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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>
10 10
11<version>10.0</version> 11<version>11</version>
12<date>2010-07-18</date> 12<date>2011-01-22</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>
317</p> 317</p>
318 318
319<p> 319<p>
320Now to boot an Alpha Installation CD, put the CD-ROM in the tray and reboot the 320Now to boot an Alpha Installation CD, put the CD-ROM in the tray and reboot the
321system. You can use SRM to boot the Installation CD. If you cannot do that, you 321system. You can use SRM to boot the Installation CD. If you cannot do that, you
322will have to use <c>MILO</c>. 322will have to use <c>MILO</c>.
323</p> 323</p>
324 324
325<pre caption="Booting a CD-ROM using SRM"> 325<pre caption="Booting a CD-ROM using SRM">
326<comment>(List available hardware drives)</comment> 326<comment>(List available hardware drives)</comment>
327&gt;&gt;&gt; <i>show device</i> 327&gt;&gt;&gt; <i>show device</i>
328dkb0.0.1.4.0 DKB0 TOSHIBA CDROM 328dkb0.0.1.4.0 DKB0 TOSHIBA CDROM
329<comment>(...)</comment> 329<comment>(...)</comment>
330<comment>(Substitute dkb0 with your CD-ROM drive device)</comment> 330<comment>(Substitute dkb0 with your CD-ROM drive device)</comment>
331&gt;&gt;&gt; <i>boot dkb0 -flags 0</i> 331&gt;&gt;&gt; <i>boot dkb0 -flags 0</i>
332<comment>(If you need serial console support)</comment> 332<comment>(This flag will use serial port ttyS0 as the default console)</comment>
333&gt;&gt;&gt; <i>boot dkb0 -flags 1</i> 333&gt;&gt;&gt; <i>boot dkb0 -flags 1</i>
334</pre> 334</pre>
335 335
336<pre caption="Booting a CD-ROM using MILO"> 336<pre caption="Booting a CD-ROM using MILO">
337<comment>(Substitute sdb with your CD-ROM drive device)</comment> 337<comment>(Substitute sdb with your CD-ROM drive device)</comment>
338MILO&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> 338MILO&gt; <i>boot sdb:/boot/gentoolegacy initrd=/boot/gentoolegacy.igz root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc looptype=squashfs loop=/image.squashfs cdroot</i>
339<comment>(If you need serial console support)</comment> 339<comment>(Using serial port ttyS0 as the default console)</comment>
340MILO&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> 340MILO&gt; <i>boot sdb:/boot/gentoolegacy initrd=/boot/gentoolegacy.igz root=/dev/ram0 init=/linuxrc looptype=squashfs loop=/image.squashfs console=ttyS0 cdroot</i>
341</pre> 341</pre>
342 342
343<p> 343<p>
344You should have a root ("#") prompt on the current console and can also switch 344You should have a root ("#") prompt on the current console and can also switch
345to other consoles by pressing Alt-F2, Alt-F3 and Alt-F4. Get back to the one you 345to other consoles by pressing Alt-F2, Alt-F3 and Alt-F4. Get back to the one you
346started on by pressing Alt-F1. 346started on by pressing Alt-F1.
347</p> 347</p>
348 348
349<p> 349<p>
350Now continue with <uri link="#hardware">Extra Hardware Configuration</uri>. 350Now continue with <uri link="#hardware">Extra Hardware Configuration</uri>.
351</p> 351</p>
352 352
353</body> 353</body>
354</subsection> 354</subsection>
355 355

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