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9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>2.3</version> 11<version>21</version>
12<date>2005-08-09</date> 12<date>2014-04-12</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>
30 30
31<table> 31<table>
32<tr> 32<tr>
33 <th>Sparc System</th> 33 <th>Sparc System</th>
34 <ti> 34 <ti>
35 Please check the <uri 35 Please check the <uri link="/proj/en/base/sparc/sunhw.xml">Gentoo
36 Linux/SPARC64 Compatibility list</uri> or the <uri
36 link="http://www.ultralinux.org/faq.html#s_2">UltraLinux FAQ</uri> 37 link="http://www.ultralinux.org/faq.html#s_2">UltraLinux FAQ</uri>
37 </ti> 38 </ti>
38</tr> 39</tr>
39<tr> 40<tr>
40 <th>CPU</th> 41 <th>CPU</th>
41 <ti> 42 <ti>
42 We currently only support sparc64 CPUs 43 We currently only support SPARC64 CPUs
43 </ti> 44 </ti>
44</tr> 45</tr>
45<tr> 46<tr>
46 <th>Memory</th> 47 <th>Memory</th>
47 <ti>64 MB</ti> 48 <ti>64 MB</ti>
57</table> 58</table>
58 59
59</body> 60</body>
60</subsection> 61</subsection>
61</section> 62</section>
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65<section> 65<section>
66<title>The Gentoo Installation Approaches</title>
67<subsection>
68<title>Introduction</title>
69<body>
70
71<p>
72Gentoo Linux can be installed using one of three <e>stage</e> tarball files.
73A stage file is a tarball (compressed archive) that contains a minimal
74environment.
75</p>
76
77<ul>
78 <li>
79 A stage1 file contains nothing more than a compiler, Portage (Gentoo's
80 software management system) and a couple of packages on which the compiler
81 or Portage depends.
82 </li>
83 <li>
84 A stage2 file contains a so-called bootstrapped system, a minimal
85 environment from which one can start building all other necessary
86 applications that make a Gentoo environment complete.
87 </li>
88 <li>
89 A stage3 file contains a prebuilt minimal system which is almost fully
90 deployable. It only lacks a few applications where you, the Gentoo user,
91 needs to choose which one you want to install.
92 </li>
93</ul>
94
95<p>
96To help you decide what stage file you want to use, we have written down the
97major advantages and disadvantages of each stage file.
98</p>
99
100</body>
101</subsection>
102<subsection>
103<title>A Stage1 Approach</title>
104<body>
105
106<p>
107A <e>stage1</e> is used when you want to bootstrap and build the entire system
108from scratch.
109</p>
110
111<p>
112Starting from a stage1 allows you to have total control over the
113optimization settings and optional build-time functionality that is
114initially enabled on your system. This makes <e>stage1</e> installs good for
115power users who know what they are doing. It is also a great
116installation method for those who would like to know more about the
117inner workings of Gentoo Linux.
118</p>
119
120<table>
121<tr>
122 <th>Stage1</th>
123 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
124</tr>
125<tr>
126 <th>+</th>
127 <ti>
128 Allows you to have total control over the optimization settings and optional
129 build-time functionality that is initially enabled on your system
130 </ti>
131</tr>
132<tr>
133 <th>+</th>
134 <ti>Suitable for powerusers that know what they are doing</ti>
135</tr>
136<tr>
137 <th>+</th>
138 <ti>Allows you to learn more about the inner workings of Gentoo</ti>
139</tr>
140<tr>
141 <th>-</th>
142 <ti>Takes a long time to finish the installation</ti>
143</tr>
144<tr>
145 <th>-</th>
146 <ti>
147 If you don't intend to tweak the settings, it is a waste of time
148 </ti>
149</tr>
150<tr>
151 <th>-</th>
152 <ti>
153 Requires a working Internet connection during the installation
154 </ti>
155</tr>
156</table>
157
158</body>
159</subsection>
160<subsection>
161<title>A Stage2 Approach</title>
162<body>
163
164<p>
165A <e>stage2</e> is used for building the entire system from a bootstrapped
166"semi-compiled" state.
167</p>
168
169<p>
170Stage2 installs allow you to skip the bootstrap process; doing this
171is fine if you are happy with the optimization settings that we chose
172for your particular stage2 tarball.
173</p>
174
175<table>
176<tr>
177 <th>Stage2</th>
178 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
179</tr>
180<tr>
181 <th>+</th>
182 <ti>You don't need to bootstrap</ti>
183</tr>
184<tr>
185 <th>+</th>
186 <ti>Faster than starting with stage1</ti>
187</tr>
188<tr>
189 <th>+</th>
190 <ti>You can still tweak your settings</ti>
191</tr>
192<tr>
193 <th>-</th>
194 <ti>You cannot tweak as much as with a stage1</ti>
195</tr>
196<tr>
197 <th>-</th>
198 <ti>It's still not the fastest way to install Gentoo</ti>
199</tr>
200<tr>
201 <th>-</th>
202 <ti>You have to accept the optimizations we chose for the bootstrap</ti>
203</tr>
204<tr>
205 <th>-</th>
206 <ti>
207 Requires a working Internet connection during the installation
208 </ti>
209</tr>
210</table>
211
212</body>
213</subsection>
214<subsection>
215<title>A Stage3 Approach</title>
216<body>
217
218<p>
219A <e>stage3</e> installation contains a basic Gentoo Linux system that has been
220built for you. You will only need to build a few packages of which we can't
221decide for you which one to choose.
222</p>
223
224<p>
225Choosing to go with a stage3 allows for the fastest install of Gentoo
226Linux, but also means that your base system will have the optimization
227settings that we chose for you (which to be honest, are good settings
228and were carefully chosen to enhance performance while maintaining
229stability). Stage3 is also required if you want to install Gentoo using
230prebuilt packages or without a network connection.
231</p>
232
233<table>
234<tr>
235 <th>Stage3</th>
236 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
237</tr>
238<tr>
239 <th>+</th>
240 <ti>Fastest way to get a Gentoo base system</ti>
241</tr>
242<tr>
243 <th>-</th>
244 <ti>You cannot tweak the base system - it's built already</ti>
245</tr>
246</table>
247
248<p>
249You might be interested to know that, if you decide to use different
250optimization settings after having installed Gentoo, you will be able to
251recompile your entire system with the new optimization settings.
252</p>
253
254</body>
255</subsection>
256</section>
257<section>
258<title>The Gentoo Installation CDs</title> 66<title>The Gentoo Installation CD</title>
259<subsection> 67<subsection>
260<title>Introduction</title> 68<title>Gentoo Minimal Installation CD</title>
261<body> 69<body>
262 70
263<p> 71<p>
264The <e>Gentoo Installation CDs</e> are bootable CDs which contain a 72The <e>Minimal Installation CD</e> is a bootable CD which contains a
265self-sustained Gentoo environment. They allow you to boot Linux from the CD. 73self-sustained Gentoo environment. It allows you to boot Linux from the CD.
266During the boot process your hardware is detected and the appropriate drivers 74During the boot process your hardware is detected and the appropriate drivers
267are loaded. They are maintained by Gentoo developers. 75are loaded. The CD is maintained by Gentoo developers and allows you to install
268</p> 76Gentoo with an active Internet connection.
269
270<p> 77</p>
271All Installation CDs allow you to boot, set up networking, initialize your 78
272partitions and start installing Gentoo from the Internet. We currently provide
273two Installation CDs which are equaly suitable to install Gentoo from, as long
274as you're planning on performing an Internet-based installation using the latest
275version of the available packages.
276</p> 79<p>
277 80The Minimal Installation CD is called <c><keyval id="min-cd-name"/></c> and
81takes up around <keyval id="min-cd-size"/> MB of diskspace.
278<p> 82</p>
279If you wish to install Gentoo without a working Internet connection, please use 83
280the installation instructions described in the <uri 84</body>
281link="2005.1/index.xml">Gentoo 2005.1 Handbooks</uri>. 85</subsection>
86<subsection>
87<title>The Stage3 Tarball</title>
88<body>
89
282</p> 90<p>
283 91A stage3 tarball is an archive containing a minimal Gentoo environment, suitable
92to continue the Gentoo installation using the instructions in this manual.
93Previously, the Gentoo Handbook described the installation using one of three
94stage tarballs. While Gentoo still offers stage1 and stage2 tarballs, the
95official installation method uses the stage3 tarball. If you are interested in
96performing a Gentoo installation using a stage1 or stage2 tarball, please read
97the Gentoo FAQ on <uri link="https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/FAQ#How_do_I_Install_Gentoo_Using_a_Stage1_or_Stage2_Tarball.3F">How
98do I Install Gentoo Using a Stage1 or Stage2 Tarball?</uri>
284<p> 99</p>
285The two Installation CDs that we currently provide are: 100
286</p> 101<p>
287 102Stage3 tarballs can be downloaded from <path><keyval
288<ul> 103id="release-dir"/>current-stage3/</path> on any of the <uri
289 <li> 104link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">Official Gentoo Mirrors</uri> and are not provided
290 The Gentoo <e>Minimal</e> Installation CD, a small, no-nonsense, bootable CD 105on the LiveCD.
291 which sole purpose is to boot the system, prepare the networking and
292 continue with the Gentoo installation.
293 </li>
294 <li>
295 The Gentoo <e>Universal</e> Installation CD, a bootable CD with the same
296 abilities as the Minimal Installation CD. Additionally, it contains a
297 stage1 and several stage3 tarballs (optimized for the individual
298 subarchitectures).
299 </li>
300</ul>
301
302<p> 106</p>
303We currently only provide Installation CDs for the sparc64 architecture. Users 107
304of sparc32 can use the experimental netboot images to install Gentoo from. 108</body>
305More information about netbooting can be found in our <uri 109</subsection>
306link="/doc/en/gentoo-sparc-netboot-howto.xml">Gentoo/SPARC Netboot 110<subsection>
111<title>TFTPBoot image</title>
112<body>
113
114<p>
115If you can't use a CD, or prefer booting over an IP network, there're also
116TFTPBoot images available on our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>
117under <path>experimental/sparc/tftpboot/sparc64/</path>.
118</p>
119
120<p>
121For setting up a netboot server, please read the <uri
122link="https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Sparc/Netboot">Gentoo/SPARC Netboot
307HOWTO</uri>. 123HOWTO</uri>.
308</p>
309
310<p>
311To help you decide which Installation CD you need, we have written down the
312major advantages and disadvantages of each Installation CD.
313</p>
314
315</body>
316</subsection>
317<subsection>
318<title>Gentoo's Minimal Installation CD</title>
319<body>
320
321<p>
322The Minimal Installation CD is called <c>install-sparc64-minimal-2005.1.iso</c>
323and takes up only 130 MB of diskspace. You can use this Installation CD to
324install Gentoo, but always with a working Internet connection only.
325</p>
326
327<table>
328<tr>
329 <th>Minimal Installation CD</th>
330 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
331</tr>
332<tr>
333 <th>+</th>
334 <ti>Smallest download</ti>
335</tr>
336<tr>
337 <th>+</th>
338 <ti>
339 You can do a stage1, stage2 or stage3 by getting the stage tarball off the
340 net
341 </ti>
342</tr>
343<tr>
344 <th>-</th>
345 <ti>
346 Contains no stages, no Portage snapshot, no prebuilt packages and is
347 therefore not suitable for networkless installation
348 </ti>
349</tr>
350</table>
351
352</body>
353</subsection>
354<subsection>
355<title>Gentoo's Universal Installation CD</title>
356<body>
357
358<p>
359The Universal Installation CD is called
360<c>install-sparc-universal-2005.1.iso</c> and consumes the entire surface of a
361650 MB CD. You can use this Installation CD to install
362Gentoo, and you can even use it to install Gentoo without a working internet
363connection, just in case you want to bring Gentoo to another PC than the one you
364are currently installing Gentoo on :)
365</p>
366
367<table>
368<tr>
369 <th>Universal Installation CD</th>
370 <th>Pros and Cons</th>
371</tr>
372<tr>
373 <th>+</th>
374 <ti>
375 Contains everything you need. You can even install without a network
376 connection.
377 </ti>
378</tr>
379<tr>
380 <th>-</th>
381 <ti>Huge download</ti>
382</tr>
383</table>
384
385</body>
386</subsection>
387<subsection>
388<title>Other CDs</title>
389<body>
390
391<p>
392You might find a so-called <e>Package CD</e> on one of our mirrors. This CD is
393no Installation CD but an additional resource that can be exploited during a
394networkless installation. It contains prebuilt packages (the so-called GRP set)
395that allows you to easily and quickly install additional applications (such as
396OpenOffice.org, KDE, GNOME, ...) immediately after the networkless Gentoo
397installation.
398</p> 124</p>
399 125
400</body> 126</body>
401</subsection> 127</subsection>
402</section> 128</section>
403<!-- STOP --> 129<!-- STOP -->
404<section> 130<section>
405<title>Download, Burn and Boot a Gentoo Installation CD</title> 131<title>Download, Burn and Boot a Gentoo Installation CD</title>
406<subsection> 132<subsection>
407<title>Downloading and Burning the Installation CDs</title> 133<title>Downloading and Burning the Installation CD</title>
408<body> 134<body>
409 135
410<p> 136<p>
411You have chosen to use a Gentoo Installation CD. We'll first start by 137You have chosen to use a Gentoo Installation CD. We'll first start by
412downloading and burning the chosen Installation CD. We previously discussed 138downloading and burning the chosen Installation CD. We previously discussed
413the several available Installation CDs, but where can you find them? 139the Installation CD, but where can you find it?
414</p>
415
416<p> 140</p>
417You can download any of the Installation CDs (and, if you want to, a Packages 141
418CD as well) from one of our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The
419Installation CDs are located in the
420<path>releases/sparc/2005.1/installcd/sparc64</path> directory.
421</p> 142<p>
422 143You can download the Installation CD from one of our <uri
144link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The Installation CD is located in
145the <path><keyval id="release-dir"/>current-iso/</path> directory.
423<p> 146</p>
424Inside that directory you'll find so-called ISO-files. Those are full CD images 147
425which you can write on a CD-R.
426</p> 148<p>
427 149Inside that directory you'll find the ISO file. This is a full CD image which you
150can write on a CD-R.
428<p> 151</p>
152
153<p>
429In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can check its 154In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can check
430MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as 155its SHA-2 checksum and compare it with the SHA-2 checksum we provide (such as
431<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2005.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 156<path><keyval id="min-cd-name"/>.DIGESTS</path>). You can check the SHA-2
432checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 157checksum with the <c>sha512sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
433link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows. 158link="http://www.sinf.gr/en/hashcalc.html">Checksums calculator</uri> for Windows.
159</p>
160
161<note>
162The tool will attempt to verify the checksums in the list, even if the checksum
163is made with a different algorithm. Therefore, the output of the command might
164give both success (for SHA checksums) and failures (for other checksums). At
165least one OK needs to be provided for each file.
166</note>
167
168<pre caption="Verifying the SHA-2 checksum">
169$ <i>sha512sum -c &lt;downloaded iso.DIGESTS&gt;</i>
434</p> 170</pre>
171
172<note>
173If you get the message that no properly formatted SHA checksum was found, take a
174look at the DIGESTS file yourself to see what the supported checksums are.
175</note>
435 176
436<p> 177<p>
437Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to 178Another way to check the validity of the downloaded file is to use GnuPG to
438verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with 179verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
439<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key: 180<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public keys whose
181key ids can be found on the <uri link="/proj/en/releng/index.xml">release
182engineering project site</uri>.
440</p> 183</p>
441 184
442<pre caption="Obtaining the public key"> 185<pre caption="Obtaining the public key">
186<comment>(... Substitute the key ids with those mentioned on the release engineering site ...)</comment>
443$ <i>gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 17072058</i> 187$ <i>gpg --keyserver subkeys.pgp.net --recv-keys 96D8BF6D 2D182910 17072058</i>
444</pre> 188</pre>
445 189
446<p> 190<p>
447Now verify the signature: 191Now verify the signature:
448</p> 192</p>
449 193
450<pre caption="Verify the cryptographic signature"> 194<pre caption="Verify the files">
451$ <i>gpg --verify &lt;signature file&gt; &lt;downloaded iso&gt;</i> 195$ <i>gpg --verify &lt;downloaded iso.DIGESTS.asc&gt;</i>
196$ <i>sha512sum -c &lt;downloaded iso.DIGESTS.asc&gt;</i>
452</pre> 197</pre>
453 198
454<p> 199<p>
455To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you 200To burn the downloaded ISO(s), you have to select raw-burning. How you
456do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and 201do this is highly program-dependent. We will discuss <c>cdrecord</c> and
457<c>K3B</c> here; more information can be found in our <uri 202<c>K3B</c> here; more information can be found in our <uri
458link="/doc/en/faq.xml#isoburning">Gentoo FAQ</uri>. 203link="https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/FAQ#How_do_I_burn_an_ISO_file.3F">Gentoo FAQ</uri>.
459</p> 204</p>
460 205
461<ul> 206<ul>
462 <li> 207 <li>
463 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/hdc &lt;downloaded iso 208 With cdrecord, you simply type <c>cdrecord dev=/dev/sr0 &lt;downloaded iso
464 file&gt;</c> (replace <path>/dev/hdc</path> with your CD-RW drive's device 209 file&gt;</c> (replace <path>/dev/sr0</path> with your CD-RW drive's device
465 path). 210 path).
466 </li> 211 </li>
467 <li> 212 <li>
468 With K3B, select <c>Tools</c> &gt; <c>CD</c> &gt; <c>Burn Image</c>. Then 213 With K3B, select <c>Tools</c> &gt; <c>Burn CD Image</c>. Then you can locate
469 you can locate your ISO file within the 'Image to Burn' area. Finally click 214 your ISO file within the 'Image to Burn' area. Finally click <c>Start</c>.
470 <c>Start</c>.
471 </li> 215 </li>
472</ul> 216</ul>
473 217
474</body> 218</body>
475</subsection> 219</subsection>
486<pre caption="Booting the Installation CD"> 230<pre caption="Booting the Installation CD">
487ok <i>boot cdrom</i> 231ok <i>boot cdrom</i>
488</pre> 232</pre>
489 233
490<p> 234<p>
491You will be greeted by the SILO boot manager (on the Installation CD). Type in 235You will be greeted by the SILO boot manager (on the Installation CD). You can
492<c>gentoo-2.4</c> and press enter to continue booting the 236hit Enter for more help if you want. Type in <c>gentoo</c> and press enter to
493system: 237continue booting the system:
494</p> 238</p>
495 239
496<pre caption="Continue booting from the Installation CD"> 240<pre caption="Continue booting from the Installation CD">
497boot: <i>gentoo-2.4</i> 241boot: <i>gentoo</i>
498</pre> 242</pre>
499 243
500<p> 244<p>
501Once the Installation CD is booted, you will be automatically logged on to the 245Once the Installation CD is booted, you will be automatically logged on to the
502system. 246system.
503</p> 247</p>
504 248
505<p> 249<p>
506You should have a root ("#") prompt on the current console and can also switch 250You should have a root ("#") prompt on the current console. You will also find a
507to other consoles by pressing Alt-F2, Alt-F3 and Alt-F4. Get back to the one you 251root prompt on the serial console (<path>ttyS0</path>).
508started on by pressing Alt-F1. You will also find a root prompt on the serial
509console (<path>ttyS0</path>).
510</p> 252</p>
511 253
512<p> 254<p>
513Continue with <uri link="#hardware">Extra Hardware Configuration</uri>. 255Continue with <uri link="#hardware">Extra Hardware Configuration</uri>.
514</p> 256</p>
515 257
516</body> 258</body>
517</subsection> 259</subsection>
518<subsection id="hardware">
519<title>Extra Hardware Configuration</title>
520<body>
521 260
522<p>
523If not all hardware is supported out-of-the-box, you will need to load the
524appropriate kernel modules.
525</p>
526
527<p>
528In the next example we try to load the <c>8139too</c> module (support for
529certain kinds of network interfaces):
530</p>
531
532<pre caption="Loading kernel modules">
533# <i>modprobe 8139too</i>
534</pre>
535
536</body>
537</subsection> 261<subsection>
538<subsection id="useraccounts"> 262<include href="hb-install-bootconfig.xml"/>
539<title>Optional: User Accounts</title>
540<body>
541
542<p>
543If you plan on giving other people access to your installation
544environment or you want to chat using <c>irssi</c> without root privileges (for
545security reasons), you need to create the necessary user accounts and change
546the root password.
547</p>
548
549<p>
550To change the root password, use the <c>passwd</c> utility:
551</p>
552
553<pre caption="Changing the root password">
554# <i>passwd</i>
555New password: <comment>(Enter your new password)</comment>
556Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter your password)</comment>
557</pre>
558
559<p>
560To create a user account, we first enter their credentials, followed by
561its password. We use <c>useradd</c> and <c>passwd</c> for these tasks.
562In the next example, we create a user called &quot;john&quot;.
563</p>
564
565<pre caption="Creating a user account">
566# <i>useradd -m -G users john</i>
567# <i>passwd john</i>
568New password: <comment>(Enter john's password)</comment>
569Re-enter password: <comment>(Re-enter john's password)</comment>
570</pre>
571
572<p>
573You can change your user id from root to the newly created user by using
574<c>su</c>:
575</p>
576
577<pre caption="Changing user id">
578# <i>su - john</i>
579</pre>
580
581</body>
582</subsection>
583<subsection> 263</subsection>
584<title>Optional: Viewing Documentation while Installing</title>
585<body>
586 264
587<p>
588If you want to view the Gentoo Handbook (either from-CD or online) during the
589installation, make sure you have created a user account (see <uri
590link="#useraccounts">Optional: User Accounts</uri>). Then press <c>Alt-F2</c> to
591go to a new terminal and log in.
592</p>
593
594<p>
595If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run
596<c>links2</c> to read it:
597</p>
598
599<pre caption="Viewing the on-CD documentation">
600# <i>links2 /mnt/cdrom/docs/handbook/html/index.html</i>
601</pre>
602
603<p>
604However, it is preferred that you use the online Gentoo Handbook as it will be
605more recent than the one provided on the CD. You can view it using <c>links2</c>
606as well, but only after having completed the <e>Configuring your Network</e>
607chapter (otherwise you won't be able to go on the Internet to view the
608document):
609</p>
610
611<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation">
612# <i>links2 http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-sparc.xml</i>
613</pre>
614
615<p>
616You can go back to your original terminal by pressing <c>Alt-F1</c>.
617</p>
618
619</body>
620</subsection>
621<subsection>
622<title>Optional: Starting the SSH Daemon</title>
623<body>
624
625<p>
626If you want to allow other users to access your computer during the
627Gentoo installation (perhaps because those users are going to help you
628install Gentoo, or even do it for you), you need to create a user
629account for them and perhaps even provide them with your root password
630(<e>only</e> do that <e>if</e> you <b>fully trust</b> that user).
631</p>
632
633<p>
634To fire up the SSH daemon, execute the following command:
635</p>
636
637<pre caption="Starting the SSH daemon">
638# <i>/etc/init.d/sshd start</i>
639</pre>
640
641<p>
642To be able to use sshd, you first need to set up your networking. Continue with
643the chapter on <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=3">Configuring your Network</uri>.
644</p>
645
646</body>
647</subsection>
648</section> 265</section>
649</sections> 266</sections>

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