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11<abstract>
12You can install Gentoo in many ways. This chapter explains how to install
13Gentoo using the minimal Installation CD.
14</abstract>
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11<version>10.0</version> 16<version>13</version>
12<date>2010-07-20</date> 17<date>2012-06-29</date>
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14<section> 19<section>
15<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 20<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
16<subsection> 21<subsection>
17<title>Introduction</title> 22<title>Introduction</title>
145<title>Gentoo Minimal Installation CD</title> 150<title>Gentoo Minimal Installation CD</title>
146<body> 151<body>
147 152
148<p> 153<p>
149The Minimal Installation CD is called <c><keyval id="min-cd-name"/></c> and 154The Minimal Installation CD is called <c><keyval id="min-cd-name"/></c> and
150takes up only <keyval id="min-cd-size"/> MB of diskspace. You can use this 155takes up around <keyval id="min-cd-size"/> MB of diskspace. You can use this
151Installation CD to install Gentoo, but <e>only</e> with a working Internet 156Installation CD to install Gentoo, but <e>only</e> with a working Internet
152connection. 157connection.
153</p> 158</p>
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235Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to 240Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to
236verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with 241verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
237<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key: 242<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public keys whose
243key ids can be found on the <uri link="/proj/en/releng/index.xml">release
244engineering project site</uri>.
238</p> 245</p>
239 246
240<pre caption="Obtaining the public key"> 247<pre caption="Obtaining the public key">
248<comment>(... Substitute the key ids with those mentioned on the release engineering site ...)</comment>
241$ <i>gpg --keyserver subkeys.pgp.net --recv-keys 2D182910</i> 249$ <i>gpg --keyserver subkeys.pgp.net --recv-keys 96D8BF6D 2D182910 17072058</i>
242</pre> 250</pre>
243 251
244<p> 252<p>
245Now verify the signature: 253Now verify the signature:
246</p> 254</p>
287After the Installation CD loaded, you will be greeted by a friendly welcome 295After the Installation CD loaded, you will be greeted by a friendly welcome
288message and a <e>boot:</e> prompt at the bottom of the screen. 296message and a <e>boot:</e> prompt at the bottom of the screen.
289</p> 297</p>
290 298
291<p> 299<p>
292We provide one generic kernel, <e>apple</e>. This kernel is built with support 300We provide one generic kernel, <e>ppc32</e>. This kernel is built with support
293for multiple CPUs, but it will boot on single processor machines as well. 301for multiple CPUs, but it will boot on single processor machines as well.
294</p> 302</p>
295 303
296<p> 304<p>
297You can tweak some kernel options at this prompt. The following table lists 305You can tweak some kernel options at this prompt. The following table lists
347 </ti> 355 </ti>
348</tr> 356</tr>
349</table> 357</table>
350 358
351<p> 359<p>
352To use the above options, at the <e>boot:</e> prompt, type <e>apple</e> followed 360To use the above options, at the <e>boot:</e> prompt, type <e>ppc32</e> followed
353by the desired option. In the example below, we'll force the kernel to use the 361by the desired option. In the example below, we'll force the kernel to use the
354Open Firmware framebuffer instead of the device specific driver. 362Open Firmware framebuffer instead of the device specific driver.
355</p> 363</p>
356 364
357<pre caption="Force the use of the Open Firmware framebuffer"> 365<pre caption="Force the use of the Open Firmware framebuffer">
358boot: <i>apple video=ofonly</i> 366boot: <i>ppc32 video=ofonly</i>
359</pre> 367</pre>
360 368
361<p> 369<p>
362If you don't need to add any options, just hit enter at this prompt, and a 370If you don't need to add any options, just type ppc32 at this prompt, and a
363complete Gentoo Linux environment will be loaded from the CD. Continue with 371complete Gentoo Linux environment will be loaded from the CD. Continue with
364<uri link="#booted">And When You're Booted...</uri>. 372<uri link="#booted">And When You're Booted...</uri>.
365</p> 373</p>
366 374
367</body> 375</body>
398First, download <uri link="http://penguinppc.org/bootloaders/bootx/">BootX</uri> 406First, download <uri link="http://penguinppc.org/bootloaders/bootx/">BootX</uri>
399and unpack the archive. Copy the the <c>BootX Extension</c> from the unpacked 407and unpack the archive. Copy the the <c>BootX Extension</c> from the unpacked
400archive into <c>Extensions Folder</c> and the BootX App Control Panel into 408archive into <c>Extensions Folder</c> and the BootX App Control Panel into
401<c>Control Panels</c>, both of which are located in your MacOS System Folder. 409<c>Control Panels</c>, both of which are located in your MacOS System Folder.
402Next, create a folder called "Linux Kernels" in your System folder and copy the 410Next, create a folder called "Linux Kernels" in your System folder and copy the
403<c>apple</c> kernel from the CD to this folder. Finally, copy <c>apple.igz</c> 411<c>ppc32</c> kernel from the CD to this folder. Finally, copy <c>ppc32.igz</c>
404from the Installation CD <path>boot</path> folder into the MacOS 412from the Installation CD <path>boot</path> folder into the MacOS
405<c>System Folder</c>. 413<c>System Folder</c>.
406</p> 414</p>
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408<p> 416<p>
409To prepare BootX, start the BootX App Control Panel. First select the Options 417To prepare BootX, start the BootX App Control Panel. First select the Options
410dialog and check <c>Use Specified RAM Disk</c> and select <c>apple.igz</c> from 418dialog and check <c>Use Specified RAM Disk</c> and select <c>ppc32.igz</c> from
411your System Folder. Continue back to the initial screen and ensure that the 419your System Folder. Continue back to the initial screen and ensure that the
412ramdisk size is at least <c>32000</c>. Finally, set the kernel arguments as 420ramdisk size is at least <c>32000</c>. Finally, set the kernel arguments as
413shown below: 421shown below:
414</p> 422</p>
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