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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
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>2.6</version> 11<version>7.0</version>
12<date>2005-11-11</date> 12<date>2006-08-30</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>
84</p> 85</p>
85 86
86<p> 87<p>
87If you wish to install Gentoo without a working Internet connection, please use 88If you wish to install Gentoo without a working Internet connection, please use
88the installation instructions described in the <uri 89the installation instructions described in the <uri
89link="2005.1/index.xml">Gentoo 2005.1 Handbooks</uri>. 90link="2006.1/index.xml">Gentoo 2006.1 Handbooks</uri>.
90</p> 91</p>
91 92
92<p> 93<p>
93The two Installation CDs that we currently provide are: 94The two Installation CDs that we currently provide are:
94</p> 95</p>
124<subsection> 125<subsection>
125<title>Gentoo's Minimal Installation CD</title> 126<title>Gentoo's Minimal Installation CD</title>
126<body> 127<body>
127 128
128<p> 129<p>
129The Minimal Installation CD is called <c>install-sparc64-minimal-2005.1.iso</c> 130The Minimal Installation CD is called <c>install-sparc64-minimal-2006.1.iso</c>
130and takes up only 130 MB of diskspace. You can use this Installation CD to 131and takes up only 32 MB of diskspace. You can use this Installation CD to
131install Gentoo, but always with a working Internet connection only. 132install Gentoo, but always with a working Internet connection only.
132</p> 133</p>
133 134
134<table> 135<table>
135<tr> 136<tr>
154<subsection> 155<subsection>
155<title>Gentoo's Universal Installation CD</title> 156<title>Gentoo's Universal Installation CD</title>
156<body> 157<body>
157 158
158<p> 159<p>
159The Universal Installation CD is called 160The Universal Installation CD is called
160<c>install-sparc-universal-2005.1.iso</c> and consumes the entire surface of a 161<c>install-sparc64-universal-2006.1.iso</c> and uses 287 MB. You can use this
161650 MB CD. You can use this Installation CD to install 162Installation CD to install Gentoo, and you can even use it to install Gentoo
162Gentoo, and you can even use it to install Gentoo without a working internet 163without a working internet connection, just in case you want to bring Gentoo to
163connection, just in case you want to bring Gentoo to another PC than the one you 164another PC than the one you are currently installing Gentoo on :)
164are currently installing Gentoo on :)
165</p> 165</p>
166 166
167<table> 167<table>
168<tr> 168<tr>
169 <th>Universal Installation CD</th> 169 <th>Universal Installation CD</th>
237 237
238<p> 238<p>
239You can download any of the Installation CDs (and, if you want to, a Packages 239You can download any of the Installation CDs (and, if you want to, a Packages
240CD as well) from one of our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The 240CD as well) from one of our <uri link="/main/en/mirrors.xml">mirrors</uri>. The
241Installation CDs are located in the 241Installation CDs are located in the
242<path>releases/sparc/2005.1/sparc64/installcd</path> directory. 242<path>releases/sparc/2006.1/sparc64/installcd</path> directory.
243</p> 243</p>
244 244
245<p> 245<p>
246Inside that directory you'll find ISO-files. Those are full CD images which you 246Inside that directory you'll find ISO-files. Those are full CD images which you
247can write on a CD-R. 247can write on a CD-R.
248</p> 248</p>
249 249
250<p> 250<p>
251In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can check its 251In case you wonder if your downloaded file is corrupted or not, you can check its
252MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as 252MD5 checksum and compare it with the MD5 checksum we provide (such as
253<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2005.1.iso.md5</path>). You can check the MD5 253<path>install-sparc64-minimal-2006.1.iso.DIGESTS</path>). You can check the MD5
254checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri 254checksum with the <c>md5sum</c> tool under Linux/Unix or <uri
255link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows. 255link="http://www.etree.org/md5com.html">md5sum</uri> for Windows.
256</p> 256</p>
257 257
258<p> 258<p>
260verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with 260verify the cryptographic signature that we provide (the file ending with
261<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key: 261<path>.asc</path>). Download the signature file and obtain the public key:
262</p> 262</p>
263 263
264<pre caption="Obtaining the public key"> 264<pre caption="Obtaining the public key">
265$ <i>gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 17072058</i> 265$ <i>gpg --keyserver subkeys.pgp.net --recv-keys 17072058</i>
266</pre> 266</pre>
267 267
268<p> 268<p>
269Now verify the signature: 269Now verify the signature:
270</p> 270</p>
309ok <i>boot cdrom</i> 309ok <i>boot cdrom</i>
310</pre> 310</pre>
311 311
312<p> 312<p>
313You will be greeted by the SILO boot manager (on the Installation CD). Type in 313You will be greeted by the SILO boot manager (on the Installation CD). Type in
314<c>gentoo-2.4</c> and press enter to continue booting the 314<c>gentoo</c> and press enter to continue booting the
315system: 315system:
316</p> 316</p>
317 317
318<pre caption="Continue booting from the Installation CD"> 318<pre caption="Continue booting from the Installation CD">
319boot: <i>gentoo-2.4</i> 319boot: <i>gentoo</i>
320</pre> 320</pre>
321 321
322<p> 322<p>
323Once the Installation CD is booted, you will be automatically logged on to the 323Once the Installation CD is booted, you will be automatically logged on to the
324system. 324system.
413go to a new terminal and log in. 413go to a new terminal and log in.
414</p> 414</p>
415 415
416<p> 416<p>
417If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run 417If you want to view the documentation on the CD you can immediately run
418<c>links2</c> to read it: 418<c>links</c> to read it:
419</p> 419</p>
420 420
421<pre caption="Viewing the on-CD documentation"> 421<pre caption="Viewing the on-CD documentation">
422# <i>links2 /mnt/cdrom/docs/handbook/html/index.html</i> 422# <i>links /mnt/cdrom/docs/handbook/html/index.html</i>
423</pre> 423</pre>
424 424
425<p> 425<p>
426However, it is preferred that you use the online Gentoo Handbook as it will be 426However, it is preferred that you use the online Gentoo Handbook as it will be
427more recent than the one provided on the CD. You can view it using <c>links2</c> 427more recent than the one provided on the CD. You can view it using <c>links</c>
428as well, but only after having completed the <e>Configuring your Network</e> 428as well, but only after having completed the <e>Configuring your Network</e>
429chapter (otherwise you won't be able to go on the Internet to view the 429chapter (otherwise you won't be able to go on the Internet to view the
430document): 430document):
431</p> 431</p>
432 432
433<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation"> 433<pre caption="Viewing the Online Documentation">
434# <i>links2 http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-sparc.xml</i> 434# <i>links http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-sparc.xml</i>
435</pre> 435</pre>
436 436
437<p> 437<p>
438You can go back to your original terminal by pressing <c>Alt-F1</c>. 438You can go back to your original terminal by pressing <c>Alt-F1</c>.
439</p> 439</p>

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