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9<sections> 9<sections>
10
11<version>1.33</version>
12<date>2005-02-14</date>
13
10<section> 14<section>
11<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 15<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
12<subsection> 16<subsection>
13<title>Introduction</title> 17<title>Introduction</title>
14<body> 18<body>
15 19
16<p> 20<p>
17Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to 21Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to
18successfully install Gentoo on your box. This of course depends on your 22successfully install Gentoo on your box.
19architecture.
20</p> 23</p>
21 24
22</body> 25</body>
23</subsection>
24<subsection> 26</subsection>
25<title>The PPC Architecture</title> 27<subsection>
28<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
29<body>
30
31<table>
32<tr>
33 <th>NewWorld machines</th>
34 <ti>
35 Power/PowerPC microprocessors (G3, G4, G5) such as iMac, eMac, iBook
36 PowerBook, Xserver, PowerMac, bPlan's Pegasos II
37 </ti>
38</tr>
39<tr>
40 <th>OldWorld machines</th>
41 <ti>
42 Limited suport for IBM (RS/6000, iSeries, pSeries) and Amiga systems
43 </ti>
44</tr>
45<tr>
46 <th>Memory</th>
47 <ti>64 MB</ti>
48</tr>
49<tr>
50 <th>Diskspace</th>
51 <ti>1.5 GB (excluding swap space)</ti>
52</tr>
53<tr>
54 <th>Swap space</th>
55 <ti>At least 256 MB</ti>
56</tr>
57</table>
58
59<p>
60Be sure to read up on the <uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">Gentoo
61PPC FAQ</uri> before you begin.
62</p>
63
26<body> 64</body>
65</subsection>
66</section>
67<!-- Copy/paste from hb-install-x86-medium.xml (with s/x86/ppc/) -->
68<!-- START -->
69<section>
70<title>The Gentoo Installation Approaches</title>
71<subsection>
72<title>Introduction</title>
73<body>
27 74
28<p> 75<p>
29Check the following requirements before you 76Gentoo Linux can be installed using one of three <e>stage</e> tarball files.
30continue with the Gentoo installation: 77A stage file is a tarball (compressed archive) that contains a minimal
78environment.
31</p> 79</p>
32 80
33<ul> 81<ul>
34<li> 82 <li>
35 You need at least 2 GB of free disk space 83 A stage1 file contains nothing more than a compiler, Portage (Gentoo's
84 software management system) and a couple of packages on which the compiler
85 or Portage depends.
36</li> 86 </li>
37<li> 87 <li>
38 If you do not use prebuilt packages, you need at least 300 MB of memory (RAM + 88 A stage2 file contains a so-called bootstrapped system, a minimal
39 swap), if you do use prebuilt packages you need at least 64 MB of memory to boot the system. 89 environment from which one can start building all other necessary
90 applications that make a Gentoo environment complete.
40</li> 91 </li>
41<li> 92 <li>
42 For the <e>PowerPC architecture</e>, you can install Gentoo/PPC on NewWorld machines 93 A stage3 file contains a prebuilt minimal system which is almost fully
43 having a Power or PowerPC microprocessor, including but not limited to G3, G4 94 deployable. It only lacks a few applications where you, the Gentoo user,
44 or G5 powered Apple computers such as the iMac, the eMac, the iBook, the PowerBook, 95 needs to choose which one you want to install.
45 Xserve, PowerMac, and bPlan's Pegasos II. We also provide limited
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
48 PPC FAQ</uri> before you begin.
49</li> 96 </li>
50</ul> 97</ul>
51 98
99<p>
100To help you decide what stage file you want to use, we have written down the
101major advantages and disadvantages of each stage file.
102</p>
103
52</body> 104</body>
53</subsection>
54</section>
55<section>
56<title>Make your Choice</title>
57<subsection> 105</subsection>
58<title>Introduction</title>
59<body>
60
61<p>
62Still interested in trying out Gentoo? Well, then it is now time to
63choose the installation medium you want to use. Yes, you have the
64choice, no, they are not all equal, and yes, the result is always the same: a
65Gentoo base system.
66</p>
67
68<p>
69The installation media we will describe are:
70</p>
71
72<ul>
73<li>Gentoo's Minimal LiveCD</li>
74<li>Gentoo's Universal LiveCD</li>
75</ul>
76
77<p>
78Every single media has its advantages and disadvantages. We will list
79the pros and cons of every medium so you have all the information to
80make a justified decision. But before we continue, let's explain our
81three-stage installation.
82</p>
83
84</body>
85</subsection> 106<subsection>
86<subsection> 107<title>A Stage1 Approach</title>
87<title>The Three Stages</title>
88<body> 108<body>
89 109
90<p>
91Gentoo Linux can be installed using one of three <e>stage</e> tarball files.
92The one you choose depends on how much of the system you want to compile
93yourself. The <e>stage1</e> tarball is used when you want to bootstrap and
94build the entire system from scratch. The <e>stage2</e> tarball is used for
95building the entire system from a bootstrapped &quot;semi-compiled&quot; state.
96The <e>stage3</e> tarball already contains a basic Gentoo Linux system that has
97been built for you. As we will explain later, you can also install
98Gentoo without compiling anything (except your kernel and some optional
99packages). If you want this, you have to use a <e>stage3</e> tarball.
100</p> 110<p>
101 111A <e>stage1</e> is used when you want to bootstrap and build the entire system
112from scratch.
102<p> 113</p>
103Now what stage do you have to choose? 114
104</p> 115<p>
105
106<p>
107Starting from a <e>stage1</e> allows you to have total control over the 116Starting from a stage1 allows you to have total control over the
108optimization settings and optional build-time functionality that is 117optimization settings and optional build-time functionality that is
109initially enabled on your system. This makes <e>stage1</e> installs good for 118initially enabled on your system. This makes <e>stage1</e> installs good for
110power users who know what they are doing. It is also a great 119power users who know what they are doing. It is also a great
111installation method for those who would like to know more about the 120installation method for those who would like to know more about the
112inner workings of Gentoo Linux. 121inner workings of Gentoo Linux.
113</p> 122</p>
114 123
115<p>
116A <e>stage1</e> installation can only be performed when you have a working
117Internet connection.
118</p>
119
120<table> 124<table>
121<tr> 125<tr>
122 <th>Stage1</th> 126 <th>Stage1</th>
123 <th>Pros and Cons</th> 127 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
124</tr> 128</tr>
142 <ti>Takes a long time to finish the installation</ti> 146 <ti>Takes a long time to finish the installation</ti>
143</tr> 147</tr>
144<tr> 148<tr>
145 <th>-</th> 149 <th>-</th>
146 <ti> 150 <ti>
147 If you don't intend to tweak the settings, it is probably a waste of time 151 If you don't intend to tweak the settings, it is a waste of time
148 </ti>
149</tr>
150<tr>
151 <th>-</th>
152 <ti>
153 Not suitable for networkless installations
154 </ti> 152 </ti>
155</tr> 153</tr>
156</table> 154</table>
157 155
156</body>
157</subsection>
158<subsection>
159<title>A Stage2 Approach</title>
160<body>
161
162<p>
163A <e>stage2</e> is used for building the entire system from a bootstrapped
164"semi-compiled" state.
158<p> 165</p>
166
167<p>
159<e>Stage2</e> installs allow you to skip the bootstrap process and doing this 168Stage2 installs allow you to skip the bootstrap process; doing this
160is fine if you are happy with the optimization settings that we chose 169is fine if you are happy with the optimization settings that we chose
161for your particular <e>stage2</e> tarball. 170for your particular stage2 tarball.
162</p>
163
164<p>
165A <e>stage2</e> installation can only be performed when you have a working
166Internet connection.
167</p> 171</p>
168 172
169<table> 173<table>
170<tr> 174<tr>
171 <th>Stage2</th> 175 <th>Stage2</th>
187 <th>-</th> 191 <th>-</th>
188 <ti>You cannot tweak as much as with a stage1</ti> 192 <ti>You cannot tweak as much as with a stage1</ti>
189</tr> 193</tr>
190<tr> 194<tr>
191 <th>-</th> 195 <th>-</th>
192 <ti>It's not the fastest way to install Gentoo</ti> 196 <ti>It's still not the fastest way to install Gentoo</ti>
193</tr> 197</tr>
194<tr> 198<tr>
195 <th>-</th> 199 <th>-</th>
196 <ti>You have to accept the optimizations we chose for the bootstrap</ti> 200 <ti>You have to accept the optimizations we chose for the bootstrap</ti>
197</tr> 201</tr>
198<tr>
199 <th>-</th>
200 <ti>
201 Not suitable for networkless installations
202 </ti>
203</tr>
204</table> 202</table>
205 203
204</body>
205</subsection>
206<subsection>
207<title>A Stage3 Approach</title>
208<body>
209
210<p>
211A <e>stage3</e> installation contains a basic Gentoo Linux system that has been
212built for you. You will only need to build a few packages of which we can't
213decide for you which one to choose.
206<p> 214</p>
215
216<p>
207Choosing to go with a <e>stage3</e> allows for the fastest install of Gentoo 217Choosing to go with a stage3 allows for the fastest install of Gentoo
208Linux, but also means that your base system will have the optimization 218Linux, but also means that your base system will have the optimization
209settings that we chose for you (which to be honest, are good settings 219settings that we chose for you (which to be honest, are good settings
210and were carefully chosen to enhance performance while maintaining 220and were carefully chosen to enhance performance while maintaining
211stability). <e>stage3</e> is also required if you want to install Gentoo using 221stability). Stage3 is also required if you want to install Gentoo using
212prebuilt packages or without a network connection. 222prebuilt packages or without a network connection.
213</p> 223</p>
214 224
215<table> 225<table>
216<tr> 226<tr>
220<tr> 230<tr>
221 <th>+</th> 231 <th>+</th>
222 <ti>Fastest way to get a Gentoo base system</ti> 232 <ti>Fastest way to get a Gentoo base system</ti>
223</tr> 233</tr>
224<tr> 234<tr>
225 <th>+</th>
226 <ti>Suitable for networkless installations</ti>
227</tr>
228<tr>
229 <th>-</th> 235 <th>-</th>
230 <ti>You cannot tweak the base system - it's built already</ti> 236 <ti>You cannot tweak the base system - it's built already</ti>
231</tr> 237</tr>
232<tr>
233 <th>-</th>
234 <ti>You cannot brag about having used stage1 or stage2</ti>
235</tr>
236</table> 238</table>
237 239
238<p> 240<p>
239Write down (or remember) what stage you want to use. You need this later when
240you decide what LiveCD (or other installation medium) you want to use. You might
241be interested to know that, if you decide to use different optimization settings 241You might be interested to know that, if you decide to use different
242after having installed Gentoo, you will be able to recompile your entire system 242optimization settings after having installed Gentoo, you will be able to
243with the new optimization settings. 243recompile your entire system with the new optimization settings.
244</p>
245
246<p> 244</p>
247Now take a look at the available installation media.
248</p>
249 245
250</body> 246</body>
251</subsection>
252<subsection> 247</subsection>
248</section>
249<section>
253<title>Gentoo LiveCDs</title> 250<title>The Gentoo LiveCDs</title>
251<subsection>
252<title>Introduction</title>
254<body> 253<body>
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>
267 254
268<p> 255<p>
269The <e>Gentoo LiveCDs</e> are bootable CDs which contain a 256The <e>Gentoo LiveCDs</e> are bootable CDs which contain a
270self-sustained Gentoo environment. They allow you to boot Linux from the CD. 257self-sustained Gentoo environment. They allow you to boot Linux from the CD.
271During the boot process your hardware is detected and the appropriate drivers 258During the boot process your hardware is detected and the appropriate drivers
272are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers. 259are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers.
273</p> 260</p>
274 261
275<p> 262<p>
276All LiveCDs allow you to boot, set up networking, initialize your 263All LiveCDs allow you to boot, set up networking, initialize your
277partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet. However, some 264partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet. We currently provide
278LiveCDs also contain all necessary source code so you are able to install 265two LiveCDs which are equaly suitable to install Gentoo from, as long as you're
279Gentoo without a working network configuration. 266planning on performing an Internet-based installation using the latest version
280</p> 267of the available packages.
281
282<p> 268</p>
283Now what do these LiveCDs contain? 269
270<p>
271If you wish to install Gentoo without a working Internet connection, please use
272the installation instructions described in the <uri
273link="2004.3/index.xml">Gentoo 2004.3 Handbooks</uri>.
274</p>
275
276<p>
277The two LiveCDs that we currently provide are:
278</p>
279
280<ul>
281 <li>
282 The Gentoo <e>Minimal</e> LiveCD, a small, no-nonsense, bootable CD which
283 sole purpose is to boot the system, prepare the networking and continue with
284 the Gentoo installation.
285 </li>
286 <li>
287 The Gentoo <e>Universal</e> LiveCD, a bootable CD with the same abilities as
288 the Minimal LiveCD. Additionally, it contains a stage1 and several stage3
289 tarballs (optimized for the individual subarchitectures).
290 </li>
291</ul>
292
293<p>
294To help you decide which LiveCD you need, we have written down the major
295advantages and disadvantages of each LiveCD.
284</p> 296</p>
285 297
286</body> 298</body>
287</subsection> 299</subsection>
288<subsection> 300<subsection>
289<title>Gentoo's Minimal LiveCD</title> 301<title>Gentoo's Minimal LiveCD</title>
290<body> 302<body>
291 303
292<p> 304<p>
293This is a small, no-nonsense, bootable CD which sole purpose is to boot the 305The Minimal LiveCD is called <c>install-ppc-minimal-2004.3.iso</c> and
294system, prepare the networking and continue with the Gentoo installation. It 306takes up only 52 MB of diskspace. You can use this LiveCD to install Gentoo,
295does not contain any stages (or, in some cases, a single stage1 file), 307but always with a working Internet connection only.
296source code or precompiled packages. For example the ppc variant of this
297LiveCD can be found in the <path>livecd</path> subdirectory and is called
298<c>install-ppc-minimal-2004.2.iso</c>.
299</p> 308</p>
300 309
301<table> 310<table>
302<tr> 311<tr>
303 <th>Minimal LiveCD</th> 312 <th>Minimal LiveCD</th>
307 <th>+</th> 316 <th>+</th>
308 <ti>Smallest download</ti> 317 <ti>Smallest download</ti>
309</tr> 318</tr>
310<tr> 319<tr>
311 <th>+</th> 320 <th>+</th>
312 <ti>Suitable for a complete architecture</ti>
313</tr>
314<tr>
315 <th>+</th>
316 <ti> 321 <ti>
317 You can do a stage1, stage2 or stage3 by getting the stage tarball off the 322 You can do a stage1, stage2 or stage3 by getting the stage tarball off the
318 net 323 net
319 </ti> 324 </ti>
320</tr> 325</tr>
321<tr> 326<tr>
322 <th>-</th> 327 <th>-</th>
323 <ti> 328 <ti>
324 Contains no stages, no Portage snapshot, no GRP packages and therefore not 329 Contains no stages, no Portage snapshot, no prebuilt packages and is
325 suitable for networkless installation 330 therefore not suitable for networkless installation
326 </ti> 331 </ti>
327</tr> 332</tr>
328</table> 333</table>
329 334
330</body> 335</body>
332<subsection> 337<subsection>
333<title>Gentoo's Universal LiveCD</title> 338<title>Gentoo's Universal LiveCD</title>
334<body> 339<body>
335 340
336<p> 341<p>
337Gentoo's Universal LiveCD is a bootable CD suitable to install Gentoo without 342The Universal LiveCD is called <c>install-ppc-universal-2004.3.iso</c> and
338networking. It contains a stage1 and several stage3 tarballs (optimized for the 343consumes the entire surface of a 650 MB CD. You can use this LiveCD to install
339individual subarchitectures). For example the ppc variant of this CD is called 344Gentoo, and you can even use it to install Gentoo without a working internet
340<c>install-ppc-universal-2004.2.iso</c> and can be found in the 345connection, just in case you want to bring Gentoo to another PC than the one you
341<path>livecd</path> subdirectory. 346are currently installing Gentoo on :)
342</p>
343
344<p>
345If you take a closer look on our mirrors, you will see
346that we provide <e>Gentoo Package CDs</e>. This CD (which isn't
347bootable) only contains precompiled packages and can be used to install software
348after a succesfull Gentoo Installation. To install Gentoo, you only
349need the Universal LiveCD, but if you want OpenOffice.org, Mozilla, KDE, GNOME
350etc. without having to compile every single one of them, you need the Packages
351CD too. For example the G4 (a subarchitecture of ppc) Packages CD is
352called <c>packages-g4-2004.2.iso</c> and can be found in the appropriate
353subdirectory (<path>g4/</path>).
354</p>
355
356<p>
357You only need the Packages CD if you want to perform a stage3 with GRP
358installation.
359</p> 347</p>
360 348
361<table> 349<table>
362<tr> 350<tr>
363 <th>Universal LiveCD with Packages CD</th> 351 <th>Universal LiveCD</th>
364 <th>Pros and Cons</th> 352 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
365</tr>
366<tr>
367 <th>+</th>
368 <ti>Packages CD is optimized to your architecture and subarchitecture</ti>
369</tr>
370<tr>
371 <th>+</th>
372 <ti>
373 Packages CD provides precompiled packages for fast Gentoo installations
374 </ti>
375</tr> 353</tr>
376<tr> 354<tr>
377 <th>+</th> 355 <th>+</th>
378 <ti> 356 <ti>
379 Contains everything you need. You can even install without a network 357 Contains everything you need. You can even install without a network
386</tr> 364</tr>
387</table> 365</table>
388 366
389</body> 367</body>
390</subsection> 368</subsection>
369<subsection>
370<title>Other CDs</title>
371<body>
372
373<p>
374You might find a so-called <e>Package CD</e> on one of our mirrors. This CD is
375no LiveCD but an additional resource that can be exploited during a networkless
376installation. It contains prebuilt packages (the so-called GRP set) that allows
377you to easily and quickly install additional applications (such as
378OpenOffice.org, KDE, GNOME, ...) immediately after the networkless Gentoo
379installation.
380</p>
381
382</body>
383</subsection>
391</section> 384</section>
385<!-- STOP -->
392<section> 386<section>
393<title>Download, Burn and Boot a Gentoo LiveCD</title> 387<title>Download, Burn and Boot a Gentoo LiveCD</title>
394<subsection> 388<subsection>
395<title>Downloading and Burning the LiveCDs</title> 389<title>Downloading and Burning the LiveCDs</title>
396<body> 390<body>
397 391
398<p> 392<p>
399You have chosen to use a Gentoo LiveCD (if not, then you are reading the 393You have chosen to use a Gentoo LiveCD. We'll first start by downloading and
400wrong section). We'll first start by downloading and burning the chosen 394burning the chosen LiveCD. We previously discussed the several available
401LiveCD. We previously discussed the several available LiveCDs, but where can you 395LiveCDs, but where can you find them?
402find them?
403</p>
404
405<p> 396</p>
406Visit one of our <uri 397
407link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri> and go to 398<p>
408<path>releases/ppc/2004.2/livecd</path>, which is 399You can download any of the LiveCDs (and, if you want to, a Packages CD as
409the path where the LiveCD(s) of your choice are located. Inside that 400well) from one of our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The
401LiveCDs are located in the <path>releases/ppc/2004.3/livecd</path> directory.
402</p>
403
404<p>
410directory you'll find so-called ISO-files. Those are full CD images 405Inside that directory you'll find so-called ISO-files. Those are full CD images
411which you can write on a CD-R. 406which you can write on a CD-R.
412</p> 407</p>
413 408
414<p> 409<p>
415In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can 410In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can
416check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as 411check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as
417<path>install-ppc-minimal-2004.2.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 checksum 412<path>install-ppc-minimal-2004.3.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 checksum
418with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 413with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
419link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows. 414link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows.
420</p> 415</p>
421 416
422<p> 417<p>
423As long as Mac OS X does not support <c>md5sum</c> you have to use the md5 418Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to
424capability of <c>openssl</c>. Therefore type in Terminal.app: 419verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
425</p> 420<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key:
426
427<pre caption="md5sum with the help of openssl">
428$ <i>openssl md5 /path/to/iso</i>
429<comment>This could take some time depending of the size of the ISO and your CPU</comment>
430</pre>
431
432<p> 421</p>
433Now compare this output with the appropriate file found on the server where you 422
434downloaded the ISO (the file will end with .md5). If it is the same, the ISO 423<pre caption="Obtaining the public key">
435image downloaded correctly. Be sure you have not mounted it (e.g. with Disk 424$ <i>gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 17072058</i>
436Copy) yet! 425</pre>
426
437</p> 427<p>
438 428Now verify the signature:
439<p> 429</p>
440More information are available in our <uri 430
441link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">PPC FAQ.</uri> 431<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature">
432$ <i>gpg --verify &lt;signature file&gt; &lt;downloaded iso&gt;</i>
442</p> 433</pre>
443 434
444<p> 435<p>
445To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you 436To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you
446do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c>, 437do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and
447<c>k3b</c> and the MacOS burning possibilities here; more information can 438<c>K3B</c> here; more information can be found in our <uri
448be found in our <uri link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri> and 439link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri>.
449the <uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">PPC FAQ</uri>.
450</p> 440</p>
451 441
452<ul> 442<ul>
453 <li> 443 <li>
454 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc</c> (replace 444 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc &lt;downloaded iso
455 <path>/dev/hdc</path> with your CD-RW drive's device path) followed 445 file&gt;</c> (replace <path>/dev/hdc</path> with your CD-RW drive's
456 by the path to the ISO file :) 446 device path).
457 </li> 447 </li>
458 <li> 448 <li>
459 With k3b, select <c>Tools</c> &gt; <c>CD</c> &gt; <c>Burn Image</c>. Then 449 With K3B, select <c>Tools</c> &gt; <c>CD</c> &gt; <c>Burn Image</c>. Then
460 you can locate your ISO file within the 'Image to Burn' area. Finally click 450 you can locate your ISO file within the 'Image to Burn' area. Finally click
461 <c>Start</c>. 451 <c>Start</c>.
462 </li> 452 </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>
474</ul> 453</ul>
475 454
476</body> 455</body>
477</subsection> 456</subsection>
478</section>
479<section> 457<subsection>
480<title>Booting the PPC LiveCD(s)</title> 458<title>Default: Booting the LiveCD on a Apple/IBM</title>
481<subsection>
482<title>Default: Apple/IBM</title>
483<body> 459<body>
484 460
485<p> 461<p>
486On NewWorld machines place the LiveCD in the CD-ROM and reboot the system. When 462On NewWorld machines place the LiveCD in the CD-ROM and reboot the system. When
487the system-start-bell sounds, simply hold down the 'C' until the CD loads. 463the system-start-bell sounds, simply hold down the 'C' until the CD loads.
492Instead you need to download <uri 468Instead you need to download <uri
493link="http://penguinppc.org/projects/bootx/">BootX</uri> and have a working 469link="http://penguinppc.org/projects/bootx/">BootX</uri> and have a working
494MacOS installed on your system. You need to copy the <c>BootX Extension</c> from 470MacOS installed on your system. You need to copy the <c>BootX Extension</c> from
495the unpacked archive-file into the <c>Extensions Folder</c> and make a new 471the unpacked archive-file into the <c>Extensions Folder</c> and make a new
496directory called <c>Linux Kernels</c> in the System Folder. In the next step you 472directory called <c>Linux Kernels</c> in the System Folder. In the next step you
497need to copy the <c>G3</c> kernel and the <c>initrd.img.gz</c> from the LiveCD 473need to copy the files <c>G3G4kernel</c> and <c>initrd.img.gz</c> from the
498into the <c>Linux Kernels</c> directory. Then reboot the system and wait for 474LiveCD <path>boot</path> folder into the <c>Linux Kernels</c> directory. Then
499BootX to load. After BootX loaded you still have to set up a few items. In the 475reboot the system and wait for BootX to load. After BootX loaded you still have
500options dialog you need to check <c>Use Specified RAM Disk</c> and select the 476to set up a few items. In the options dialog you need to check <c>Use Specified
501<c>initrd.img.gz</c> which you put in the <c>Linux Kernels</c> directory. The 477RAM Disk</c> and select the <c>initrd.img.gz</c> which you put in the <c>Linux
502ramdisk size should be set to at least <c>32000</c>. Furthermore the kernel 478Kernels</c> directory. The ramdisk size should be set to at least <c>32000</c>.
503argument needs to be set to <c>rw init=/linuxrc cdroot</c>. Eventually you are 479Furthermore the kernel argument needs to be set to <c>rw init=/linuxrc
504able to boot the LiveCD when you select Linux on Startup. 480cdroot</c>. Eventually you are able to boot the LiveCD when you select Linux on
481Startup.
505</p> 482</p>
506 483
507<p> 484<p>
508After the LiveCD loaded, you will be greeted by a friendly welcome message and a 485After the LiveCD loaded, you will be greeted by a friendly welcome message and a
509<e>boot:</e> prompt at the bottom of the screen. 486<e>boot:</e> prompt at the bottom of the screen.
571</p> 548</p>
572 549
573</body> 550</body>
574</subsection> 551</subsection>
575<subsection> 552<subsection>
576<title>Alternative: Pegasos</title> 553<title>Alternative: Booting the LiveCD on a Pegasos</title>
577<body> 554<body>
578 555
579<p> 556<p>
580On the Pegasos simply insert the CD and at the SmartFirmware boot-prompt type 557On the Pegasos simply insert the CD and at the SmartFirmware boot-prompt type
581<c>boot cd /boot/pegasos root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc looptype=gcloop
582cdroot</c>. If you need any special boot options you can append them to the 558<c>boot cd /boot/pegasos</c>. If you need any special boot options you can append them to the
583command-line. For instance <c>boot cd /boot/pegasos root=/dev/ram0 559command-line. For instance <c>boot cd /boot/pegasos video=radeonfb:1280x1024@75 mem=256M</c>.
584init=/linuxrc looptype=gcloop cdroot video=radeonfb:1280x1024@75 mem=256M</c>.
585</p> 560</p>
586 561
587</body> 562</body>
588</subsection> 563</subsection>
589<subsection id="booted"> 564<subsection id="booted">
636of your system's hardware, you will have to load the appropriate kernel modules 611of your system's hardware, you will have to load the appropriate kernel modules
637manually. 612manually.
638</p> 613</p>
639 614
640<p> 615<p>
641In the next example we try to load the <c>8139too</c> module (support for 616In the next example we try to load the <c>airport</c> module (support for
642certain kinds of network interfaces): 617certain kinds of network interfaces):
643</p> 618</p>
644 619
645<pre caption="Loading kernel modules"> 620<pre caption="Loading kernel modules">
646# <i>modprobe 8139too</i> 621# <i>modprobe airport</i>
647</pre> 622</pre>
648 623
649</body> 624</body>
650</subsection> 625</subsection>
651<subsection> 626<subsection>
726<body> 701<body>
727 702
728<p> 703<p>
729If you want to view the Gentoo Handbook (either from-CD or online) during the 704If 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 705installation, make sure you have created a user account (see <uri
731link="#useraccouts">Optional: User Accounts</uri>). Then press <c>Alt-F2</c> to 706link="#useraccounts">Optional: User Accounts</uri>). Then press <c>Alt-F2</c> to
732go to a new terminal and log in. 707go to a new terminal and log in.
733</p> 708</p>
734 709
735<p> 710<p>
736If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run 711If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run

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