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9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>2.8</version> 11<version>2.9</version>
12<date>2005-11-29</date> 12<date>2006-02-27</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>
30 30
31<table> 31<table>
32<tr> 32<tr>
33 <th>Sparc System</th> 33 <th>Sparc System</th>
34 <ti> 34 <ti>
35 Please check the <uri 35 Please check the <uri link="/proj/en/base/sparc/sunhw.xml">Gentoo
36 Linux/SPARC64 Compatibility list</uri> or the <uri
36 link="http://www.ultralinux.org/faq.html#s_2">UltraLinux FAQ</uri> 37 link="http://www.ultralinux.org/faq.html#s_2">UltraLinux FAQ</uri>
37 </ti> 38 </ti>
38</tr> 39</tr>
39<tr> 40<tr>
40 <th>CPU</th> 41 <th>CPU</th>
84</p> 85</p>
85 86
86<p> 87<p>
87If you wish to install Gentoo without a working Internet connection, please use 88If you wish to install Gentoo without a working Internet connection, please use
88the installation instructions described in the <uri 89the installation instructions described in the <uri
89link="2005.1/index.xml">Gentoo 2005.1 Handbooks</uri>. 90link="2006.0/index.xml">Gentoo 2006.0 Handbooks</uri>.
90</p> 91</p>
91 92
92<p> 93<p>
93The two Installation CDs that we currently provide are: 94The two Installation CDs that we currently provide are:
94</p> 95</p>
124<subsection> 125<subsection>
125<title>Gentoo's Minimal Installation CD</title> 126<title>Gentoo's Minimal Installation CD</title>
126<body> 127<body>
127 128
128<p> 129<p>
129The Minimal Installation CD is called <c>install-sparc64-minimal-2005.1-r1.iso</c> 130The Minimal Installation CD is called <c>install-sparc64-minimal-2006.0.iso</c>
130and takes up only 32 MB of diskspace. You can use this Installation CD to 131and takes up only 32 MB of diskspace. You can use this Installation CD to
131install Gentoo, but always with a working Internet connection only. 132install Gentoo, but always with a working Internet connection only.
132</p> 133</p>
133 134
134<table> 135<table>
155<title>Gentoo's Universal Installation CD</title> 156<title>Gentoo's Universal Installation CD</title>
156<body> 157<body>
157 158
158<p> 159<p>
159The Universal Installation CD is called 160The Universal Installation CD is called
160<c>install-sparc-universal-2005.1-r1.iso</c> and use 525 MB. You can use this 161<c>install-sparc64-universal-2006.0.iso</c> and uses 287 MB. You can use this
161Installation CD to install Gentoo, and you can even use it to install Gentoo 162Installation CD to install Gentoo, and you can even use it to install Gentoo
162without a working internet connection, just in case you want to bring Gentoo to 163without a working internet connection, just in case you want to bring Gentoo to
163another PC than the one you are currently installing Gentoo on :) 164another PC than the one you are currently installing Gentoo on :)
164</p> 165</p>
165 166
236 237
237<p> 238<p>
238You 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
239CD 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
240Installation CDs are located in the 241Installation CDs are located in the
241<path>releases/sparc/2005.1-r1/sparc64/installcd</path> directory. 242<path>releases/sparc/2006.0/sparc64/installcd</path> directory.
242</p> 243</p>
243 244
244<p> 245<p>
245Inside that directory you'll find ISO-files. Those are full CD images which you 246Inside that directory you'll find ISO-files. Those are full CD images which you
246can write on a CD-R. 247can write on a CD-R.
247</p> 248</p>
248 249
249<p> 250<p>
250In 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
251MD5 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
252<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2005.1-r1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 253<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2006.0.iso.DIGESTS</path>). You can check the MD5
253checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 254checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
254link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows. 255link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows.
255</p> 256</p>
256 257
257<p> 258<p>
308ok <i>boot cdrom</i> 309ok <i>boot cdrom</i>
309</pre> 310</pre>
310 311
311<p> 312<p>
312You will be greeted by the SILO boot manager (on the Installation CD). Type in 313You will be greeted by the SILO boot manager (on the Installation CD). Type in
313<c>gentoo-2.4</c> and press enter to continue booting the 314<c>gentoo</c> and press enter to continue booting the
314system: 315system:
315</p> 316</p>
316 317
317<pre caption="Continue booting from the Installation CD"> 318<pre caption="Continue booting from the Installation CD">
318boot: <i>gentoo-2.4</i> 319boot: <i>gentoo</i>
319</pre> 320</pre>
320 321
321<p> 322<p>
322Once the Installation CD is booted, you will be automatically logged on to the 323Once the Installation CD is booted, you will be automatically logged on to the
323system. 324system.
412go to a new terminal and log in. 413go to a new terminal and log in.
413</p> 414</p>
414 415
415<p> 416<p>
416If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run 417If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run
417<c>links2</c> to read it: 418<c>links</c> to read it:
418</p> 419</p>
419 420
420<pre caption="Viewing the on-CD documentation"> 421<pre caption="Viewing the on-CD documentation">
421# <i>links2 /mnt/cdrom/docs/handbook/html/index.html</i> 422# <i>links /mnt/cdrom/docs/handbook/html/index.html</i>
422</pre> 423</pre>
423 424
424<p> 425<p>
425However, it is preferred that you use the online Gentoo Handbook as it will be 426However, it is preferred that you use the online Gentoo Handbook as it will be
426more recent than the one provided on the CD. You can view it using <c>links2</c> 427more recent than the one provided on the CD. You can view it using <c>links</c>
427as well, but only after having completed the <e>Configuring your Network</e> 428as well, but only after having completed the <e>Configuring your Network</e>
428chapter (otherwise you won't be able to go on the Internet to view the 429chapter (otherwise you won't be able to go on the Internet to view the
429document): 430document):
430</p> 431</p>
431 432
432<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation"> 433<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation">
433# <i>links2 http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-sparc.xml</i> 434# <i>links http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-sparc.xml</i>
434</pre> 435</pre>
435 436
436<p> 437<p>
437You can go back to your original terminal by pressing <c>Alt-F1</c>. 438You can go back to your original terminal by pressing <c>Alt-F1</c>.
438</p> 439</p>

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