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9<sections> 9<sections>
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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,
253<title>Gentoo LiveCDs</title> 257<title>Gentoo LiveCDs</title>
254<body> 258<body>
255 259
256<note> 260<note>
257The Gentoo/PPC 2004.2 release is not official, so you will not find them on the 261The Gentoo/PPC 2004.2 release is not official, so you will not find them on the
258mirrors. Nevertheless we compiled LiveCDs and made them available at <uri 262mirrors. All of our self-organised mirrors are currently down. The only chance
259link="http://www.metadistribution.org/gentoo/2004.2/"/>, <uri 263you can get the LiveCDs is via <uri
260link="ftp://ftp2.stw-bonn.de/pub/mirror/gentoo/releases/ppc/2004.2/livecd/"/> and
261via <uri link="http://torrents.gentoo.org/torrents/">BitTorrent</uri>. 264link="http://torrents.gentoo.org/torrents/">BitTorrent</uri>.
262</note> 265</note>
263 266
264<note> 267<note>
265It is known that the Pegasos II will not boot the 2004.2 LiveCD. Please use the 268It is known that the Pegasos II will not boot the 2004.2 LiveCD. Please use the
2662004.1 LiveCD. 2692004.1 LiveCD.
272During the boot process your hardware is detected and the appropriate drivers 275During the boot process your hardware is detected and the appropriate drivers
273are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers. 276are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers.
274</p> 277</p>
275 278
276<p> 279<p>
277All LiveCDs allow you to boot, setup networking, initialize your 280All LiveCDs allow you to boot, set up networking, initialize your
278partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet. However, some 281partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet. However, some
279LiveCDs 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
280Gentoo without a working network configuration. 283Gentoo without a working network configuration.
281</p> 284</p>
282 285
320 </ti> 323 </ti>
321</tr> 324</tr>
322<tr> 325<tr>
323 <th>-</th> 326 <th>-</th>
324 <ti> 327 <ti>
325 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
326 suitable for networkless installation 329 suitable for networkless installation
327 </ti> 330 </ti>
328</tr> 331</tr>
329</table> 332</table>
330 333
442link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">PPC FAQ.</uri> 445link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">PPC FAQ.</uri>
443</p> 446</p>
444 447
445<p> 448<p>
446To 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
447do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and 450do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c>,
448<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
449link="/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
450link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">PPC FAQ</uri>. 453the <uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">PPC FAQ</uri>.
451</p> 454</p>
452 455
453<ul> 456<ul>
454 <li> 457 <li>
455 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
458 </li> 461 </li>
459 <li> 462 <li>
460 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
461 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
462 <c>Start</c>. 465 <c>Start</c>.
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.
463 </li> 477 </li>
464</ul> 478</ul>
465 479
466</body> 480</body>
467</subsection> 481</subsection>
692its 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.
693In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;. 707In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;.
694</p> 708</p>
695 709
696<pre caption="Creating a user account"> 710<pre caption="Creating a user account">
697# <i>useradd john</i> 711# <i>useradd -m -G users john</i>
698# <i>passwd john</i> 712# <i>passwd john</i>
699New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment> 713New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment>
700Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment> 714Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment>
701</pre> 715</pre>
702 716
704You 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
705<c>su</c>: 719<c>su</c>:
706</p> 720</p>
707 721
708<pre caption="Changing user id"> 722<pre caption="Changing user id">
709# <i>su john -</i> 723# <i>su - john</i>
710</pre> 724</pre>
711 725
712</body> 726</body>
713</subsection> 727</subsection>
714<subsection> 728<subsection>
716<body> 730<body>
717 731
718<p> 732<p>
719If you want to view the Gentoo Handbook (either from-CD or online) during the 733If you want to view the Gentoo Handbook (either from-CD or online) during the
720installation, make sure you have created a user account (see <uri 734installation, make sure you have created a user account (see <uri
721link="#useraccouts">Optional: User Accounts</uri>). Then press <c>Alt-F2</c> to 735link="#useraccounts">Optional: User Accounts</uri>). Then press <c>Alt-F2</c> to
722go to a new terminal and log in. 736go to a new terminal and log in.
723</p> 737</p>
724 738
725<p> 739<p>
726If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run 740If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run
768<pre caption="Starting the SSH daemon"> 782<pre caption="Starting the SSH daemon">
769# <i>/etc/init.d/sshd start</i> 783# <i>/etc/init.d/sshd start</i>
770</pre> 784</pre>
771 785
772<p> 786<p>
773To 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
774the 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>.
775</p> 789</p>
776 790
777</body> 791</body>
778</subsection> 792</subsection>

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