Handbook:SPARC/Blocks/HWReqs

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Sparc System Please check the Gentoo Linux/SPARC64 compatibility list or the UltraLinux FAQ
CPU Currently support is limited to SPARC64 CPUs
Memory 64 MB
Disk space 1.5 GB (excluding swap space)
Swap space At least 256 MB

Installation method

Below we cover how to install Gentoo Linux on a sparc system using the minimal installation CD. Gentoo also supports installation from a TFTP netboot image. For more information, please see the Sparc/Netboot article for setting up a netboot server, and find the TFTPBoot images on the Gentoo mirrors under experimental/sparc/tftpboot/sparc64/.