/[gentoo]/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-ppc-medium.xml
Gentoo

Diff of /xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-ppc-medium.xml

Parent Directory Parent Directory | Revision Log Revision Log | View Patch Patch

Revision 1.18 Revision 1.32
2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
3 3
4<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 4<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
5<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 5<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 -->
6 6
7<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-ppc-medium.xml,v 1.18 2004/07/26 15:10:38 dertobi123 Exp $ --> 7<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-ppc-medium.xml,v 1.32 2004/11/09 13:01:52 swift Exp $ -->
8 8
9<sections> 9<sections>
10
11<version>1.31</version>
12<date>November 4, 2004</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>
34<li> 38<li>
35 You need at least 2 GB of free disk space 39 You need at least 2 GB of free disk space
36</li> 40</li>
37<li> 41<li>
38 If you do not use prebuilt packages, you need at least 300 MB of memory (RAM + 42 If you do not use prebuilt packages, you need at least 300 MB of memory (RAM +
39 swap) 43 swap), if you do use prebuilt packages you need at least 64 MB of memory to boot the system.
40</li> 44</li>
41<li> 45<li>
42 For the <e>PowerPC architecture</e>, you can install Gentoo/PPC on NewWorld machines 46 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 47 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, 48 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 49 Xserve, PowerMac, and bPlan's Pegasos II. We also provide limited
46 support for OldWorld systems, IBM (RS/6000, iSeries, pSeries, ...) and Amiga 50 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 51 systems. Be sure to read up on the <uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">Gentoo
48 PPC FAQ</uri> before you begin. 52 PPC FAQ</uri> before you begin.
49</li> 53</li>
50</ul> 54</ul>
251</subsection> 255</subsection>
252<subsection> 256<subsection>
253<title>Gentoo LiveCDs</title> 257<title>Gentoo LiveCDs</title>
254<body> 258<body>
255 259
260<note>
261The Gentoo/PPC 2004.2 release is not official, so you will not find them on the
262mirrors. All of our self-organised mirrors are currently down. The only chance
263you can get the LiveCDs is via <uri
264link="http://torrents.gentoo.org/torrents/">BitTorrent</uri>.
265</note>
266
267<note>
268It is known that the Pegasos II will not boot the 2004.2 LiveCD. Please use the
2692004.1 LiveCD.
270</note>
271
256<p> 272<p>
257The <e>Gentoo LiveCDs</e> are bootable CDs which contain a 273The <e>Gentoo LiveCDs</e> are bootable CDs which contain a
258self-sustained Gentoo environment. They allow you to boot Linux from the CD. 274self-sustained Gentoo environment. They allow you to boot Linux from the CD.
259During the boot process your hardware is detected and the appropriate drivers 275During the boot process your hardware is detected and the appropriate drivers
260are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers. 276are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers.
261</p> 277</p>
262 278
263<p> 279<p>
264All LiveCDs allow you to boot, setup networking, initialize your 280All LiveCDs allow you to boot, set up networking, initialize your
265partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet. However, some 281partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet. However, some
266LiveCDs also contain all necessary source code so you are able to install 282LiveCDs also contain all necessary source code so you are able to install
267Gentoo without a working network configuration. 283Gentoo without a working network configuration.
268</p> 284</p>
269 285
307 </ti> 323 </ti>
308</tr> 324</tr>
309<tr> 325<tr>
310 <th>-</th> 326 <th>-</th>
311 <ti> 327 <ti>
312 Contains no stages, no portage snapshot, no GRP packages and therefore not 328 Contains no stages, no Portage snapshot, no GRP packages and therefore not
313 suitable for networkless installation 329 suitable for networkless installation
314 </ti> 330 </ti>
315</tr> 331</tr>
316</table> 332</table>
317 333
429link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">PPC FAQ.</uri> 445link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">PPC FAQ.</uri>
430</p> 446</p>
431 447
432<p> 448<p>
433To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you 449To 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 450do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c>,
435<c>k3b</c> here; more information can be found in our <uri 451<c>k3b</c> and the MacOS burning possibilities here; more information can
436link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri> and the <uri 452be found in our <uri link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri> and
437link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">PPC FAQ</uri>. 453the <uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">PPC FAQ</uri>.
438</p> 454</p>
439 455
440<ul> 456<ul>
441 <li> 457 <li>
442 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc</c> (replace 458 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc</c> (replace
446 <li> 462 <li>
447 With k3b, select <c>Tools</c> &gt; <c>CD</c> &gt; <c>Burn Image</c>. Then 463 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 464 you can locate your ISO file within the 'Image to Burn' area. Finally click
449 <c>Start</c>. 465 <c>Start</c>.
450 </li> 466 </li>
467 <li>
468 With Mac OS X Panther, launch <c>Disk Utility</c> from
469 <path>Applications/Utilities</path>, select <c>Open</c> from the
470 <c>Images</c> menu, select the mounted disk image in the main window and
471 select <c>Burn</c> in the <c>Images</c> menu.
472 </li>
473 <li>
474 With Mac OS X Jaguar, launch <c>Disk Copy</c> from
475 <path>Applications/Utilities</path>, select <c>Burn Image</c> from the
476 <c>File</c> menu, select the ISO and click the <c>Burn</c> button.
477 </li>
451</ul> 478</ul>
452 479
453</body> 480</body>
454</subsection> 481</subsection>
455</section> 482</section>
472the unpacked archive-file into the <c>Extensions Folder</c> and make a new 499the 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 500directory 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 501need 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 502into 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 503BootX 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 504options 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 505<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 506ramdisk 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 507argument 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. 508able to boot the LiveCD when you select Linux on Startup.
482</p> 509</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> 678<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> 679</pre>
653 680
654</body> 681</body>
655</subsection> 682</subsection>
656<subsection> 683<subsection id="useraccounts">
657<title>Optional: User Accounts</title> 684<title>Optional: User Accounts</title>
658<body> 685<body>
659 686
660<p> 687<p>
661If you plan on giving other people access to your installation 688If you plan on giving other people access to your installation
679its password. We use <c>useradd</c> and <c>passwd</c> for these tasks. 706its 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;. 707In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;.
681</p> 708</p>
682 709
683<pre caption="Creating a user account"> 710<pre caption="Creating a user account">
684# <i>useradd john</i> 711# <i>useradd -m -G users john</i>
685# <i>passwd john</i> 712# <i>passwd john</i>
686New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment> 713New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment>
687Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment> 714Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment>
688</pre> 715</pre>
689 716
691You can change your user id from root to the newly created user by using 718You can change your user id from root to the newly created user by using
692<c>su</c>: 719<c>su</c>:
693</p> 720</p>
694 721
695<pre caption="Changing user id"> 722<pre caption="Changing user id">
696# <i>su john -</i> 723# <i>su - john</i>
724</pre>
725
726</body>
727</subsection>
728<subsection>
729<title>Optional: Viewing Documentation while Installing</title>
730<body>
731
732<p>
733If you want to view the Gentoo Handbook (either from-CD or online) during the
734installation, make sure you have created a user account (see <uri
735link="#useraccounts">Optional: User Accounts</uri>). Then press <c>Alt-F2</c> to
736go to a new terminal and log in.
697</pre> 737</p>
738
739<p>
740If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run
741<c>links2</c> to read it:
742</p>
743
744<pre caption="Viewing the on-CD documentation">
745# <i>links2 /mnt/cdrom/docs/html/index.html</i>
746</pre>
747
748<p>
749However, it is preferred that you use the online Gentoo Handbook as it will be
750more recent than the one provided on the CD. You can view it using <c>links2</c>
751as well, but only after having completed the <e>Configuring your Network</e>
752chapter (otherwise you won't be able to go on the Internet to view the
753document):
754</p>
755
756<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation">
757# <i>links2 http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ppc.xml</i>
758</pre>
759
760<p>
761You can go back to your original terminal by pressing <c>Alt-F1</c>.
762</p>
698 763
699</body> 764</body>
700</subsection> 765</subsection>
701<subsection> 766<subsection>
702<title>Optional: Starting the SSH Daemon</title> 767<title>Optional: Starting the SSH Daemon</title>
717<pre caption="Starting the SSH daemon"> 782<pre caption="Starting the SSH daemon">
718# <i>/etc/init.d/sshd start</i> 783# <i>/etc/init.d/sshd start</i>
719</pre> 784</pre>
720 785
721<p> 786<p>
722To be able to use sshd, you first need to setup your networking. Continue with 787To 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>. 788the chapter on <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=3">Configuring your Network</uri>.
724</p> 789</p>
725 790
726</body> 791</body>
727</subsection> 792</subsection>

Legend:
Removed from v.1.18  
changed lines
  Added in v.1.32

  ViewVC Help
Powered by ViewVC 1.1.20