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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>
349 349
350<p> 350<p>
351SRM is based on the Alpha Console Subsystem specification, which provides an 351SRM is based on the Alpha Console Subsystem specification, which provides an
352operating environment for OpenVMS, Tru64 UNIX, and Linux operating systems. ARM 352operating environment for OpenVMS, Tru64 UNIX, and Linux operating systems. ARM
353is based on the Advanced RISC Computing (ARC) specification, which provides 353is based on the Advanced RISC Computing (ARC) specification, which provides
354an operating environment for Windows NT. 354an operating environment for Windows NT. You can find a
355<uri link="http://www.alphalinux.org/faq/SRM-HOWTO/">detailed guide</uri> on
356using SRM over at the Alpha Linux website.
355</p> 357</p>
356 358
357<p> 359<p>
358If your Alpha system supports both SRC and ARCs (ARC, AlphaBIOS, ARCSBIOS) you 360If your Alpha system supports both SRC and ARCs (ARC, AlphaBIOS, ARCSBIOS) you
359should follow <uri link="http://www.alphalinux.org/faq/x31.html">these 361should follow <uri link="http://www.alphalinux.org/faq/x31.html">these
474its password. We use <c>useradd</c> and <c>passwd</c> for these tasks. 476its password. We use <c>useradd</c> and <c>passwd</c> for these tasks.
475In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;. 477In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;.
476</p> 478</p>
477 479
478<pre caption="Creating a user account"> 480<pre caption="Creating a user account">
479# <i>useradd john</i> 481# <i>useradd -m -G users john</i>
480# <i>passwd john</i> 482# <i>passwd john</i>
481New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment> 483New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment>
482Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment> 484Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment>
483</pre> 485</pre>
484 486
486You can change your user id from root to the newly created user by using 488You can change your user id from root to the newly created user by using
487<c>su</c>: 489<c>su</c>:
488</p> 490</p>
489 491
490<pre caption="Changing user id"> 492<pre caption="Changing user id">
491# <i>su john -</i> 493# <i>su - john</i>
492</pre> 494</pre>
493 495
494</body> 496</body>
495</subsection> 497</subsection>
496<subsection> 498<subsection>
504go to a new terminal and log in. 506go to a new terminal and log in.
505</p> 507</p>
506 508
507<p> 509<p>
508If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run 510If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run
509<c>links2</c> to read it: 511<c>lynx</c> to read it:
510</p> 512</p>
511 513
512<pre caption="Viewing the on-CD documentation"> 514<pre caption="Viewing the on-CD documentation">
513# <i>links2 /mnt/cdrom/docs/html/index.html</i> 515# <i>lynx /mnt/cdrom/docs/html/index.html</i>
514</pre> 516</pre>
515 517
516<p> 518<p>
517However, it is preferred that you use the online Gentoo Handbook as it will be 519However, it is preferred that you use the online Gentoo Handbook as it will be
518more recent than the one provided on the CD. You can view it using <c>links2</c> 520more recent than the one provided on the CD. You can view it using <c>lynx</c>
519as well, but only after having completed the <e>Configuring your Network</e> 521as well, but only after having completed the <e>Configuring your Network</e>
520chapter (otherwise you won't be able to go on the Internet to view the 522chapter (otherwise you won't be able to go on the Internet to view the
521document): 523document):
522</p> 524</p>
523 525
524<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation"> 526<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation">
525# <i>links2 http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-alpha.xml</i> 527# <i>lynx http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-alpha.xml</i>
526</pre> 528</pre>
527 529
528<p> 530<p>
529You can go back to your original terminal by pressing <c>Alt-F1</c>. 531You can go back to your original terminal by pressing <c>Alt-F1</c>.
530</p> 532</p>
550<pre caption="Starting the SSH daemon"> 552<pre caption="Starting the SSH daemon">
551# <i>/etc/init.d/sshd start</i> 553# <i>/etc/init.d/sshd start</i>
552</pre> 554</pre>
553 555
554<p> 556<p>
555To be able to use sshd, you first need to setup your networking. Continue with 557To be able to use sshd, you first need to set up your networking. Continue with
556the chapter on <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=3">Configuring your Network</uri>. 558the chapter on <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=3">Configuring your Network</uri>.
557</p> 559</p>
558 560
559</body> 561</body>
560</subsection> 562</subsection>

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