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9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>7.0</version> 11<version>8.0</version>
12<date>2006-08-30</date> 12<date>2007-05-07</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>
59 59
60</body> 60</body>
61</subsection> 61</subsection>
62</section> 62</section>
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66<section> 65<section>
67<title>The Gentoo Installation CDs</title> 66<title>The Gentoo Installation CDs</title>
68<subsection> 67<subsection>
69<title>Introduction</title> 68<title>Introduction</title>
85</p> 84</p>
86 85
87<p> 86<p>
88If you wish to install Gentoo without a working Internet connection, please use 87If you wish to install Gentoo without a working Internet connection, please use
89the installation instructions described in the <uri 88the installation instructions described in the <uri
90link="2006.1/index.xml">Gentoo 2006.1 Handbooks</uri>. 89link="2007.0/index.xml">Gentoo 2007.0 Handbooks</uri>.
91</p> 90</p>
92 91
93<p> 92<p>
94The two Installation CDs that we currently provide are: 93The two Installation CDs that we currently provide are:
95</p> 94</p>
106 several stage3 tarballs (optimized for the individual subarchitectures). 105 several stage3 tarballs (optimized for the individual subarchitectures).
107 </li> 106 </li>
108</ul> 107</ul>
109 108
110<p> 109<p>
111We currently only provide Installation CDs for the sparc64 architecture. Users
112of sparc32 can use the experimental netboot images to install Gentoo from.
113More information about netbooting can be found in our <uri
114link="/doc/en/gentoo-sparc-netboot-howto.xml">Gentoo/SPARC Netboot
115HOWTO</uri>.
116</p>
117
118<p>
119To help you decide which Installation CD you need, we have written down the 110To help you decide which Installation CD you need, we have written down the
120major advantages and disadvantages of each Installation CD. 111major advantages and disadvantages of each Installation CD.
121</p> 112</p>
122 113
123</body> 114</body>
125<subsection> 116<subsection>
126<title>Gentoo's Minimal Installation CD</title> 117<title>Gentoo's Minimal Installation CD</title>
127<body> 118<body>
128 119
129<p> 120<p>
130The Minimal Installation CD is called <c>install-sparc64-minimal-2006.1.iso</c> 121The Minimal Installation CD is called <c>install-sparc64-minimal-2007.0.iso</c>
131and takes up only 32 MB of diskspace. You can use this Installation CD to 122and takes up only 32 MB of diskspace. You can use this Installation CD to
132install Gentoo, but always with a working Internet connection only. 123install Gentoo, but always with a working Internet connection only.
133</p> 124</p>
134 125
135<table> 126<table>
156<title>Gentoo's Universal Installation CD</title> 147<title>Gentoo's Universal Installation CD</title>
157<body> 148<body>
158 149
159<p> 150<p>
160The Universal Installation CD is called 151The Universal Installation CD is called
161<c>install-sparc64-universal-2006.1.iso</c> and uses 287 MB. You can use this 152<c>install-sparc64-universal-2007.0.iso</c> and uses 287 MB. You can use this
162Installation CD to install Gentoo, and you can even use it to install Gentoo 153Installation CD to install Gentoo, and you can even use it to install Gentoo
163without a working internet connection, just in case you want to bring Gentoo to 154without a working internet connection, just in case you want to bring Gentoo to
164another PC than the one you are currently installing Gentoo on :) 155another PC than the one you are currently installing Gentoo on :)
165</p> 156</p>
166 157
234downloading and burning the chosen Installation CD. We previously discussed 225downloading and burning the chosen Installation CD. We previously discussed
235the several available Installation CDs, but where can you find them? 226the several available Installation CDs, but where can you find them?
236</p> 227</p>
237 228
238<p> 229<p>
239You can download any of the Installation CDs (and, if you want to, a Packages 230You can download any of the Installation CDs (and, if you want to, a Packages CD
240CD as well) from one of our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The 231as well) from one of our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The
241Installation CDs are located in the 232Installation CDs are located in the <path><keyval
242<path>releases/sparc/2006.1/sparc64/installcd</path> directory. 233id="release-dir"/>installcd</path> directory.
243</p> 234</p>
244 235
245<p> 236<p>
246Inside that directory you'll find ISO-files. Those are full CD images which you 237Inside that directory you'll find ISO-files. Those are full CD images which you
247can write on a CD-R. 238can write on a CD-R.
248</p> 239</p>
249 240
250<p> 241<p>
251In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can check its 242In 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 243MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as
253<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2006.1.iso.DIGESTS</path>). You can check the MD5 244<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2007.0.iso.DIGESTS</path>). You can check the MD5
254checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 245checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
255link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows. 246link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows.
256</p> 247</p>
257 248
258<p> 249<p>
308<pre caption="Booting the Installation CD"> 299<pre caption="Booting the Installation CD">
309ok <i>boot cdrom</i> 300ok <i>boot cdrom</i>
310</pre> 301</pre>
311 302
312<p> 303<p>
313You will be greeted by the SILO boot manager (on the Installation CD). Type in 304You will be greeted by the SILO boot manager (on the Installation CD). You can
314<c>gentoo</c> and press enter to continue booting the 305hit Enter for more help if you want. Type in <c>2617</c> (if you have an FC-AL
315system: 306machine; check the <uri
307link="http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/base/sparc/sunhw.xml">Hardware Compatibility
308List</uri>) or <c>2620</c> (for everyone else) and press enter to continue
309booting the system:
316</p> 310</p>
317 311
318<pre caption="Continue booting from the Installation CD"> 312<pre caption="Continue booting from the Installation CD">
319boot: <i>gentoo</i> 313boot: <i>2620</i>
320</pre> 314</pre>
321 315
322<p> 316<p>
323Once the Installation CD is booted, you will be automatically logged on to the 317Once the Installation CD is booted, you will be automatically logged on to the
324system. 318system.
325</p> 319</p>
326 320
327<p> 321<p>
328You should have a root ("#") prompt on the current console and can also switch 322You should have a root ("#") prompt on the current console. You will also find a
329to other consoles by pressing Alt-F2, Alt-F3 and Alt-F4. Get back to the one you 323root prompt on the serial console (<path>ttyS0</path>).
330started on by pressing Alt-F1. You will also find a root prompt on the serial
331console (<path>ttyS0</path>).
332</p> 324</p>
333 325
334<p> 326<p>
335Continue with <uri link="#hardware">Extra Hardware Configuration</uri>. 327Continue with <uri link="#hardware">Extra Hardware Configuration</uri>.
336</p> 328</p>
429chapter (otherwise you won't be able to go on the Internet to view the 421chapter (otherwise you won't be able to go on the Internet to view the
430document): 422document):
431</p> 423</p>
432 424
433<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation"> 425<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation">
434# <i>links http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-sparc.xml</i> 426# <i>links http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/<keyval id="online-book"/></i>
435</pre> 427</pre>
436 428
437<p> 429<p>
438You can go back to your original terminal by pressing <c>Alt-F1</c>. 430You can go back to your original terminal by pressing <c>Alt-F1</c>.
439</p> 431</p>

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