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9<sections> 9<sections>
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11<version>9.3</version> 11<version>9.4</version>
12<date>2009-01-25</date> 12<date>2009-11-30</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>
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312<p> 312<p>
313Now to boot an Alpha Installation CD, put the CD-ROM in the tray and reboot the 313Now to boot an Alpha Installation CD, put the CD-ROM in the tray and reboot the
314system. You can use SRM to boot the Installation CD. If you cannot do that, you 314system. You can use SRM to boot the Installation CD. If you cannot do that, you
315will have to use <c>MILO</c>. 315will have to use <c>MILO</c>.
316</p> 316</p>
317 317
318<pre caption="Booting a CD-ROM using SRM"> 318<pre caption="Booting a CD-ROM using SRM">
319<comment>(List available hardware drives)</comment> 319<comment>(List available hardware drives)</comment>
320&gt;&gt;&gt; <i>show device</i> 320&gt;&gt;&gt; <i>show device</i>
321dkb0.0.1.4.0 DKB0 TOSHIBA CDROM 321dkb0.0.1.4.0 DKB0 TOSHIBA CDROM
322<comment>(...)</comment> 322<comment>(...)</comment>
323<comment>(Substitute dkb0 with your CD-ROM drive device)</comment> 323<comment>(Substitute dkb0 with your CD-ROM drive device)</comment>
324&gt;&gt;&gt; <i>boot dkb0 -flags 0</i> 324&gt;&gt;&gt; <i>boot dkb0 -flags 0</i>
325<comment>(If you need serial console support)</comment> 325<comment>(If you need serial console support)</comment>
326&gt;&gt;&gt; <i>boot dkb0 -flags 2</i> 326&gt;&gt;&gt; <i>boot dkb0 -flags 1</i>
327</pre> 327</pre>
328 328
329<pre caption="Booting a CD-ROM using MILO"> 329<pre caption="Booting a CD-ROM using MILO">
330<comment>(Substitute sdb with your CD-ROM drive device)</comment> 330<comment>(Substitute sdb with your CD-ROM drive device)</comment>
331MILO&gt; <i>boot sdb:/boot/gentoo_2.6 initrd=/boot/gentoo_2_6.igz root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc looptype=zisofs loop=/zisofs cdroot</i> 331MILO&gt; <i>boot sdb:/boot/gentoo_2.6 initrd=/boot/gentoo_2_6.igz root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc looptype=zisofs loop=/zisofs cdroot</i>
332<comment>(If you need serial console support)</comment> 332<comment>(If you need serial console support)</comment>
333MILO&gt; <i>boot sdb:/boot/gentoo_2.6 initrd=/boot/gentoo_2_6.igz root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc looptype=zisofs loop=/zisofs console=ttyS0 cdroot</i> 333MILO&gt; <i>boot sdb:/boot/gentoo_2.6 initrd=/boot/gentoo_2_6.igz root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc looptype=zisofs loop=/zisofs console=ttyS0 cdroot</i>
334</pre> 334</pre>
335 335
336<p> 336<p>
337You should have a root ("#") prompt on the current console and can also switch 337You should have a root ("#") prompt on the current console and can also switch
338to other consoles by pressing Alt-F2, Alt-F3 and Alt-F4. Get back to the one you 338to other consoles by pressing Alt-F2, Alt-F3 and Alt-F4. Get back to the one you
339started on by pressing Alt-F1. 339started on by pressing Alt-F1.
340</p> 340</p>
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