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2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
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8 8
9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>8.2</version> 11<version>9.0</version>
12<date>2008-03-11</date> 12<date>2008-04-01</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>
67<tr> 67<tr>
68 <th>Swap space</th> 68 <th>Swap space</th>
69 <ti>At least 256 MB</ti> 69 <ti>At least 256 MB</ti>
70</tr> 70</tr>
71</table> 71</table>
72 72
73<p> 73<p>
74Be sure to read the <uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">Gentoo PPC FAQ</uri> 74Be sure to read the <uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">Gentoo PPC FAQ</uri>
75for help with some common installation related issues or if you're unsure as to 75for help with some common installation related issues or if you're unsure as to
76just what's in that PowerPC machine you've got sitting on your desk right now. 76just what's in that PowerPC machine you've got sitting on your desk right now.
77</p> 77</p>
78 78
79</body> 79</body>
80</subsection> 80</subsection>
81</section> 81</section>
82<!-- Copy/paste of hb-install-x86-medium.xml, with s/x86/ppc/ --> 82
83<!-- START --> 83<!-- START -->
84<section> 84<section>
85<title>The Gentoo Universal Installation CD</title> 85<title>The Gentoo Universal Installation CD</title>
86<subsection> 86<subsection>
87<title>Introduction</title> 87<title>Introduction</title>
88<body> 88<body>
89 89
90<p> 90<p>
91Gentoo Linux can be installed using a <e>stage3</e> tarball file. 91Gentoo Linux can be installed using a <e>stage3</e> tarball file.
92Such a tarball is an archive that contains a minimal environment from 92Such a tarball is an archive that contains a minimal environment from
93which you can succesfully install Gentoo Linux onto your system. 93which you can succesfully install Gentoo Linux onto your system.
94</p> 94</p>
95 95
96<p> 96<p>
97Installations using a stage1 or stage2 tarball file are not documented in the 97Installations using a stage1 or stage2 tarball file are not documented in the
151<section> 151<section>
152<title>Download, Burn and Boot the Gentoo Universal Installation CD</title> 152<title>Download, Burn and Boot the Gentoo Universal Installation CD</title>
153<subsection> 153<subsection>
154<title>Downloading and Burning the Installation CD</title> 154<title>Downloading and Burning the Installation CD</title>
155<body> 155<body>
156 156
157<p> 157<p>
158You can download the Universal Installation CD (and, if you want to, the 158You can download the Universal Installation CD (and, if you want to, the
159Packages CD as well) from one of our <uri 159Packages CD as well) from one of our <uri
160link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The Installation CDs are located in 160link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The Installation CDs are located in
161the <path><keyval id="release-dir"/>installcd</path> directory; the Package CDs 161the <path><keyval id="release-dir"/>installcd</path> directory; the Package CDs
162are located in the <path><keyval id="release-dir"/>packagecd</path> directory. 162are located in the <path><keyval id="release-dir"/>packagecd</path> directory.
163</p> 163</p>
164 164
165<p> 165<p>
166Inside those directories you'll find ISO-files. Those are full CD images which 166Inside those directories you'll find ISO files. Those are full CD images which
167you can write on a CD-R. 167you can write on a CD-R.
168</p> 168</p>
169 169
170<p> 170<p>
171After downloading the file, you can verify its integrity to see if it is 171After downloading the file, you can verify its integrity to see if it is
172corrupted or not: 172corrupted or not:
173</p> 173</p>
174 174
175<ul> 175<ul>
176 <li> 176 <li>
177 You can check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we 177 You can check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we
178 provide (for instance with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or 178 provide (for instance with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or
179 <uri link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows). 179 <uri link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows).
180 Verifying MD5 checksums with Mac OS X is described in the <uri 180 Verifying MD5 checksums with Mac OS X is described in the <uri
181 link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml#doc_chap1">Gentoo PPC FAQ</uri>. 181 link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml#doc_chap1">Gentoo PPC FAQ</uri>.
273 </ti> 273 </ti>
274</tr> 274</tr>
275<tr> 275<tr>
276 <ti><c>dofirewire</c></ti> 276 <ti><c>dofirewire</c></ti>
277 <ti> 277 <ti>
278 Enables support for IEEE1394 (FireWire) devices, like external harddisks. 278 Enables support for IEEE1394 (FireWire) devices, like external harddisks.
279 </ti> 279 </ti>
280</tr> 280</tr>
281<tr> 281<tr>
282 <ti><c>dopcmcia</c></ti> 282 <ti><c>dopcmcia</c></ti>
283 <ti> 283 <ti>
284 If you want to use PCMCIA devices during your installation (like PCMCIA 284 If you want to use PCMCIA devices during your installation (like PCMCIA
285 network cards) you have to enable this option. 285 network cards) you have to enable this option.
286 </ti> 286 </ti>
287</tr> 287</tr>
288<tr>
289 <ti><c>dosshd</c></ti>
290 <ti>Starts <c>sshd</c>. Useful for unattended installs.</ti>
291</tr>
292<tr>
293 <ti><c>passwd=foo</c></ti>
294 <ti>
295 Sets whatever is after the = as the root password. Use with <c>dosshd</c>
296 for remote installs.
297 </ti>
298</tr>
288</table> 299</table>
289 300
290<p> 301<p>
291To use the above options, at the <e>boot:</e> prompt, type <e>apple</e> followed 302To use the above options, at the <e>boot:</e> prompt, type <e>apple</e> followed
292by the desired option. In the example below, we'll force the kernel to use the 303by the desired option. In the example below, we'll force the kernel to use the
293Open Firmware framebuffer instead of the device specific driver. 304Open Firmware framebuffer instead of the device specific driver.
294</p> 305</p>
295 306
296<pre caption="Force the use of the Open Firmware framebuffer"> 307<pre caption="Force the use of the Open Firmware framebuffer">
297boot: <i>apple video=ofonly</i> 308boot: <i>apple video=ofonly</i>
298</pre> 309</pre>
299 310
300<p> 311<p>
301If you don't need to add any options, just hit enter at this prompt, and a 312If you don't need to add any options, just hit enter at this prompt, and a
302complete Gentoo Linux environment will be loaded from the CD. Continue with 313complete Gentoo Linux environment will be loaded from the CD. Continue with

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