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11<version>2.9</version> 11<version>2.10</version>
12<date>2006-02-27</date> 12<date>2006-07-25</date>
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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>
370 </ti> 370 </ti>
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375At this prompt, hit enter, and a complete Gentoo Linux environment will be 375To use the above options, at the <e>boot:</e> prompt, type <e>ppc32</e> followed
376loaded from the CD. Continue with <uri link="#booted">And When You're 376by the desired option. In the example below, we'll force the kernel to use the
377Booted...</uri>. 377OpenFirmware framebuffer instead of the device specific driver.
378</p>
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380<pre caption="Force the use of the OpenFirmware framebuffer">
381boot: <i>ppc32 video=ofonly</i>
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384<p>
385If you don't need to add any options, just hit enter at this prompt, and a
386complete Gentoo Linux environment will be loaded from the CD. Continue with
387<uri link="#booted">And When You're Booted...</uri>.
378</p> 388</p>
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380</body> 390</body>
381</subsection> 391</subsection>
382<subsection> 392<subsection>
401<title>Alternative: Booting the Installation CD with BootX</title> 411<title>Alternative: Booting the Installation CD with BootX</title>
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405If you have an OldWorld Mac the bootable portion of the livecd can't be used. 415If you have an OldWorld Mac the bootable portion of the livecd can't be used.
406The most simple solution is to use MacOS to bootstrap into a Linux environment 416The most simple solution is to use MacOS 9 or earlier to bootstrap into a Linux
407with a tool called BootX. 417environment with a tool called BootX.
408</p> 418</p>
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411First, download <uri link="http://penguinppc.org/projects/bootx/">BootX</uri> 421First, download <uri link="http://penguinppc.org/projects/bootx/">BootX</uri>
412and unpack the archive. Copy the the <c>BootX Extension</c> from the unpacked 422and unpack the archive. Copy the the <c>BootX Extension</c> from the unpacked

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