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9<sections> 9<sections>
10
11<version>2.7</version>
12<date>2005-10-09</date>
13
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>
15 19
16<p> 20<p>
17Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to 21Before we start, we first list what hardware requirements you need to
18successfully install Gentoo on your box. This of course depends on your 22successfully install Gentoo on your box.
19architecture.
20</p> 23</p>
21 24
22</body> 25</body>
23</subsection>
24<subsection> 26</subsection>
25<title>The PPC64 Architecture</title> 27<subsection>
28<title>Hardware Requirements</title>
29<body>
30
31<table>
32<tr>
33 <th>CPU</th>
34 <ti>Any PowerPC64 CPU</ti>
35</tr>
36<tr>
37 <th>Systems</th>
38 <ti>
39 IBM RS/6000s, Power Macintosh G5, IBM pSeries and IBM iSeries
40 </ti>
41</tr>
42<tr>
43 <th>Memory</th>
44 <ti>64 MB</ti>
45</tr>
46<tr>
47 <th>Diskspace</th>
48 <ti>1.5 GB (excluding swap space)</ti>
49</tr>
50<tr>
51 <th>Swap space</th>
52 <ti>At least 256 MB</ti>
53</tr>
54</table>
55
56<p>
57For a full list of supported systems, please go to
58<uri>http://www.linuxppc64.org/hardware.shtml</uri>.
59</p>
60
26<body> 61</body>
62</subsection>
63</section>
64<!-- Copy/paste from hb-install-x86-medium.xml, with s/x86/ppc64/ -->
65<!-- START -->
66<section>
67<title>The Gentoo Installation Approaches</title>
68<subsection>
69<title>Introduction</title>
70<body>
27 71
28<p> 72<p>
29Check the following requirements before you continue with the Gentoo 73Gentoo Linux can be installed using one of three <e>stage</e> tarball files.
30installation: 74A stage file is a tarball (compressed archive) that contains a minimal
75environment.
31</p> 76</p>
32 77
33<ul> 78<ul>
34<li> 79 <li>
35 You need at least 1 Gb of free disk space 80 A stage1 file contains nothing more than a compiler, Portage (Gentoo's
81 software management system) and a couple of packages on which the compiler
82 or Portage depends.
36</li> 83 </li>
37<li> 84 <li>
38 You need at least 300 Mb of memory (RAM + swap) 85 A stage2 file contains a so-called bootstrapped system, a minimal
86 environment from which one can start building all other necessary
87 applications that make a Gentoo environment complete.
39</li> 88 </li>
40<li> 89 <li>
41 For the <e>PowerPC64 architecture</e>, you can install Gentoo/PPC64 on 90 A stage3 file contains a prebuilt minimal system which is almost fully
42 machines having a PowerPC64 microprocessor, including IBM RS/6000s, 91 deployable. It only lacks a few applications where you, the Gentoo user,
43 Power Macintosh G5 systems, IBM pSeries (and soon IBM iSeries) boxen. 92 needs to choose which one you want to install.
44 For a full list go to <uri>http://www.linuxppc64.org/hardware.shtml</uri>.
45</li> 93 </li>
46</ul> 94</ul>
47 95
96<p>
97To help you decide what stage file you want to use, we have written down the
98major advantages and disadvantages of each stage file.
99</p>
100
48</body> 101</body>
49</subsection>
50</section>
51<section>
52<title>Make your Choice</title>
53<subsection> 102</subsection>
54<title>Introduction</title>
55<body>
56
57<p>
58Still interested in trying out Gentoo? Well, then it is now time to
59choose the installation medium you want to use. Yes, you have the
60choice, no, they are not all equal, and yes, the result is always the same: a
61Gentoo base system.
62</p>
63
64<p>
65The installation media we will describe are:
66</p>
67
68<ul>
69<li>Gentoo's Minimal LiveCD for Apple's G5</li>
70<li>Gentoo's Minimal LiveCD for IBM pSeries RS/6000</li>
71</ul>
72
73<p>
74As you can see there are no Universal CDs at the moment, but they will
75follow. The consequence of this is that you have to download the stages
76(see next paragraph) separately.
77</p>
78
79</body>
80</subsection> 103<subsection>
81<subsection> 104<title>A Stage1 Approach</title>
82<title>The Three Stages</title>
83<body> 105<body>
84 106
85<p>
86Gentoo Linux can be installed using one of three <e>stage</e> tarball files.
87The one you choose depends on how much of the system you want to compile
88yourself. The <e>stage1</e> tarball is used when you want to bootstrap and
89build the entire system from scratch. The <e>stage2</e> tarball is used for
90building the entire system from a bootstrapped &quot;semi-compiled&quot; state.
91The <e>stage3</e> tarball already contains a basic Gentoo Linux system that has
92been built for you. As we will explain later, you can also install
93Gentoo without compiling anything (except your kernel and some optional
94packages). If you want this, you have to use a <e>stage3</e> tarball.
95</p> 107<p>
96 108A <e>stage1</e> is used when you want to bootstrap and build the entire system
109from scratch.
97<p> 110</p>
98Now what stage do you have to choose? 111
99</p> 112<p>
100 113This approach builds core system packages that are vital to your system and is
101<p> 114used by Gentoo developers to prepare the Gentoo release media. It is a great
102Starting from a <e>stage1</e> allows you to have total control over the
103optimization settings and optional build-time functionality that is
104initially enabled on your system. This makes <e>stage1</e> installs good for
105power users who know what they are doing. It is also a great
106installation method for those who would like to know more about the 115installation method for those who would like to learn more about the inner
107inner workings of Gentoo Linux. 116workings of bootstrapping, toolchains and the like.
108</p>
109
110<p> 117</p>
111A <e>stage1</e> installation can only be performed when you have a working 118
112Internet connection. 119<p>
120However, if you do not plan to tweak the bootstrapping instructions in the
121<path>bootstrap.sh</path> script written by the Gentoo developers, then a
122stage1 approach has no benefits for you.
113</p> 123</p>
114 124
115<table> 125<table>
116<tr> 126<tr>
117 <th>Stage1</th> 127 <th>Stage1</th>
118 <th>Pros and Cons</th> 128 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
119</tr> 129</tr>
120<tr> 130<tr>
121 <th>+</th> 131 <th>+</th>
122 <ti> 132 <ti>
123 Allows you to have total control over the optimization settings and optional 133 Allows you to have total control over the installation routine, bootstrap
124 build-time functionality that is initially enabled on your system 134 sequence, etc.
125 </ti> 135 </ti>
126</tr>
127<tr> 136</tr>
128 <th>+</th>
129 <ti>Suitable for powerusers that know what they are doing</ti>
130</tr> 137<tr>
131<tr>
132 <th>+</th> 138 <th>+</th>
133 <ti>Allows you to learn more about the inner workings of Gentoo</ti> 139 <ti>Suitable for powerusers and developers who know what they are doing</ti>
134</tr> 140</tr>
135<tr> 141<tr>
136 <th>-</th> 142 <th>-</th>
137 <ti>Takes a long time to finish the installation</ti> 143 <ti>
144 Takes a long time to finish the installation (it is the lengthiest approach)
145 </ti>
138</tr> 146</tr>
139<tr> 147<tr>
140 <th>-</th> 148 <th>-</th>
141 <ti> 149 <ti>
142 If you don't intend to tweak the settings, it is probably a waste of time 150 If you don't intend to tweak the settings, it is a waste of time
143 </ti> 151 </ti>
144</tr> 152</tr>
145<tr> 153<tr>
146 <th>-</th> 154 <th>-</th>
147 <ti> 155 <ti>
148 Not suitable for networkless installations 156 Requires a working Internet connection during the installation
149 </ti> 157 </ti>
150</tr> 158</tr>
151</table> 159</table>
152 160
153<p> 161</body>
154<e>Stage2</e> installs allow you to skip the bootstrap process and doing this 162</subsection>
155is fine if you are happy with the optimization settings that we chose 163<subsection>
156for your particular <e>stage2</e> tarball. 164<title>A Stage2 Approach</title>
165<body>
166
157</p> 167<p>
158 168A <e>stage2</e> is used for building the entire system from a bootstrapped
169"semi-compiled" state.
159<p> 170</p>
160A <e>stage2</e> installation can only be performed when you have a working 171
161Internet connection. 172<p>
173When you perform a stage2 installation approach, you will build all system
174packages (core packages, including toolchain) using your specific <c>USE</c>,
175<c>CFLAGS</c> and <c>CXXFLAGS</c> settings. Any package build will therefore be
176optimized to your preference.
177</p>
178
179<p>
180However, this installation takes some time and if you do not intend to change
181the <c>CFLAGS</c> and <c>CXXFLAGS</c> settings that we have defined as a "good
182default", using this approach only makes sense if your <c>USE</c> variable is
183sufficiently different from the default <c>USE</c> we provide.
162</p> 184</p>
163 185
164<table> 186<table>
165<tr> 187<tr>
166 <th>Stage2</th> 188 <th>Stage2</th>
178 <th>+</th> 200 <th>+</th>
179 <ti>You can still tweak your settings</ti> 201 <ti>You can still tweak your settings</ti>
180</tr> 202</tr>
181<tr> 203<tr>
182 <th>-</th> 204 <th>-</th>
183 <ti>You cannot tweak as much as with a stage1</ti> 205 <ti>It's still not the fastest way to install Gentoo</ti>
184</tr> 206</tr>
185<tr> 207<tr>
186 <th>-</th> 208 <th>-</th>
187 <ti>It's not the fastest way to install Gentoo</ti>
188</tr>
189<tr>
190 <th>-</th>
191 <ti>You have to accept the optimizations we chose for the bootstrap</ti>
192</tr>
193<tr>
194 <th>-</th>
195 <ti> 209 <ti>
196 Not suitable for networkless installations 210 Requires a working Internet connection during the installation
197 </ti> 211 </ti>
198</tr> 212</tr>
199</table> 213</table>
200 214
215</body>
216</subsection>
217<subsection>
218<title>A Stage3 Approach</title>
219<body>
220
221<p>
222A <e>stage3</e> installation contains a basic Gentoo Linux system that has been
223built for you. You will only need to build a few packages (such as system
224logger, networking tools, ...) before you can boot into a base Gentoo
225installation.
201<p> 226</p>
227
228<p>
202Choosing to go with a <e>stage3</e> allows for the fastest install of Gentoo 229Choosing to go with a stage3 allows for the fastest install of Gentoo
203Linux, but also means that your base system will have the optimization 230Linux, but also means that your base system will have the optimization
204settings that we chose for you (which to be honest, are good settings 231settings that we chose for you (which to be honest, are good settings
205and were carefully chosen to enhance performance while maintaining 232and were carefully chosen to enhance performance while maintaining
206stability). <e>stage3</e> is also required if you want to install Gentoo using 233stability). Stage3 is also required if you want to install Gentoo using
207prebuilt packages or without a network connection. 234prebuilt packages or without a network connection.
208</p> 235</p>
209 236
210<table> 237<table>
211<tr> 238<tr>
216 <th>+</th> 243 <th>+</th>
217 <ti>Fastest way to get a Gentoo base system</ti> 244 <ti>Fastest way to get a Gentoo base system</ti>
218</tr> 245</tr>
219<tr> 246<tr>
220 <th>+</th> 247 <th>+</th>
221 <ti>Suitable for networkless installations</ti> 248 <ti>
222</tr> 249 You can still tweak your system
223<tr> 250 </ti>
224 <th>-</th>
225 <ti>You cannot tweak the base system - it's built already</ti>
226</tr>
227<tr>
228 <th>-</th>
229 <ti>You cannot brag about having used stage1 or stage2</ti>
230</tr> 251</tr>
231</table> 252</table>
232 253
233<p> 254<p>
234Write down (or remember) what stage you want to use. You need this later when
235you decide what LiveCD (or other installation medium) you want to use. You might
236be interested to know that, if you decide to use different optimization settings 255You might be interested to know that, if you decide to use different
237after having installed Gentoo, you will be able to recompile your entire system 256optimization settings after having installed Gentoo, you will be able to
238with the new optimization settings. 257recompile your entire system with the new optimization settings. The same goes
239</p> 258for any <c>USE</c> flag changes: Portage is intelligent enough to know what
240 259packages need to be rebuild.
241<p> 260</p>
242Now take a look at the available installation media.
243</p>
244 261
245</body> 262</body>
246</subsection>
247<subsection> 263</subsection>
248<title>Gentoo LiveCDs</title> 264</section>
249<body>
250 265
266<section>
267<title>The Gentoo Installation CDs</title>
268<subsection>
269<title>Introduction</title>
270<body>
271
251<p> 272<p>
252The <e>Gentoo LiveCDs</e> are bootable CDs which contain a 273The <e>Gentoo Installation CDs</e> are bootable CDs which contain a
253self-sustained Gentoo environment. They allow you to boot Linux from the CD. 274self-sustained Gentoo environment. They allow you to boot Linux from the CD.
254During the boot process your hardware is detected and the appropriate drivers 275During the boot process your hardware is detected and the appropriate drivers
255are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers. 276are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers.
256</p> 277</p>
257 278
258<p> 279<p>
259All LiveCDs allow you to boot, setup networking, initialize your 280All Installation CDs allow you to boot, set up networking, initialize your
260partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet. However, some 281partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet. We currently provide
261LiveCDs also contain all necessary source code so you are able to install 282two Installation CDs which are equaly suitable to install Gentoo from, as long
262Gentoo without a working network configuration. 283as you're planning on performing an Internet-based installation using the
263</p> 284latest version of the available packages.
264
265<p> 285</p>
266Now what do these LiveCDs contain? 286
267</p> 287<p>
288If you wish to install Gentoo without a working Internet connection, please use
289the installation instructions described in the <uri
290link="2005.1/index.xml">Gentoo 2005.1 Handbooks</uri>. This is currently not
291supported for the PPC64 architecture though.
292</p>
268 293
294<p>
295For the PowerPC64 architecture, we only supply a <e>Minimal</e> Installation CD,
296a small, no-nonsense, bootable CD which sole purpose is to boot the system,
297prepare the networking and continue with the Gentoo installation.
298</p>
299
269</body> 300</body>
270</subsection>
271<subsection> 301</subsection>
302<subsection>
272<title>Gentoo's Minimal LiveCD</title> 303<title>Gentoo's Minimal Installation CD</title>
273<body> 304<body>
274 305
275<p> 306<p>
276This is a small, no-nonsense, bootable CD which sole purpose is to boot the 307The Minimal Installation CD is called
277system, prepare the networking and continue with the Gentoo installation. It
278does not contain any stages (or, in some cases, a single stage1 file),
279source code or precompiled packages. For example the ppc variant of this
280LiveCD can be found in the <path>universal</path> subdirectory and is called
281<c>install-ppc-minimal-2004.1.iso</c>. 308<c>install-ppc64-g5-minimal-2005.1.iso</c> or
309<c>install-ppc64-ibm-minimal-2005.1.iso</c> and takes up only 350 MB of
310diskspace. You can use this Installation CD to install Gentoo, but always with a
311working Internet connection only.
282</p> 312</p>
283 313
284<table> 314<table>
285<tr> 315<tr>
286 <th>Minimal LiveCD</th> 316 <th>Minimal Installation CD</th>
287 <th>Pros and Cons</th> 317 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
288</tr> 318</tr>
289<tr> 319<tr>
290 <th>+</th> 320 <th>+</th>
291 <ti>Smallest download</ti> 321 <ti>Smallest download</ti>
292</tr>
293<tr>
294 <th>+</th>
295 <ti>Suitable for a complete architecture</ti>
296</tr> 322</tr>
297<tr> 323<tr>
298 <th>+</th> 324 <th>+</th>
299 <ti> 325 <ti>
300 You can do a stage1, stage2 or stage3 by getting the stage tarball off the 326 You can do a stage1, stage2 or stage3 by getting the stage tarball off the
302 </ti> 328 </ti>
303</tr> 329</tr>
304<tr> 330<tr>
305 <th>-</th> 331 <th>-</th>
306 <ti> 332 <ti>
307 Contains no stages, no portage snapshot, no GRP packages and therefore not 333 Contains no stages, no Portage snapshot, no prebuilt packages and is
308 suitable for networkless installation 334 therefore not suitable for networkless installation
309 </ti> 335 </ti>
310</tr> 336</tr>
311</table> 337</table>
312 338
313</body> 339</body>
314</subsection> 340</subsection>
315<!--
316<subsection>
317<title>Gentoo's Universal LiveCD (not available at the moment for
318PPC64)</title>
319<body>
320
321<p>
322Gentoo's Universal LiveCD is a bootable CD suitable to install Gentoo without
323networking. It contains a stage1 and several stage3 tarballs (optimized for the
324individual subarchitectures). For example the ppc variant of this CD is called
325<c>install-ppc-universal-2004.1.iso</c> and can be found in the
326<path>universal</path> subdirectory.
327</p>
328
329<p>
330If you take a closer look on our mirrors, you will see
331that we provide <e>Gentoo Package CDs</e>. This CD (which isn't
332bootable) only contains precompiled packages and can be used to install software
333after a succesfull Gentoo Installation. To install Gentoo, you only
334need the Universal LiveCD, but if you want OpenOffice.org, Mozilla, KDE, GNOME
335etc. without having to compile every single one of them, you need the Packages
336CD too. For example the G4 (a subarchitecture of ppc) Packages CD is
337called <c>packages-g4-2004.1.iso</c> and can be found in the appropriate
338subdirectory (<path>g4/</path>).
339</p>
340
341<p>
342You only need the Packages CD if you want to perform a stage3 with GRP
343installation.
344</p>
345
346<table>
347<tr>
348 <th>Universal LiveCD with Packages CD</th>
349 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
350</tr>
351<tr>
352 <th>+</th>
353 <ti>Packages CD is optimized to your architecture and subarchitecture</ti>
354</tr>
355<tr>
356 <th>+</th>
357 <ti>
358 Packages CD provides precompiled packages for fast Gentoo installations
359 </ti>
360</tr>
361<tr>
362 <th>+</th>
363 <ti>
364 Contains everything you need. You can even install without a network
365 connection.
366 </ti>
367</tr>
368<tr>
369 <th>-</th>
370 <ti>Huge download</ti>
371</tr>
372</table>
373
374</body>
375</subsection>
376-->
377</section> 341</section>
342<!-- STOP -->
378<section> 343<section>
379<title>Download, Burn and Boot a Gentoo LiveCD</title> 344<title>Download, Burn and Boot a Gentoo Installation CD</title>
380<subsection> 345<subsection>
381<title>Downloading and Burning the LiveCDs</title> 346<title>Downloading and Burning the Installation CDs</title>
382<body> 347<body>
383 348
384<p>
385You have chosen to use a Gentoo LiveCD (if not, then you are reading the
386wrong section). We'll first start by downloading and burning the chosen
387LiveCD. We previously discussed the several available LiveCDs, but where can you
388find them?
389</p> 349<p>
390 350You have chosen to use a Gentoo Installation CD. We'll first start by
351downloading and burning the chosen Installation CD. We previously discussed the
352several available Installation CDs, but where can you find them?
391<p> 353</p>
392Visit one of our <uri 354
393link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri> and go to 355<p>
394<path>experimental/ppc64/livecd</path>, which is 356You can download any of the Installation CDs (and, if you want to, a Packages
395the path where the LiveCD(s) of your choice are located. Inside that 357CD as well) from one of our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The
358Installation CDs are located in the <path>releases/ppc64/2005.1/installcd</path>
359directory.
360</p>
361
362<p>
396directory you'll find so-called ISO-files. Those are full CD images 363Inside that directory you'll find so-called ISO-files. Those are full CD images
397which you can write on a CD-R. 364which you can write on a CD-R.
398</p> 365</p>
399 366
400<p> 367<p>
401In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can check 368In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can
402its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as 369check its MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as
403<path>install-ppc64-minimal-2004.2.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 370<path>install-ppc64-g5-minimal-2005.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5
404checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 371checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
405link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows. 372link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows.
406</p> 373</p>
407 374
408<p> 375<p>
409As long as Mac OS X does not support <c>md5sum</c> you have to use the md5 376Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to
410capability of <c>openssl</c>. 377verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
411</p> 378<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key:
412
413<pre caption="md5sum with the help of openssl">
414$ <i>openssl md5 /path/to/iso</i>
415<comment>(This could take some time depending on the size of the ISO and your CPU)</comment>
416</pre>
417
418<p> 379</p>
419Now compare this output with the appropriate file found on the server where you 380
420downloaded the ISO (the file will end with .md5). If it is the same, the ISO 381<pre caption="Obtaining the public key">
421image downloaded correctly. Be sure you have not mounted it (e.g. with Disk 382$ <i>gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 17072058</i>
422Copy) yet! 383</pre>
384
423</p> 385<p>
424 386Now verify the signature:
425<p> 387</p>
426More information is available in our <uri 388
427link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">Gentoo/PPC FAQ</uri>. 389<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature">
390$ <i>gpg --verify &lt;signature file&gt; &lt;downloaded iso&gt;</i>
428</p> 391</pre>
429 392
430<p> 393<p>
431To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you 394To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you
432do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and 395do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and
433<c>k3b</c> here; more information canb be found in our <uri 396<c>K3B</c> here; more information can be found in our <uri
434link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri> and the <uri 397link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri>.
435link="/doc/en/gentoo-ppc-faq.xml">Gentoo/PPC FAQ</uri>.
436</p> 398</p>
437 399
438<ul> 400<ul>
439 <li> 401 <li>
440 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc</c> (replace 402 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc &lt;downloaded iso
441 <path>/dev/hdc</path> with your CD-RW drive's device path) followed 403 file&gt;</c> (replace <path>/dev/hdc</path> with your CD-RW drive's
442 by the path to the ISO file :) 404 device path).
443 </li> 405 </li>
444 <li> 406 <li>
445 With K3B, select <c>Tools</c> &gt; <c>CD</c> &gt; <c>Burn Image</c>. Then 407 With K3B, select <c>Tools</c> &gt; <c>CD</c> &gt; <c>Burn Image</c>. Then
446 you can locate your ISO file within the 'Image to Burn' area. Finally click 408 you can locate your ISO file within the 'Image to Burn' area. Finally click
447 <c>Start</c>. 409 <c>Start</c>.
448 </li> 410 </li>
411 <li>
412 With Mac OS X Panther, launch <c>Disk Utility</c> from
413 <path>Applications/Utilities</path>, select <c>Open</c> from the
414 <c>Images</c> menu, select the mounted disk image in the main window and
415 select <c>Burn</c> in the <c>Images</c> menu.
416 </li>
417 <li>
418 With Mac OS X Jaguar, launch <c>Disk Copy</c> from
419 <path>Applications/Utilities</path>, select <c>Burn Image</c> from the
420 <c>File</c> menu, select the ISO and click the <c>Burn</c> button.
421 </li>
449</ul> 422</ul>
450 423
451</body> 424</body>
452</subsection> 425</subsection>
453</section>
454<section> 426<subsection>
455<title>Booting the PPC LiveCD(s)</title> 427<title>Default: Booting the Installation CD on an Apple/IBM</title>
456<subsection>
457<title>Default: Apple/IBM</title>
458<body> 428<body>
459 429
460<p> 430<p>
461Place the LiveCD in the CD-ROM and reboot the system. Hold down the 'C' key at 431Place the Installation CD in the CD-ROM and reboot the system. Hold down the
462bootup. You will be greeted by a friendly welcome message and a <e>boot:</e> 432'C' key at bootup. You will be greeted by a friendly welcome message and a
463prompt at the bottom of the screen. 433<e>boot:</e> prompt at the bottom of the screen.
464</p> 434</p>
465 435
466<p> 436<p>
467You are also able to tweak some kernel options at this prompt. The following 437You are also able to tweak some kernel options at this prompt. The following
468table lists the available boot options you can add: 438table lists the available boot options you can add:
491</tr> 461</tr>
492<tr> 462<tr>
493 <ti><c>debug</c></ti> 463 <ti><c>debug</c></ti>
494 <ti> 464 <ti>
495 Enables verbose booting, spawns an initrd shell that can be used to debug 465 Enables verbose booting, spawns an initrd shell that can be used to debug
496 the LiveCD 466 the Installation CD
497 </ti> 467 </ti>
498</tr> 468</tr>
499<tr> 469<tr>
500 <ti><c>sleep=X</c></ti> 470 <ti><c>sleep=X</c></ti>
501 <ti> 471 <ti>
523<title>IBM pSeries</title> 493<title>IBM pSeries</title>
524<body> 494<body>
525 495
526<p> 496<p>
527For pSeries boxes, sometimes the cds might not autoboot. You might have 497For pSeries boxes, sometimes the cds might not autoboot. You might have
528to setup your cdrom as a bootable device in the multi-boot menu. (F1 at 498to set up your cdrom as a bootable device in the multi-boot menu. (F1 at
529startup) The other option is to jump into OF and do it from there: 499startup) The other option is to jump into OF and do it from there:
530</p> 500</p>
531 501
532<p> 502<p>
5331) Boot into OF (this is 8 from the serial cons or F8 from a graphics 5031) Boot into OF (this is 8 from the serial cons or F8 from a graphics
559keymaps, execute <c>ls /usr/share/keymaps/i386</c>. 529keymaps, execute <c>ls /usr/share/keymaps/i386</c>.
560</p> 530</p>
561 531
562<pre caption="Listing available keymaps"> 532<pre caption="Listing available keymaps">
563<comment>(PPC uses x86 keymaps on most systems. The mac/ppc keymaps provided 533<comment>(PPC uses x86 keymaps on most systems. The mac/ppc keymaps provided
564 on the LiveCD are ADB keymaps and unusable with the LiveCD kernel)</comment> 534 on the Installation CD are ADB keymaps and unusable with the
535 Installation CD kernel)</comment>
565# <i>ls /usr/share/keymaps/i386</i> 536# <i>ls /usr/share/keymaps/i386</i>
566</pre> 537</pre>
567 538
568<p> 539<p>
569Now load the keymap of your choice: 540Now load the keymap of your choice:
582<subsection id="hardware"> 553<subsection id="hardware">
583<title>Extra Hardware Configuration</title> 554<title>Extra Hardware Configuration</title>
584<body> 555<body>
585 556
586<p> 557<p>
587When the Live CD boots, it tries to detect all your hardware devices and 558When the Installation CD boots, it tries to detect all your hardware devices and
588loads the appropriate kernel modules to support your hardware. In the 559loads the appropriate kernel modules to support your hardware. In the
589vast majority of cases, it does a very good job. However, in some cases (the 560vast majority of cases, it does a very good job. However, in some cases it may
590SPARC LiveCDs don't even do autodetection), it may not auto-load the kernel 561not auto-load the kernel
591modules you need. If the PCI auto-detection missed some of your system's 562modules you need. If the PCI auto-detection missed some of your system's
592hardware, you will have to load the appropriate kernel modules manually. 563hardware, you will have to load the appropriate kernel modules manually.
593</p> 564</p>
594 565
595<p> 566<p>
657its password. We use <c>useradd</c> and <c>passwd</c> for these tasks. 628its password. We use <c>useradd</c> and <c>passwd</c> for these tasks.
658In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;. 629In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;.
659</p> 630</p>
660 631
661<pre caption="Creating a user account"> 632<pre caption="Creating a user account">
662# <i>useradd john</i> 633# <i>useradd -m -G users john</i>
663# <i>passwd john</i> 634# <i>passwd john</i>
664New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment> 635New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment>
665Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment> 636Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment>
666</pre> 637</pre>
667 638
679<subsection> 650<subsection>
680<title>Optional: Viewing Documentation while Installing</title> 651<title>Optional: Viewing Documentation while Installing</title>
681<body> 652<body>
682 653
683<p> 654<p>
684If you want to view the Gentoo Handbook (either from-CD or online) during the 655If you want to view the Gentoo Handbook during the installation, make sure you
685installation, make sure you have created a user account (see <uri 656have created a user account (see <uri link="#useraccounts">Optional: User
686link="#useraccouts">Optional: User Accounts</uri>). Then press <c>Alt-F2</c> to 657Accounts</uri>). Then press <c>Alt-F2</c> to go to a new terminal and log in.
687go to a new terminal and log in.
688</p> 658</p>
689 659
690<p> 660<p>
691If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run 661If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run
692<c>links2</c> to read it: 662<c>links2</c> to read it:
693</p> 663</p>
694 664
695<pre caption="Viewing the on-CD documentation"> 665<pre caption="Viewing the on-CD documentation">
696# <i>links2 /mnt/cdrom/docs/html/index.html</i> 666# <i>links2 /mnt/cdrom/docs/handbook/html/index.html</i>
697</pre> 667</pre>
698 668
699<p> 669<p>
700However, it is preferred that you use the online Gentoo Handbook as it will be 670However, it is preferred that you use the online Gentoo Handbook as it will be
701more recent than the one provided on the CD. You can view it using <c>links2</c> 671more recent than the one provided on the CD.
702as well, but only after having completed the <e>Configuring your Network</e>
703chapter (otherwise you won't be able to go on the Internet to view the
704document):
705</p> 672</p>
706 673
707<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation"> 674<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation">
708# <i>links2 http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ppc64.xml</i> 675# <i>links2 http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-ppc64.xml</i>
709</pre> 676</pre>
733<pre caption="Starting the SSH daemon"> 700<pre caption="Starting the SSH daemon">
734# <i>/etc/init.d/sshd start</i> 701# <i>/etc/init.d/sshd start</i>
735</pre> 702</pre>
736 703
737<p> 704<p>
738To be able to use sshd, you first need to setup your networking. Continue with 705To be able to use sshd, you first need to set up your networking. Continue with
739the chapter on <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=3">Configuring your Network</uri>. 706the chapter on <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=3">Configuring your Network</uri>.
740</p> 707</p>
741 708
742</body> 709</body>
743</subsection> 710</subsection>

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