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8 8
9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>9.2</version> 11<version>14</version>
12<date>2009-01-25</date> 12<date>2012-06-29</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>
38 </ti> 38 </ti>
39</tr> 39</tr>
40<tr> 40<tr>
41 <th>CPU</th> 41 <th>CPU</th>
42 <ti> 42 <ti>
43 We currently only support sparc64 CPUs 43 We currently only support SPARC64 CPUs
44 </ti> 44 </ti>
45</tr> 45</tr>
46<tr> 46<tr>
47 <th>Memory</th> 47 <th>Memory</th>
48 <ti>64 MB</ti> 48 <ti>64 MB</ti>
75are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers. 75are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers.
76</p> 76</p>
77 77
78<p> 78<p>
79All Installation CDs allow you to boot, set up networking, initialize your 79All Installation CDs allow you to boot, set up networking, initialize your
80partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet. We currently provide 80partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet.
81two Installation CDs which are equally suitable to install Gentoo from, as long
82as you're planning on performing an Internet-based installation using the latest
83version of the available packages.
84</p>
85
86<p> 81</p>
82<!--
83<impo>
87If you wish to install Gentoo without a working Internet connection, please use 84If you wish to install Gentoo without a working Internet connection, please use
88the installation instructions described in the <uri 85the installation instructions described in the <uri
89link="2008.0/index.xml">Gentoo 2008.0 Handbooks</uri>. 86link="2008.0/index.xml">Gentoo 2008.0 Handbooks</uri>.
90</p> 87</impo>
91 88-->
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92<p> 90<p>
93The two Installation CDs that we currently provide are: 91The two Installation CDs that we currently provide are:
94</p> 92</p>
95 93
96<ul> 94<ul>
108 106
109<p> 107<p>
110To help you decide which Installation CD you need, we have written down the 108To help you decide which Installation CD you need, we have written down the
111major advantages and disadvantages of each Installation CD. 109major advantages and disadvantages of each Installation CD.
112</p> 110</p>
113 111-->
114</body> 112</body>
115</subsection>
116<subsection> 113</subsection>
114<subsection>
117<title>Gentoo's Minimal Installation CD</title> 115<title>Gentoo Minimal Installation CD</title>
118<body> 116<body>
119 117
120<p>
121The Minimal Installation CD is called <c>install-sparc64-minimal-2008.0.iso</c>
122and takes up only 44 MB of diskspace. You can use this Installation CD to
123install Gentoo, but always with a working Internet connection only.
124</p> 118<p>
125 119The Minimal Installation CD is called <c><keyval id="min-cd-name"/></c> and
120takes up around <keyval id="min-cd-size"/> MB of diskspace. You can use this
121Installation CD to install Gentoo, but <e>only</e> with a working Internet
122connection.
123</p>
124<!--
126<table> 125<table>
127<tr> 126<tr>
128 <th>Minimal Installation CD</th> 127 <th>Minimal Installation CD</th>
129 <th>Pros and Cons</th> 128 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
130</tr> 129</tr>
169<tr> 168<tr>
170 <th>-</th> 169 <th>-</th>
171 <ti>Huge download</ti> 170 <ti>Huge download</ti>
172</tr> 171</tr>
173</table> 172</table>
174 173-->
174<!--
175</body> 175</body>
176</subsection> 176</subsection>
177<subsection> 177<subsection>
178<title>Other CDs</title> 178<title>Other CDs</title>
179<body> 179<body>
189 189
190<p> 190<p>
191If you intend to use the Packages CD to quickly install additional software, 191If you intend to use the Packages CD to quickly install additional software,
192make sure that you use the same subarchitecture as the stage3 tarball you use. 192make sure that you use the same subarchitecture as the stage3 tarball you use.
193</p> 193</p>
194 194-->
195</body> 195</body>
196</subsection> 196</subsection>
197<subsection> 197<subsection>
198<title>The Stage3 Tarball</title> 198<title>The Stage3 Tarball</title>
199<body> 199<body>
207performing a Gentoo installation using a stage1 or stage2 tarball, please read 207performing a Gentoo installation using a stage1 or stage2 tarball, please read
208the Gentoo FAQ on <uri link="/doc/en/faq.xml#stage12">How do I Install Gentoo 208the Gentoo FAQ on <uri link="/doc/en/faq.xml#stage12">How do I Install Gentoo
209Using a Stage1 or Stage2 Tarball?</uri> 209Using a Stage1 or Stage2 Tarball?</uri>
210</p> 210</p>
211 211
212<p>
213Stage3 tarballs can be downloaded from <path><keyval
214id="release-dir"/>current-stage3/</path> on any of the <uri
215link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">Official Gentoo Mirrors</uri> and are not provided
216on the LiveCD.
217</p>
218
219</body>
220</subsection>
221<subsection>
222<title>TFTPBoot image</title>
223<body>
224
225<p>
226If you can't use a CD, or prefer booting over an IP network, there're also
227TFTPBoot images available on our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>
228under <path>experimental/sparc/tftpboot/sparc64/</path>.
229</p>
230
231<p>
232For setting up a netboot server, please read the <uri
233link="/doc/en/gentoo-sparc-netboot-howto.xml">Gentoo/SPARC Netboot
234HOWTO</uri>.
235</p>
236
212</body> 237</body>
213</subsection> 238</subsection>
214</section> 239</section>
215<!-- STOP --> 240<!-- STOP -->
216<section> 241<section>
224downloading and burning the chosen Installation CD. We previously discussed 249downloading and burning the chosen Installation CD. We previously discussed
225the several available Installation CDs, but where can you find them? 250the several available Installation CDs, but where can you find them?
226</p> 251</p>
227 252
228<p> 253<p>
229You can download any of the Installation CDs (and, if you want to, a Packages CD 254You can download any of the Installation CDs from one of our <uri
230as well) from one of our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The 255link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The Installation CDs are located in
231Installation CDs are located in the <path><keyval 256the <path><keyval id="release-dir"/>current-iso/</path> directory.
232id="release-dir"/>installcd</path> directory.
233</p> 257</p>
234 258
235<p> 259<p>
236Inside that directory you'll find ISO files. Those are full CD images which you 260Inside that directory you'll find ISO files. Those are full CD images which you
237can write on a CD-R. 261can write on a CD-R.
238</p> 262</p>
239 263
240<p> 264<p>
241In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can check its 265In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can check
242MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as 266its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as
243<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2008.0.iso.DIGESTS</path>). You can check the MD5 267<path><keyval id="min-cd-name"/>.DIGESTS</path>). You can check the MD5
244checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 268checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
245link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows. 269link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows.
246</p> 270</p>
247 271
248<p> 272<p>
249Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to 273Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to
250verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with 274verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
251<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key: 275<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public keys whose
276key ids can be found on the <uri link="/proj/en/releng/index.xml">release
277engineering project site</uri>.
252</p> 278</p>
253 279
254<pre caption="Obtaining the public key"> 280<pre caption="Obtaining the public key">
281<comment>(... Substitute the key ids with those mentioned on the release engineering site ...)</comment>
255$ <i>gpg --keyserver subkeys.pgp.net --recv-keys 17072058</i> 282$ <i>gpg --keyserver subkeys.pgp.net --recv-keys 96D8BF6D 2D182910 17072058</i>
256</pre> 283</pre>
257 284
258<p> 285<p>
259Now verify the signature: 286Now verify the signature:
260</p> 287</p>
261 288
262<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature"> 289<pre caption="Verify the files">
263$ <i>gpg --verify &lt;signature file&gt; &lt;downloaded iso&gt;</i> 290<comment>(Verify the cryptographic signature)</comment>
291$ <i>gpg --verify &lt;downloaded iso.DIGESTS.asc&gt;</i>
292<comment>(Verify the checksum)</comment>
293$ <i>sha1sum -c &lt;downloaded iso.DIGESTS.asc&gt;</i>
264</pre> 294</pre>
265 295
266<p> 296<p>
267To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you 297To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you
268do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and 298do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and

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