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9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>2.6</version> 11<version>2.6</version>
12<date>2005-11-11</date> 12<date>2005-11-11</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>
18<body> 18<body>
19 19
20<p> 20<p>
21Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to 21Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to
22successfully install Gentoo on your box. 22successfully install Gentoo on your box.
177 </ti> 177 </ti>
178</tr> 178</tr>
179<tr> 179<tr>
180 <th>-</th> 180 <th>-</th>
181 <ti>Huge download</ti> 181 <ti>Huge download</ti>
182</tr> 182</tr>
183</table> 183</table>
184 184
185</body> 185</body>
186</subsection> 186</subsection>
187<subsection> 187<subsection>
188<title>Other CDs</title> 188<title>Other CDs</title>
189<body> 189<body>
190 190
191<p> 191<p>
192You might find a so-called <e>Package CD</e> on one of our mirrors. This CD is 192You might find a <e>Package CD</e> on one of our mirrors. This CD is not an
193no Installation CD but an additional resource that can be exploited during a 193Installation CD but an additional resource that can be exploited during a
194networkless installation. It contains prebuilt packages (the so-called GRP set) 194networkless installation. It contains prebuilt packages (also known as the GRP
195that allows you to easily and quickly install additional applications (such as 195set) that allow you to easily and quickly install additional applications
196OpenOffice.org, KDE, GNOME, ...) immediately after the networkless Gentoo 196(such as OpenOffice.org, KDE, GNOME, ...) immediately after the networkless
197installation. 197Gentoo installation.
198</p> 198</p>
199 199
200<p> 200<p>
201If you intend to use the Packages CD to quickly install additional software, 201If you intend to use the Packages CD to quickly install additional software,
202make sure that you use the same subarchitecture as the stage3 tarball you use. 202make sure that you use the same subarchitecture as the stage3 tarball you use.
203</p> 203</p>
204 204
205</body> 205</body>
206</subsection> 206</subsection>
207<subsection> 207<subsection>
208<title>The Stage3 Tarball</title> 208<title>The Stage3 Tarball</title>
209<body> 209<body>
210 210
211<p> 211<p>
212A stage3 tarball is an archive containing a minimal Gentoo environment, suitable 212A stage3 tarball is an archive containing a minimal Gentoo environment, suitable
231 231
232<p> 232<p>
233You have chosen to use a Gentoo Installation CD. We'll first start by 233You have chosen to use a Gentoo Installation CD. We'll first start by
234downloading and burning the chosen Installation CD. We previously discussed 234downloading and burning the chosen Installation CD. We previously discussed
235the several available Installation CDs, but where can you find them? 235the several available Installation CDs, but where can you find them?
236</p> 236</p>
237 237
238<p> 238<p>
239You can download any of the Installation CDs (and, if you want to, a Packages 239You can download any of the Installation CDs (and, if you want to, a Packages
240CD as well) from one of our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The 240CD as well) from one of our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The
241Installation CDs are located in the 241Installation CDs are located in the
242<path>releases/sparc/2005.1/sparc64/installcd</path> directory. 242<path>releases/sparc/2005.1/sparc64/installcd</path> directory.
243</p> 243</p>
244 244
245<p> 245<p>
246Inside that directory you'll find so-called ISO-files. Those are full CD images 246Inside that directory you'll find ISO-files. Those are full CD images which you
247which you can write on a CD-R. 247can write on a CD-R.
248</p> 248</p>
249 249
250<p> 250<p>
251In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can check its 251In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can check its
252MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as 252MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as
253<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2005.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 253<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2005.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5
254checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 254checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
255link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows. 255link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows.
256</p> 256</p>
257 257
258<p> 258<p>
259Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to 259Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to
260verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with 260verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
261<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key: 261<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key:
262</p> 262</p>

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