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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>
250This is a small, no-nonsense, bootable CD which sole purpose is to boot the 250This is a small, no-nonsense, bootable CD which sole purpose is to boot the
251system, prepare the networking and continue with the Gentoo installation. It 251system, prepare the networking and continue with the Gentoo installation. It
252does not contain any stages (or, in some cases, a single stage1 file), 252does not contain any stages (or, in some cases, a single stage1 file),
253source code or precompiled packages. For example the sparc64 variant of this 253source code or precompiled packages. For example the sparc64 variant of this
254LiveCD can be found in the <path>sparc64/</path> subdirectory and is called 254LiveCD can be found in the <path>sparc64/</path> subdirectory and is called
255<c>install-sparc64-minimal-2004.0.iso</c>. 255<c>install-sparc64-minimal-2004.1.iso</c>.
256</p> 256</p>
257 257
258<table> 258<table>
259<tr> 259<tr>
260 <th>Minimal LiveCD</th> 260 <th>Minimal LiveCD</th>
292 292
293<p> 293<p>
294Gentoo's Universal LiveCD is a bootable CD suitable to install Gentoo without 294Gentoo's Universal LiveCD is a bootable CD suitable to install Gentoo without
295networking. It contains a stage1 and stage3 tarballs (optimized for the 295networking. It contains a stage1 and stage3 tarballs (optimized for the
296sparc architecture). For example the sparc64 variant of this CD is called 296sparc architecture). For example the sparc64 variant of this CD is called
297<c>install-sparc64-universal-2004.0.iso</c> and can be found in the 297<c>install-sparc64-universal-2004.1.iso</c> and can be found in the
298<path>sparc64/</path> subdirectory. 298<path>sparc64/</path> subdirectory.
299</p> 299</p>
300 300
301<p> 301<p>
302If you take a closer look into the directories you will see 302If you take a closer look into the directories you will see
304bootable) only contains precompiled packages and can be used to install software 304bootable) only contains precompiled packages and can be used to install software
305after a succesfull Gentoo Installation. To install Gentoo, you only 305after a succesfull Gentoo Installation. To install Gentoo, you only
306need the Universal LiveCD, but if you want OpenOffice.org, Mozilla, KDE, GNOME 306need the Universal LiveCD, but if you want OpenOffice.org, Mozilla, KDE, GNOME
307etc. without having to compile every single one of them, you need the Packages 307etc. without having to compile every single one of them, you need the Packages
308CD too. Such a Packages CD for sparc64 is called 308CD too. Such a Packages CD for sparc64 is called
309<c>packages-sparc64-2004.0.iso</c>. 309<c>packages-sparc64-2004.1.iso</c>.
310</p> 310</p>
311 311
312<table> 312<table>
313<tr> 313<tr>
314 <th>Universal LiveCD with Packages CD</th> 314 <th>Universal LiveCD with Packages CD</th>
354</p> 354</p>
355 355
356<p> 356<p>
357Visit one of our <uri 357Visit one of our <uri
358link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri> and go to 358link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri> and go to
359<path>releases/sparc/2004.0/livecd/sparc64</path> where the LiveCD(s) of 359<path>releases/sparc/2004.1/livecd</path> where the LiveCD(s) of
360your choice are located. Inside that directory you'll find so-called ISO-files. 360your choice are located. Inside the subdirectories <path>sparc32/</path> and
361<path>sparc64/</path> you'll find so-called ISO-files.
361Those are full CD images which you can write on a CD-R. 362Those are full CD images which you can write on a CD-R.
362</p> 363</p>
363 364
364<p> 365<p>
365In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can 366In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can
366check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as 367check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as
367<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2004.0.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 368<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2004.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5
368checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 369checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
369link="http://www.md5summer.org">md5summer</uri> for Windows. 370link="http://www.md5summer.org">md5summer</uri> for Windows.
370</p> 371</p>
371 372
372<p> 373<p>
425ok <i>boot cdrom</i> 426ok <i>boot cdrom</i>
426</pre> 427</pre>
427 428
428<p> 429<p>
429You will be greeted by the SILO boot manager (on the LiveCD). Type in 430You will be greeted by the SILO boot manager (on the LiveCD). Type in
430<c>gentoo</c> (single-CPU kernel) or <c>smp</c> (multi-CPU kernel) and press 431<c>gentoo-2.4</c> (single-CPU kernel) or <c>gentoo-2.4-smp</c>
431enter to continue booting the system. In the following example we'll boot the 432(multi-CPU kernel) and press enter to continue booting the system. In the
432<c>gentoo</c> kernel. 433following example we'll boot the <c>gentoo-2.4</c> kernel.
433</p> 434</p>
434 435
435<pre caption="Continue booting from the LiveCD"> 436<pre caption="Continue booting from the LiveCD">
436boot: <i>gentoo</i> 437boot: <i>gentoo-2.4</i>
437</pre> 438</pre>
438 439
439<p> 440<p>
440Once the LiveCD is booted, you will be greeted by a login prompt. Log on as 441Once the LiveCD is booted, you will be greeted by a login prompt. Log on as
441<c>root</c>. There is no password, so when you are asked for one, press Enter. 442<c>root</c>. There is no password, so when you are asked for one, press Enter.

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