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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>
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11<version>2.9</version> 11<version>2.10</version>
12<date>2005-11-11</date> 12<date>2005-11-29</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>
18<body> 18<body>
19 19
20<p> 20<p>
21Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to 21Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to
22successfully install Gentoo on your box. 22successfully install Gentoo on your box.
23</p> 23</p>
24 24
25</body> 25</body>
26</subsection> 26</subsection>
27<subsection> 27<subsection>
237<p> 237<p>
238In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can 238In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can
239check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as 239check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as
240<path>install-alpha-minimal-2005.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 240<path>install-alpha-minimal-2005.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5
241checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 241checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
242link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows. 242link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows.
243</p> 243</p>
244 244
245<p> 245<p>
246Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to 246Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to
247verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with 247verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
248<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key: 248<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key:
249</p> 249</p>
250 250
251<pre caption="Obtaining the public key"> 251<pre caption="Obtaining the public key">
252$ <i>gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 17072058</i> 252$ <i>gpg --keyserver subkeys.pgp.net --recv-keys 17072058</i>
253</pre> 253</pre>
254 254
255<p> 255<p>
256Now verify the signature: 256Now verify the signature:
257</p> 257</p>
258 258
259<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature"> 259<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature">
260$ <i>gpg --verify &lt;signature file&gt; &lt;downloaded iso&gt;</i> 260$ <i>gpg --verify &lt;signature file&gt; &lt;downloaded iso&gt;</i>
261</pre> 261</pre>
262 262
263<p> 263<p>
264To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you 264To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you
265do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and 265do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and
266<c>K3B</c> here; more information can be found in our <uri 266<c>K3B</c> here; more information can be found in our <uri
267link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri>. 267link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri>.

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