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2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
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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>
388Visit one of our <uri 388Visit one of our <uri
389link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri> and go to 389link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri> and go to
390<path>releases/sparc/2004.1/livecd</path> where the LiveCD(s) of 390<path>releases/sparc/2004.1/livecd</path> where the LiveCD(s) of
391your choice are located. Inside the subdirectories <path>sparc32/</path> and 391your choice are located. Inside the subdirectories <path>sparc32/</path> and
392<path>sparc64/</path> you'll find so-called ISO-files. 392<path>sparc64/</path> you'll find so-called ISO-files.
393Those are full CD images which you can write on a CD-R. 393Those are full CD images which you can write on a CD-R.
394</p> 394</p>
395 395
396<p> 396<p>
397In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can 397In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can
398check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as 398check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as
399<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2004.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 399<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2004.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5
400checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 400checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
401link="http://www.md5summer.org">md5summer</uri> for Windows. 401link="http://www.md5summer.org">md5summer</uri> for Windows.
402</p> 402</p>
403
404<p>
405Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to
406verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
407<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key:
408</p>
409
410<pre caption="Obtaining the public key">
411$ <i>gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 19462D47</i>
412</pre>
413
414<p>
415Now verify the signature:
416</p>
417
418<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature">
419$ <i>gpg --verify &lt;signature file&gt; &lt;downloaded iso&gt;</i>
420<comment>(If everything goes well, you should see something like this:)</comment>
421gpg: Signature made Mon Apr 19 18:54:40 2004 EDT using DSA key ID 19462D47
422gpg: Good signature from "John Davis (Gentoo Linux Developer) &lt;zhen@gentoo.org&gt;"
423gpg: aka "Gentoo Linux Release Engineering &lt;releng@gentoo.org&gt;"
424</pre>
403 425
404<p> 426<p>
405To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you 427To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you
406do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss a couple of popular 428do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss a couple of popular
407tools on how to do this. 429tools on how to do this.
408</p> 430</p>
409 431
410<ul> 432<ul>
411 <li> 433 <li>
412 With EasyCD Creator you select <c>File</c>, <c>Record CD 434 With EasyCD Creator you select <c>File</c>, <c>Record CD
413 from CD image</c>. Then you change the <c>Files of type</c> to <c>ISO image 435 from CD image</c>. Then you change the <c>Files of type</c> to <c>ISO image
414 file</c>. Then locate the ISO file and click <c>Open</c>. When you click on 436 file</c>. Then locate the ISO file and click <c>Open</c>. When you click on
415 <c>Start recording</c> the ISO image will be burned correctly onto the CD-R. 437 <c>Start recording</c> the ISO image will be burned correctly onto the CD-R.
416 </li> 438 </li>
417 <li> 439 <li>

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