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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<section> 10<section>
11<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 11<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
12<subsection> 12<subsection>
13<title>Introduction</title> 13<title>Introduction</title>
14<body> 14<body>
15 15
16<p> 16<p>
17Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to 17Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to
18successfully install Gentoo on your box. This of course depends on your 18successfully install Gentoo on your box. This of course depends on your
19architecture. 19architecture.
20</p> 20</p>
21 21
22</body> 22</body>
284<path>gentoo-alpha-1.4rc1-test3.iso.bz2.md5sum</path>). You can check the MD5 284<path>gentoo-alpha-1.4rc1-test3.iso.bz2.md5sum</path>). You can check the MD5
285checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 285checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
286link="http://www.md5summer.org">md5summer</uri> for Windows. 286link="http://www.md5summer.org">md5summer</uri> for Windows.
287</p> 287</p>
288 288
289<p> 289<p>
290Once downloaded, decompress the ISO file (as it is stored in a compressed format 290Once downloaded, decompress the ISO file (as it is stored in a compressed format
291using the Burrows-Wheeler text compression algorithm) using <c>bunzip2</c> (on 291using the Burrows-Wheeler text compression algorithm) using <c>bunzip2</c> (on
292Unix/Linux systems): 292Unix/Linux systems):
293</p> 293</p>
294 294
295<pre caption="Decompressing the iso.bz2 file"> 295<pre caption="Decompressing the iso.bz2 file">
296# <i>bunzip2 gentoo-alpha-1.4rc1-test3.iso.bz2</i> 296# <i>bunzip2 gentoo-alpha-1.4rc1-test3.iso.bz2</i>
297</pre> 297</pre>
298 298
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299<p> 300<p>
300Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to 301Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to
301verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with 302verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
302<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key: 303<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key:
303</p> 304</p>
304 305
305<pre caption="Obtaining the public key"> 306<pre caption="Obtaining the public key">
306$ <i>gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 19462D47</i> 307$ <i>gpg - -keyserver pgp.mit.edu - -recv-keys 19462D47</i>
307</pre> 308</pre>
308 309
309<p> 310<p>
310Now verify the signature: 311Now verify the signature:
311</p> 312</p>
312 313
313<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature"> 314<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature">
314$ <i>gpg --verify &lt;signature file&gt; &lt;downloaded iso&gt;</i> 315$ <i>gpg - -verify &lt;signature file&gt; &lt;downloaded iso&gt;</i>
315<comment>(If everything goes well, you should see something like this:)</comment> 316<comment>(If everything goes well, you should see something like this:)</comment>
316gpg: Signature made Mon Apr 19 18:54:40 2004 EDT using DSA key ID 19462D47 317gpg: Signature made Mon Apr 19 18:54:40 2004 EDT using DSA key ID 19462D47
317gpg: Good signature from "John Davis (Gentoo Linux Developer) &lt;zhen@gentoo.org&gt;" 318gpg: Good signature from "John Davis (Gentoo Linux Developer) &lt;zhen@gentoo.org&gt;"
318gpg: aka "Gentoo Linux Release Engineering &lt;releng@gentoo.org&gt;" 319gpg: aka "Gentoo Linux Release Engineering &lt;releng@gentoo.org&gt;"
319</pre> 320</pre>
321-->
320 322
321<p> 323<p>
322To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you 324To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you
323do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and 325do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and
324<c>K3B</c> here; more information can be found in our <uri 326<c>K3B</c> here; more information can be found in our <uri
325link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri>. 327link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri>.
326</p> 328</p>
327 329
328<ul> 330<ul>
329 <li> 331 <li>
330 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc</c> (replace 332 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc</c> (replace
331 <path>/dev/hdc</path> with your CD-RW drive's device path) followed 333 <path>/dev/hdc</path> with your CD-RW drive's device path) followed
332 by the path to the ISO file :) 334 by the path to the ISO file :)
333 </li> 335 </li>
334 <li> 336 <li>

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