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9<sections> 9<sections>
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11<version>1.19</version>
12<date>2004-11-04</date>
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10<section> 14<section>
11<title>Hardware Requirements</title> 15<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
12<subsection> 16<subsection>
13<title>Introduction</title> 17<title>Introduction</title>
14<body> 18<body>
349 353
350<p> 354<p>
351SRM is based on the Alpha Console Subsystem specification, which provides an 355SRM is based on the Alpha Console Subsystem specification, which provides an
352operating environment for OpenVMS, Tru64 UNIX, and Linux operating systems. ARM 356operating environment for OpenVMS, Tru64 UNIX, and Linux operating systems. ARM
353is based on the Advanced RISC Computing (ARC) specification, which provides 357is based on the Advanced RISC Computing (ARC) specification, which provides
354an operating environment for Windows NT. 358an operating environment for Windows NT. You can find a
359<uri link="http://www.alphalinux.org/faq/SRM-HOWTO/">detailed guide</uri> on
360using SRM over at the Alpha Linux website.
355</p> 361</p>
356 362
357<p> 363<p>
358If your Alpha system supports both SRC and ARCs (ARC, AlphaBIOS, ARCSBIOS) you 364If your Alpha system supports both SRC and ARCs (ARC, AlphaBIOS, ARCSBIOS) you
359should follow <uri link="http://www.alphalinux.org/faq/x31.html">these 365should 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. 480its 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;. 481In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;.
476</p> 482</p>
477 483
478<pre caption="Creating a user account"> 484<pre caption="Creating a user account">
479# <i>useradd john</i> 485# <i>useradd -m -G users john</i>
480# <i>passwd john</i> 486# <i>passwd john</i>
481New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment> 487New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment>
482Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment> 488Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment>
483</pre> 489</pre>
484 490
486You can change your user id from root to the newly created user by using 492You can change your user id from root to the newly created user by using
487<c>su</c>: 493<c>su</c>:
488</p> 494</p>
489 495
490<pre caption="Changing user id"> 496<pre caption="Changing user id">
491# <i>su john -</i> 497# <i>su - john</i>
492</pre> 498</pre>
493 499
494</body> 500</body>
495</subsection> 501</subsection>
496<subsection> 502<subsection>
498<body> 504<body>
499 505
500<p> 506<p>
501If you want to view the Gentoo Handbook (either from-CD or online) during the 507If you want to view the Gentoo Handbook (either from-CD or online) during the
502installation, make sure you have created a user account (see <uri 508installation, make sure you have created a user account (see <uri
503link="#useraccouts">Optional: User Accounts</uri>). Then press <c>Alt-F2</c> to 509link="#useraccounts">Optional: User Accounts</uri>). Then press <c>Alt-F2</c> to
504go to a new terminal and log in. 510go to a new terminal and log in.
505</p> 511</p>
506 512
507<p> 513<p>
508If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run 514If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run
509<c>links2</c> to read it: 515<c>lynx</c> to read it:
510</p> 516</p>
511 517
512<pre caption="Viewing the on-CD documentation"> 518<pre caption="Viewing the on-CD documentation">
513# <i>links2 /mnt/cdrom/docs/html/index.html</i> 519# <i>lynx /mnt/cdrom/docs/html/index.html</i>
514</pre> 520</pre>
515 521
516<p> 522<p>
517However, it is preferred that you use the online Gentoo Handbook as it will be 523However, 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> 524more 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> 525as 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 526chapter (otherwise you won't be able to go on the Internet to view the
521document): 527document):
522</p> 528</p>
523 529
524<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation"> 530<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation">
525# <i>links2 http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-alpha.xml</i> 531# <i>lynx http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-alpha.xml</i>
526</pre> 532</pre>
527 533
528<p> 534<p>
529You can go back to your original terminal by pressing <c>Alt-F1</c>. 535You can go back to your original terminal by pressing <c>Alt-F1</c>.
530</p> 536</p>
550<pre caption="Starting the SSH daemon"> 556<pre caption="Starting the SSH daemon">
551# <i>/etc/init.d/sshd start</i> 557# <i>/etc/init.d/sshd start</i>
552</pre> 558</pre>
553 559
554<p> 560<p>
555To be able to use sshd, you first need to setup your networking. Continue with 561To 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>. 562the chapter on <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=3">Configuring your Network</uri>.
557</p> 563</p>
558 564
559</body> 565</body>
560</subsection> 566</subsection>

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