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2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
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8 8
9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>2.6</version> 11<version>2.7</version>
12<date>2005-11-11</date> 12<date>2005-11-24</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.
23</p> 23</p>
24 24
25</body> 25</body>
26</subsection> 26</subsection>
27<subsection> 27<subsection>
114HOWTO</uri>. 114HOWTO</uri>.
115</p> 115</p>
116 116
117<p> 117<p>
118To help you decide which Installation CD you need, we have written down the 118To help you decide which Installation CD you need, we have written down the
119major advantages and disadvantages of each Installation CD. 119major advantages and disadvantages of each Installation CD.
120</p> 120</p>
121 121
122</body> 122</body>
123</subsection> 123</subsection>
124<subsection> 124<subsection>
125<title>Gentoo's Minimal Installation CD</title> 125<title>Gentoo's Minimal Installation CD</title>
126<body> 126<body>
127 127
128<p> 128<p>
129The Minimal Installation CD is called <c>install-sparc64-minimal-2005.1.iso</c> 129The Minimal Installation CD is called <c>install-sparc64-minimal-2005.1-r1.iso</c>
130and takes up only 130 MB of diskspace. You can use this Installation CD to 130and takes up only 32 MB of diskspace. You can use this Installation CD to
131install Gentoo, but always with a working Internet connection only. 131install Gentoo, but always with a working Internet connection only.
132</p> 132</p>
133 133
134<table> 134<table>
135<tr> 135<tr>
136 <th>Minimal Installation CD</th> 136 <th>Minimal Installation CD</th>
137 <th>Pros and Cons</th> 137 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
138</tr> 138</tr>
139<tr> 139<tr>
140 <th>+</th> 140 <th>+</th>
141 <ti>Smallest download</ti> 141 <ti>Smallest download</ti>
142</tr> 142</tr>
143<tr> 143<tr>
144 <th>-</th> 144 <th>-</th>
145 <ti> 145 <ti>
146 Contains no stage3 tarball, no Portage snapshot, no prebuilt packages and is 146 Contains no stage3 tarball, no Portage snapshot, no prebuilt packages and is
147 therefore not suitable for networkless installation 147 therefore not suitable for networkless installation
148 </ti> 148 </ti>
149</tr> 149</tr>
150</table> 150</table>
151 151
152</body> 152</body>
153</subsection> 153</subsection>
154<subsection> 154<subsection>
155<title>Gentoo's Universal Installation CD</title> 155<title>Gentoo's Universal Installation CD</title>
156<body> 156<body>
157 157
158<p> 158<p>
159The Universal Installation CD is called 159The Universal Installation CD is called
160<c>install-sparc-universal-2005.1.iso</c> and consumes the entire surface of a 160<c>install-sparc-universal-2005.1.iso</c> and use 525 MB. You can use this
161650 MB CD. You can use this Installation CD to install 161Installation CD to install Gentoo, and you can even use it to install Gentoo
162Gentoo, and you can even use it to install Gentoo without a working internet 162without a working internet connection, just in case you want to bring Gentoo to
163connection, just in case you want to bring Gentoo to another PC than the one you 163another PC than the one you are currently installing Gentoo on :)
164are currently installing Gentoo on :)
165</p> 164</p>
166 165
167<table> 166<table>
168<tr> 167<tr>
169 <th>Universal Installation CD</th> 168 <th>Universal Installation CD</th>
170 <th>Pros and Cons</th> 169 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
171</tr> 170</tr>
172<tr> 171<tr>
173 <th>+</th> 172 <th>+</th>
174 <ti> 173 <ti>
175 Contains everything you need. You can even install without a network 174 Contains everything you need. You can even install without a network
176 connection. 175 connection.
177 </ti> 176 </ti>
178</tr> 177</tr>
179<tr> 178<tr>
227<title>Download, Burn and Boot a Gentoo Installation CD</title> 226<title>Download, Burn and Boot a Gentoo Installation CD</title>
228<subsection> 227<subsection>
229<title>Downloading and Burning the Installation CDs</title> 228<title>Downloading and Burning the Installation CDs</title>
230<body> 229<body>
231 230
232<p> 231<p>
233You have chosen to use a Gentoo Installation CD. We'll first start by 232You have chosen to use a Gentoo Installation CD. We'll first start by
234downloading and burning the chosen Installation CD. We previously discussed 233downloading and burning the chosen Installation CD. We previously discussed
235the several available Installation CDs, but where can you find them? 234the several available Installation CDs, but where can you find them?
236</p> 235</p>
237 236
238<p> 237<p>
239You can download any of the Installation CDs (and, if you want to, a Packages 238You 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 239CD as well) from one of our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The
241Installation CDs are located in the 240Installation CDs are located in the
242<path>releases/sparc/2005.1/sparc64/installcd</path> directory. 241<path>releases/sparc/2005.1-r1/sparc64/installcd</path> directory.
243</p> 242</p>
244 243
245<p> 244<p>
246Inside that directory you'll find ISO-files. Those are full CD images which you 245Inside that directory you'll find ISO-files. Those are full CD images which you
247can write on a CD-R. 246can write on a CD-R.
248</p> 247</p>
249 248
250<p> 249<p>
251In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can check its 250In 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 251MD5 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 252<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2005.1-r1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5
254checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 253checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
255link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows. 254link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows.
256</p> 255</p>
257 256
258<p> 257<p>
259Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to 258Another 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 259verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
261<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key: 260<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key:
262</p> 261</p>
263 262
264<pre caption="Obtaining the public key"> 263<pre caption="Obtaining the public key">
265$ <i>gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 17072058</i> 264$ <i>gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 17072058</i>
266</pre> 265</pre>
267 266
268<p> 267<p>

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