comment>Activate DMA + Safe Performance-enhancing Options:</comment> # <i>hdparm -d 1 -A 1 -m 16 -u 1 -a 64 /dev/hda</i> 674<comment>Activate DMA + Safe Performance-enhancing Options:</comment> # <i>hdparm -d 1 -A 1 -m 16 -u 1 -a 64 /dev/hda</i>
652</pre> 675</pre>
653 676
654</body> 677</body>
655</subsection> 678</subsection>
656<subsection> 679<subsection id="useraccounts">
657<title>Optional: User Accounts</title> 680<title>Optional: User Accounts</title>
658<body> 681<body>
659 682
660<p> 683<p>
661If you plan on giving other people access to your installation 684If you plan on giving other people access to your installation
679its password. We use <c>useradd</c> and <c>passwd</c> for these tasks. 702its password. We use <c>useradd</c> and <c>passwd</c> for these tasks.
680In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;. 703In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;.
681</p> 704</p>
682 705
683<pre caption="Creating a user account"> 706<pre caption="Creating a user account">
684# <i>useradd john</i> 707# <i>useradd -m -G users john</i>
685# <i>passwd john</i> 708# <i>passwd john</i>
686New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment> 709New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment>
687Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment> 710Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment>
688</pre> 711</pre>
689 712
691You can change your user id from root to the newly created user by using 714You can change your user id from root to the newly created user by using
692<c>su</c>: 715<c>su</c>:
693</p> 716</p>
694 717
695<pre caption="Changing user id"> 718<pre caption="Changing user id">
696# <i>su john -</i> 719# <i>su - john</i>
720</pre>
721
722</body>
723</subsection>
724<subsection>
725<title>Optional: Viewing Documentation while Installing</title>
726<body>
727
728<p>
729If you want to view the Gentoo Handbook (either from-CD or online) during the
730installation, make sure you have created a user account (see <uri
731link="#useraccouts">Optional: User Accounts</uri>). Then press <c>Alt-F2</c> to
732go to a new terminal and log in.
697</pre> 733</p>
734
735<p>
736If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run
737<c>links2</c> to read it:
738</p>
739
740<pre caption="Viewing the on-CD documentation">
741# <i>links2 /mnt/cdrom/docs/html/index.html</i>
742</pre>
743
744<p>
745However, it is preferred that you use the online Gentoo Handbook as it will be
746more recent than the one provided on the CD. You can view it using <c>links2</c>
747as well, but only after having completed the <e>Configuring your Network</e>
748chapter (otherwise you won't be able to go on the Internet to view the
749document):
750</p>
751
752<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation">
753# <i>links2 http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ppc.xml</i>
754</pre>
755
756<p>
757You can go back to your original terminal by pressing <c>Alt-F1</c>.
758</p>
698 759
699</body> 760</body>
700</subsection> 761</subsection>
701<subsection> 762<subsection>
702<title>Optional: Starting the SSH Daemon</title> 763<title>Optional: Starting the SSH Daemon</title>
717<pre caption="Starting the SSH daemon"> 778<pre caption="Starting the SSH daemon">
718# <i>/etc/init.d/sshd start</i> 779# <i>/etc/init.d/sshd start</i>
719</pre> 780</pre>
720 781
721<p> 782<p>
722To be able to use sshd, you first need to setup your networking. Continue with 783To be able to use sshd, you first need to set up your networking. Continue with
723the chapter on <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=3">Configuring your Network</uri>. 784the chapter on <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=3">Configuring your Network</uri>.
724</p> 785</p>
725 786
726</body> 787</body>
727</subsection> 788</subsection>

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