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9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>1.32</version> 11<version>2.1</version>
12<date>2005-01-04</date> 12<date>2005-04-10</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>
31<table> 31<table>
32<tr> 32<tr>
33 <th>NewWorld machines</th> 33 <th>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, bPlan's Pegasos II 36 PowerBook, Xserver, PowerMac, Genesi's Pegasos II
37 </ti> 37 </ti>
38</tr> 38</tr>
39<tr> 39<tr>
40 <th>OldWorld machines</th> 40 <th>OldWorld machines</th>
41 <ti> 41 <ti>
42 Limited suport for IBM (RS/6000, iSeries, pSeries) and Amiga systems 42 Limited support for IBM (RS/6000, iSeries, pSeries) and Amiga systems
43 </ti> 43 </ti>
44</tr> 44</tr>
45<tr> 45<tr>
46 <th>Memory</th> 46 <th>Memory</th>
47 <ti>64 MB</ti> 47 <ti>At least 64 MB</ti>
48</tr> 48</tr>
49<tr> 49<tr>
50 <th>Diskspace</th> 50 <th>Diskspace</th>
51 <ti>1.5 GB (excluding swap space)</ti> 51 <ti>1.5 GB (excluding swap space)</ti>
52</tr> 52</tr>
149 <th>-</th> 149 <th>-</th>
150 <ti> 150 <ti>
151 If you don't intend to tweak the settings, it is a waste of time 151 If you don't intend to tweak the settings, it is a waste of time
152 </ti> 152 </ti>
153</tr> 153</tr>
154<tr>
155 <th>-</th>
156 <ti>
157 Requires a working Internet connection during the installation
158 </ti>
159</tr>
154</table> 160</table>
155 161
156</body> 162</body>
157</subsection> 163</subsection>
158<subsection> 164<subsection>
196 <ti>It's still not the fastest way to install Gentoo</ti> 202 <ti>It's still not the fastest way to install Gentoo</ti>
197</tr> 203</tr>
198<tr> 204<tr>
199 <th>-</th> 205 <th>-</th>
200 <ti>You have to accept the optimizations we chose for the bootstrap</ti> 206 <ti>You have to accept the optimizations we chose for the bootstrap</ti>
207</tr>
208<tr>
209 <th>-</th>
210 <ti>
211 Requires a working Internet connection during the installation
212 </ti>
201</tr> 213</tr>
202</table> 214</table>
203 215
204</body> 216</body>
205</subsection> 217</subsection>
245 257
246</body> 258</body>
247</subsection> 259</subsection>
248</section> 260</section>
249<section> 261<section>
250<title>The Gentoo LiveCDs</title> 262<title>The Gentoo Installation CDs</title>
251<subsection> 263<subsection>
252<title>Introduction</title> 264<title>Introduction</title>
253<body> 265<body>
254 266
255<p> 267<p>
256The <e>Gentoo LiveCDs</e> are bootable CDs which contain a 268The <e>Gentoo Installation CDs</e> are bootable CDs which contain a
257self-sustained Gentoo environment. They allow you to boot Linux from the CD. 269self-sustained Gentoo environment. They allow you to boot Linux from the CD.
258During the boot process your hardware is detected and the appropriate drivers 270During the boot process your hardware is detected and the appropriate drivers
259are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers. 271are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers.
260</p> 272</p>
261 273
262<p> 274<p>
263All LiveCDs allow you to boot, set up networking, initialize your 275All Installation CDs allow you to boot, set up networking, initialize your
264partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet. We currently provide 276partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet. We currently provide
265two LiveCDs which are equaly suitable to install Gentoo from, as long as you're 277two Installation CDs which are equaly suitable to install Gentoo from, as long
266planning on performing an Internet-based installation using the latest version 278as you're planning on performing an Internet-based installation using the
267of the available packages. 279latest version of the available packages.
268</p> 280</p>
269 281
270<p> 282<p>
271If you wish to install Gentoo without a working Internet connection, please use 283If you wish to install Gentoo without a working Internet connection, please use
272the installation instructions described in the <uri 284the installation instructions described in the <uri
273link="2004.3/index.xml">Gentoo 2004.3 Handbooks</uri>. 285link="2005.0/index.xml">Gentoo 2005.0 Handbooks</uri>.
274</p>
275
276<p> 286</p>
287
288<p>
277The two LiveCDs that we currently provide are: 289The two Installation CDs that we currently provide are:
278</p> 290</p>
279 291
280<ul> 292<ul>
281 <li> 293 <li>
282 The Gentoo <e>Minimal</e> LiveCD, a small, no-nonsense, bootable CD which 294 The Gentoo <e>Minimal</e> Installation CD, a small, no-nonsense, bootable
283 sole purpose is to boot the system, prepare the networking and continue with 295 CD which sole purpose is to boot the system, prepare the networking and
284 the Gentoo installation. 296 continue with the Gentoo installation.
285 </li> 297 </li>
286 <li> 298 <li>
287 The Gentoo <e>Universal</e> LiveCD, a bootable CD with the same abilities as 299 The Gentoo <e>Universal</e> Installation CD, a bootable CD with the same
288 the Minimal LiveCD. Additionally, it contains a stage1 and several stage3 300 abilities as the Minimal Installation CD. Additionally, it contains a
289 tarballs (optimized for the individual subarchitectures). 301 stage1 and several stage3 tarballs (optimized for the individual
302 subarchitectures).
290 </li> 303 </li>
291</ul> 304</ul>
292 305
293<p> 306<p>
294To help you decide which LiveCD you need, we have written down the major 307To help you decide which Installation CD you need, we have written down the
295advantages and disadvantages of each LiveCD. 308major advantages and disadvantages of each Installation CD.
296</p> 309</p>
297 310
298</body> 311</body>
299</subsection>
300<subsection> 312</subsection>
313<subsection>
301<title>Gentoo's Minimal LiveCD</title> 314<title>Gentoo's Minimal Installation CD</title>
302<body> 315<body>
303 316
304<p> 317<p>
305The Minimal LiveCD is called <c>install-ppc-minimal-2004.3.iso</c> and 318The Minimal Installation CD is called <c>install-ppc-minimal-2005.0.iso</c> and
306takes up only 52 MB of diskspace. You can use this LiveCD to install Gentoo, 319takes up only 52 MB of diskspace. You can use this Installation CD to install
307but always with a working Internet connection only. 320Gentoo, but always with a working Internet connection only.
308</p> 321</p>
309 322
310<table> 323<table>
311<tr> 324<tr>
312 <th>Minimal LiveCD</th> 325 <th>Minimal Installation CD</th>
313 <th>Pros and Cons</th> 326 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
314</tr> 327</tr>
315<tr> 328<tr>
316 <th>+</th> 329 <th>+</th>
317 <ti>Smallest download</ti> 330 <ti>Smallest download</ti>
333</table> 346</table>
334 347
335</body> 348</body>
336</subsection> 349</subsection>
337<subsection> 350<subsection>
338<title>Gentoo's Universal LiveCD</title> 351<title>Gentoo's Universal Installation CD</title>
339<body> 352<body>
340 353
341<p> 354<p>
342The Universal LiveCD is called <c>install-ppc-universal-2004.3.iso</c> and 355The Universal Installation CD is called <c>install-ppc-universal-2005.0.iso</c>
343consumes the entire surface of a 650 MB CD. You can use this LiveCD to install 356and consumes the entire surface of a 650 MB CD. You can use this Installation
344Gentoo, and you can even use it to install Gentoo without a working internet 357CD to install Gentoo, and you can even use it to install Gentoo without a
345connection, just in case you want to bring Gentoo to another PC than the one you 358working internet connection, just in case you want to bring Gentoo to another
346are currently installing Gentoo on :) 359PC than the one you are currently installing Gentoo on :)
347</p> 360</p>
348 361
349<table> 362<table>
350<tr> 363<tr>
351 <th>Universal LiveCD</th> 364 <th>Universal Installation CD</th>
352 <th>Pros and Cons</th> 365 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
353</tr> 366</tr>
354<tr> 367<tr>
355 <th>+</th> 368 <th>+</th>
356 <ti> 369 <ti>
370<title>Other CDs</title> 383<title>Other CDs</title>
371<body> 384<body>
372 385
373<p> 386<p>
374You might find a so-called <e>Package CD</e> on one of our mirrors. This CD is 387You 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 388no Installation CD but an additional resource that can be exploited during a
376installation. It contains prebuilt packages (the so-called GRP set) that allows 389networkless installation. It contains prebuilt packages (the so-called GRP
377you to easily and quickly install additional applications (such as 390set) that allows you to easily and quickly install additional applications
378OpenOffice.org, KDE, GNOME, ...) immediately after the networkless Gentoo 391(such as OpenOffice.org, KDE, GNOME, ...) immediately after the networkless
379installation. 392Gentoo installation.
380</p> 393</p>
381 394
382</body> 395</body>
383</subsection> 396</subsection>
384</section> 397</section>
385<!-- STOP --> 398<!-- STOP -->
386<section> 399<section>
387<title>Download, Burn and Boot a Gentoo LiveCD</title> 400<title>Download, Burn and Boot a Gentoo Installation CD</title>
388<subsection> 401<subsection>
389<title>Downloading and Burning the LiveCDs</title> 402<title>Downloading and Burning the Installation CDs</title>
390<body> 403<body>
391 404
392<p>
393You have chosen to use a Gentoo LiveCD. We'll first start by downloading and
394burning the chosen LiveCD. We previously discussed the several available
395LiveCDs, but where can you find them?
396</p> 405<p>
397 406You have chosen to use a Gentoo Installation CD. We'll first start by
407downloading and burning the chosen Installation CD. We previously discussed
408the several available Installation CDs, but where can you find them?
398<p> 409</p>
410
411<p>
399You can download any of the LiveCDs (and, if you want to, a Packages CD as 412You can download any of the Installation CDs (and, if you want to, a Packages
400well) from one of our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The 413CD as well) 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. 414Installation CDs are located in the <path>releases/ppc/2005.0/installcd</path>
415directory.
402</p> 416</p>
403 417
404<p> 418<p>
405Inside that directory you'll find so-called ISO-files. Those are full CD images 419Inside that directory you'll find so-called ISO-files. Those are full CD images
406which you can write on a CD-R. 420which you can write on a CD-R.
407</p> 421</p>
408 422
409<p> 423<p>
410In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can 424In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can
411check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as 425check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as
412<path>install-ppc-minimal-2004.3.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 checksum 426<path>install-ppc-minimal-2005.0.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 checksum
413with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 427with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
414link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows. 428link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows. How
429to verify MD5 checksums with Mac OS X is described in the <uri
430link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml#doc_chap1">Gentoo PPC FAQ</uri>.
415</p> 431</p>
416 432
417<p> 433<p>
418Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to 434Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to
419verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with 435verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
441 457
442<ul> 458<ul>
443 <li> 459 <li>
444 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc &lt;downloaded iso 460 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc &lt;downloaded iso
445 file&gt;</c> (replace <path>/dev/hdc</path> with your CD-RW drive's 461 file&gt;</c> (replace <path>/dev/hdc</path> with your CD-RW drive's
446 device path) followed by the path to the ISO file :) 462 device path).
447 </li> 463 </li>
448 <li> 464 <li>
449 With K3B, select <c>Tools</c> &gt; <c>CD</c> &gt; <c>Burn Image</c>. Then 465 With K3B, select <c>Tools</c> &gt; <c>CD</c> &gt; <c>Burn Image</c>. Then
450 you can locate your ISO file within the 'Image to Burn' area. Finally click 466 you can locate your ISO file within the 'Image to Burn' area. Finally click
451 <c>Start</c>. 467 <c>Start</c>.
453</ul> 469</ul>
454 470
455</body> 471</body>
456</subsection> 472</subsection>
457<subsection> 473<subsection>
458<title>Default: Booting the LiveCD on a Apple/IBM</title> 474<title>Default: Booting the Installation CD with Yaboot</title>
459<body> 475<body>
460 476
461<p>
462On NewWorld machines place the LiveCD in the CD-ROM and reboot the system. When
463the system-start-bell sounds, simply hold down the 'C' until the CD loads.
464</p> 477<p>
465 478On NewWorld machines place the Installation CD in the CD-ROM and reboot the
479system. When the system-start-bell sounds, simply hold down the 'C' until the
480CD loads.
466<p> 481</p>
467If you have an OldWorld Mac the bootable portion of the livecd can't be used. 482
468Instead you need to download <uri
469link="http://penguinppc.org/projects/bootx/">BootX</uri> and have a working
470MacOS installed on your system. You need to copy the <c>BootX Extension</c> from
471the unpacked archive-file into the <c>Extensions Folder</c> and make a new
472directory called <c>Linux Kernels</c> in the System Folder. In the next step you
473need to copy the files <c>G3G4kernel</c> and <c>initrd.img.gz</c> from the
474LiveCD <path>boot</path> folder into the <c>Linux Kernels</c> directory. Then
475reboot the system and wait for BootX to load. After BootX loaded you still have
476to set up a few items. In the options dialog you need to check <c>Use Specified
477RAM Disk</c> and select the <c>initrd.img.gz</c> which you put in the <c>Linux
478Kernels</c> directory. The ramdisk size should be set to at least <c>32000</c>.
479Furthermore the kernel argument needs to be set to <c>rw init=/linuxrc
480cdroot</c>. Eventually you are able to boot the LiveCD when you select Linux on
481Startup.
482</p> 483<p>
483
484<p>
485After the LiveCD loaded, you will be greeted by a friendly welcome message and a 484After the Installation CD loaded, you will be greeted by a friendly welcome
486<e>boot:</e> prompt at the bottom of the screen. 485message and a <e>boot:</e> prompt at the bottom of the screen.
487</p> 486</p>
488 487
489<p> 488<p>
490At this prompt you are able to select a kernel for the subarchitecture you use. 489At this prompt you are able to select a kernel for the subarchitecture you use.
491We provide <c>G3</c>, <c>G4</c> and <c>G5</c>. All kernels are built with 490We provide <c>G3</c>, <c>G4</c> and <c>G5</c>. All kernels are built with
493well. 492well.
494</p> 493</p>
495 494
496<p> 495<p>
497You are also able to tweak some kernel options at this prompt. The following 496You are also able to tweak some kernel options at this prompt. The following
498table lists the available boot options you can add: 497table lists some of the available boot options you can add:
499</p> 498</p>
500 499
501<table> 500<table>
502<tr> 501<tr>
503 <th>Boot Option</th> 502 <th>Boot Option</th>
518 <ti> 517 <ti>
519 Disables level 3 cache on some PowerBooks (needed for at least the 17&quot;) 518 Disables level 3 cache on some PowerBooks (needed for at least the 17&quot;)
520 </ti> 519 </ti>
521</tr> 520</tr>
522<tr> 521<tr>
523 <ti><c>debug</c></ti> 522 <ti><c>dofirewire</c></ti>
524 <ti>
525 Enables verbose booting, spawns an initrd shell that can be used to debug
526 the LiveCD
527 </ti> 523 <ti>
528</tr> 524 Enables support for IEEE1394 (FireWire) devices, like external harddisks.
529<tr>
530 <ti><c>sleep=X</c></ti>
531 <ti> 525 </ti>
532 Wait X seconds before continuing; this can be needed by some very old SCSI 526</tr>
533 CD-ROMs which don't speed up the CD quick enough 527<tr>
528 <ti><c>dopcmcia</c></ti>
534 </ti> 529 <ti>
535</tr> 530 If you want to use PCMCIA devices during your installation (like PCMCIA
536<tr> 531 network cards) you have to enable this option.
537 <ti><c>bootfrom=X</c></ti>
538 <ti>
539 Boot from a different device
540 </ti> 532 </ti>
541</tr> 533</tr>
542</table> 534</table>
543 535
544<p> 536<p>
548</p> 540</p>
549 541
550</body> 542</body>
551</subsection> 543</subsection>
552<subsection> 544<subsection>
553<title>Alternative: Booting the LiveCD on a Pegasos</title> 545<title>Alternative: Booting the Installation CD on a Pegasos</title>
554<body> 546<body>
555 547
556<p> 548<p>
557On the Pegasos simply insert the CD and at the SmartFirmware boot-prompt type 549On the Pegasos simply insert the CD and at the SmartFirmware boot-prompt type
558<c>boot cd /boot/pegasos</c>. If you need any special boot options you can append them to the 550<c>boot cd /boot/menu</c>. This will open a small bootmenu where you can choose
559command-line. For instance <c>boot cd /boot/pegasos video=radeonfb:1280x1024@75 mem=256M</c>. 551between several preconfigured video configs. If you need any special boot
552options you can append them to the command-line. For instance <c>boot cd
553/boot/pegasos video=radeonfb:1280x1024@75 mem=256M</c>. The complete list of
554kernel appends (in case something goes wrong and you need it) is preconfigured
555in the kernel with <c>console=ttyS0,115200 console=tty0 init=/linuxrc
556looptype=squashfs loop=/livecd.squashfs udev nodevfs cdroot root=/dev/ram0</c>.
560</p> 557</p>
561 558
562</body> 559</body>
560</subsection>
561
563</subsection> 562<subsection>
563<title>Alternative: Booting the Installation CD with BootX</title>
564<body>
565
566<p>
567If you have an OldWorld Mac the bootable portion of the livecd can't be used.
568The most simple solution is to use MacOS to bootstrap into a Linux environment
569with a tool called BootX. Boot floppies are being prepared for Macs without
570MacOS, but they are not available at this time.
571</p>
572<p>
573First, download <uri link="http://penguinppc.org/projects/bootx/">BootX</uri>
574and unpack the archive. Copy the the <c>BootX Extension</c> from the unpacked
575archive into <c>Extensions Folder</c> and the BootX App Control Panel into
576<c>Control Panels</c>, both of which are located in your MacOS System Folder.
577Next, create a folder called "Linux Kernels" in your System folder and copy the
578<c>G3G4</c> kernel from the CD to this folder. Finally, copy <c>G3G4.igz</c>
579from the Installation CD <path>boot</path> folder into the MacOS
580<c>System Folder</c>.
581</p>
582<p>
583To prepare BootX, start the BootX App Control Panel. First select the Options
584dialog and check <c>Use Specified RAM Disk</c> and select <c>G3G4.igz</c> from
585your System Folder. Continue back to the initial screen and ensure that the
586ramdisk size is at least <c>32000</c>. Finally, set the kernel arguments as
587shown below:
588</p>
589
590<pre caption="BootX kernel arguments">
591cdroot root=/dev/ram0 init=linuxrc loop=livecd.squashfs looptype=squashfs console=tty0 nodevfs udev
592</pre>
593<note>
594The kernel parameters in the yaboot section above are also applicable here.
595</note>
596<p>
597Check once more to make sure the settings are correct and then save the
598configuration. This saves typing just in case it doesn't boot or something is
599missing. Press the Linux button at the top of the window to boot into the
600LiveCD and continue with <uri link="#booted">And When You're Booted...</uri>
601</p>
602</body>
603</subsection>
604
564<subsection id="booted"> 605<subsection id="booted">
565<title>And When You're Booted...</title> 606<title>And When You're Booted...</title>
566<body> 607<body>
567 608
568<p> 609<p>
569You will be greeted by a root ("#") prompt on the current console. You can also 610You will be greeted by a root ("#") prompt on the current console. You can also
570switch to other consoles by pressing Alt-fn-F2, Alt-fn-F3 and Alt-fn-F4. Get 611switch to other consoles by pressing Alt-F2, Alt-F3 and Alt-F4. Get
571back to the one you started on by pressing Alt-fn-F1. 612back to the one you started on by pressing Alt-F1. Probably you have to hit
613Alt-fn-Fx on Apple machines.
572</p> 614</p>
573 615
574<p> 616<p>
575If you are installing Gentoo on a system with a non-US keyboard, use 617If you are installing Gentoo on a system with a non-US keyboard, use
576<c>loadkeys</c> to load the keymap for your keyboard. To list the available 618<c>loadkeys</c> to load the keymap for your keyboard. To list the available
577keymaps, execute <c>ls /usr/share/keymaps/i386</c>. Do not use the keymaps in 619keymaps, execute <c>ls /usr/share/keymaps/i386</c>. On NewWorld machines or the
578<path>ppc</path> or <path>mac</path> as they are for ADB-based OldWorld 620Pegasos do not use the keymaps in <path>ppc</path> or <path>mac</path> as they
579machines. 621are for ADB-based OldWorld machines.
580</p> 622</p>
581 623
582<pre caption="Listing available keymaps"> 624<pre caption="Listing available keymaps">
583<comment>(PPC uses x86 keymaps on most systems. The mac/ppc keymaps provided 625<comment>(PPC uses x86 keymaps on most systems. The mac/ppc keymaps provided
584 on the LiveCD are ADB keymaps and unusable with the LiveCD kernel)</comment> 626 on the Installation CD are ADB keymaps and unusable with the Installation CD
627 kernel)</comment>
585# <i>ls /usr/share/keymaps/i386</i> 628# <i>ls /usr/share/keymaps/i386</i>
586</pre> 629</pre>
587 630
588<p> 631<p>
589Now load the keymap of your choice: 632Now load the keymap of your choice:
602<subsection id="hardware"> 645<subsection id="hardware">
603<title>Extra Hardware Configuration</title> 646<title>Extra Hardware Configuration</title>
604<body> 647<body>
605 648
606<p> 649<p>
607When the LiveCD boots, it tries to detect all your hardware devices and 650When the Installation CD boots, it tries to detect all your hardware devices and
608loads the appropriate kernel modules to support your hardware. In the 651loads the appropriate kernel modules to support your hardware. In the
609vast majority of cases, it does a very good job. However, in some cases, it may 652vast majority of cases, it does a very good job. However, in some cases, it may
610not auto-load the kernel modules you need. If the PCI auto-detection missed some 653not auto-load the kernel modules you need. If the PCI auto-detection missed some
611of your system's hardware, you will have to load the appropriate kernel modules 654of your system's hardware, you will have to load the appropriate kernel modules
612manually. 655manually.
613</p> 656</p>
614 657
615<p> 658<p>
616In the next example we try to load the <c>airport</c> module (support for 659In the next example we try to load the <c>airport</c> module. This module
617certain kinds of network interfaces): 660supports only the old Airport cards (b-net). AirportExtreme is currently not
661supported under Linux:
618</p> 662</p>
619 663
620<pre caption="Loading kernel modules"> 664<pre caption="Loading kernel modules">
621# <i>modprobe airport</i> 665# <i>modprobe airport</i>
622</pre> 666</pre>

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