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11<abstract> 11<abstract>
12You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install 12You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install
13Gentoo using the minimal Installation CD. 13Gentoo using the minimal Installation CD.
14</abstract> 14</abstract>
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16<version>10.0</version> 16<version>10.1</version>
17<date>2010-07-20</date> 17<date>2011-05-16</date>
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19<section> 19<section>
20<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 20<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
21<subsection> 21<subsection>
22<title>Introduction</title> 22<title>Introduction</title>
292After the Installation CD loaded, you will be greeted by a friendly welcome 292After the Installation CD loaded, you will be greeted by a friendly welcome
293message and a <e>boot:</e> prompt at the bottom of the screen. 293message and a <e>boot:</e> prompt at the bottom of the screen.
294</p> 294</p>
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296<p> 296<p>
297We provide one generic kernel, <e>apple</e>. This kernel is built with support 297We provide one generic kernel, <e>ppc32</e>. This kernel is built with support
298for multiple CPUs, but it will boot on single processor machines as well. 298for multiple CPUs, but it will boot on single processor machines as well.
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302You can tweak some kernel options at this prompt. The following table lists 302You can tweak some kernel options at this prompt. The following table lists
352 </ti> 352 </ti>
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356<p> 356<p>
357To use the above options, at the <e>boot:</e> prompt, type <e>apple</e> followed 357To use the above options, at the <e>boot:</e> prompt, type <e>ppc32</e> followed
358by the desired option. In the example below, we'll force the kernel to use the 358by the desired option. In the example below, we'll force the kernel to use the
359Open Firmware framebuffer instead of the device specific driver. 359Open Firmware framebuffer instead of the device specific driver.
360</p> 360</p>
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362<pre caption="Force the use of the Open Firmware framebuffer"> 362<pre caption="Force the use of the Open Firmware framebuffer">
363boot: <i>apple video=ofonly</i> 363boot: <i>ppc32 video=ofonly</i>
364</pre> 364</pre>
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366<p> 366<p>
367If you don't need to add any options, just hit enter at this prompt, and a 367If you don't need to add any options, just type ppc32 at this prompt, and a
368complete Gentoo Linux environment will be loaded from the CD. Continue with 368complete Gentoo Linux environment will be loaded from the CD. Continue with
369<uri link="#booted">And When You're Booted...</uri>. 369<uri link="#booted">And When You're Booted...</uri>.
370</p> 370</p>
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372</body> 372</body>
403First, download <uri link="http://penguinppc.org/bootloaders/bootx/">BootX</uri> 403First, download <uri link="http://penguinppc.org/bootloaders/bootx/">BootX</uri>
404and unpack the archive. Copy the the <c>BootX Extension</c> from the unpacked 404and unpack the archive. Copy the the <c>BootX Extension</c> from the unpacked
405archive into <c>Extensions Folder</c> and the BootX App Control Panel into 405archive into <c>Extensions Folder</c> and the BootX App Control Panel into
406<c>Control Panels</c>, both of which are located in your MacOS System Folder. 406<c>Control Panels</c>, both of which are located in your MacOS System Folder.
407Next, create a folder called "Linux Kernels" in your System folder and copy the 407Next, create a folder called "Linux Kernels" in your System folder and copy the
408<c>apple</c> kernel from the CD to this folder. Finally, copy <c>apple.igz</c> 408<c>ppc32</c> kernel from the CD to this folder. Finally, copy <c>ppc32.igz</c>
409from the Installation CD <path>boot</path> folder into the MacOS 409from the Installation CD <path>boot</path> folder into the MacOS
410<c>System Folder</c>. 410<c>System Folder</c>.
411</p> 411</p>
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413<p> 413<p>
414To prepare BootX, start the BootX App Control Panel. First select the Options 414To prepare BootX, start the BootX App Control Panel. First select the Options
415dialog and check <c>Use Specified RAM Disk</c> and select <c>apple.igz</c> from 415dialog and check <c>Use Specified RAM Disk</c> and select <c>ppc32.igz</c> from
416your System Folder. Continue back to the initial screen and ensure that the 416your System Folder. Continue back to the initial screen and ensure that the
417ramdisk size is at least <c>32000</c>. Finally, set the kernel arguments as 417ramdisk size is at least <c>32000</c>. Finally, set the kernel arguments as
418shown below: 418shown below:
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