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9<sections> 9<sections>
10<section> 10<section>
11<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 11<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
12<subsection> 12<subsection>
13<title>Introduction</title> 13<title>Introduction</title>
14<body> 14<body>
15 15
16<p> 16<p>
17Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to 17Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to
18successfully install Gentoo on your box. This of course depends on your 18successfully install Gentoo on your box. This of course depends on your
19architecture. 19architecture.
20</p> 20</p>
21 21
22</body> 22</body>
321networking. It contains a stage1 and stage3 tarballs (optimized for the 321networking. It contains a stage1 and stage3 tarballs (optimized for the
322sparc architecture). For example the sparc64 variant of this CD is called 322sparc architecture). For example the sparc64 variant of this CD is called
323<c>install-sparc64-universal-2004.1.iso</c> and can be found in the 323<c>install-sparc64-universal-2004.1.iso</c> and can be found in the
324<path>sparc64/</path> subdirectory. 324<path>sparc64/</path> subdirectory.
325</p> 325</p>
326 326
327<p> 327<p>
328If you take a closer look into the directories you will see 328If you take a closer look into the directories you will see
329that we provide a <e>Gentoo Package CD</e>. This CD (which isn't 329that we provide a <e>Gentoo Package CD</e>. This CD (which isn't
330bootable) only contains precompiled packages and can be used to install software 330bootable) only contains precompiled packages and can be used to install software
331after a succesfull Gentoo Installation. To install Gentoo, you only 331after a succesfull Gentoo Installation. To install Gentoo, you only
332need the Universal LiveCD, but if you want OpenOffice.org, Mozilla, KDE, GNOME 332need the Universal LiveCD, but if you want OpenOffice.org, Mozilla, KDE, GNOME
333etc. without having to compile every single one of them, you need the Packages 333etc. without having to compile every single one of them, you need the Packages
334CD too. Such a Packages CD for sparc64 is called 334CD too. Such a Packages CD for sparc64 is called
335<c>packages-sparc64-2004.1.iso</c>. 335<c>packages-sparc64-2004.1.iso</c>.
336</p>
337
338<p>
339You only need the Packages CD if you want to perform a stage3 with GRP
340installation.
336</p> 341</p>
337 342
338<table> 343<table>
339<tr> 344<tr>
340 <th>Universal LiveCD with Packages CD</th> 345 <th>Universal LiveCD with Packages CD</th>
341 <th>Pros and Cons</th> 346 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
342</tr> 347</tr>
343<tr> 348<tr>
344 <th>+</th> 349 <th>+</th>
345 <ti>Packages CD is optimized to your architecture and subarchitecture</ti> 350 <ti>Packages CD is optimized to your architecture and subarchitecture</ti>
346</tr> 351</tr>
347<tr> 352<tr>
348 <th>+</th> 353 <th>+</th>
349 <ti> 354 <ti>
350 Packages CD provides precompiled packages for fast Gentoo installations 355 Packages CD provides precompiled packages for fast Gentoo installations

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