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Now that that's out of the way, we may begin the installation.
Now that that's out of the way, we may begin the installation.


'''Preparing the machine'''
'''Preparing the bootloader'''
 
Installing a functional bootloader can be difficult. Luckily, the tow-boot project provides a UEFI-like experience for some arm-based devices. Furthermore, it is not neccesary install this bootloader manually, as it will continue to be useable even after the disk has been reformatted, as long as the bootloader remains unscathed.
 
No-matter where you intend to install gentoo, the bootloader should always be installed on the eMMC flash, although technically the SD card slot could also be used. Either way, install any of the official Manjaro arm disk images to the internal eMMC. You may use a second operating system installed on an SD-card, or the official Pine64 eMMC USB adapter. Boot into this operating system to ensure that the bootloader functions, but after that you have no further need of it. You have the bootloader and that's what's important.


== Kali Linux ==
== Kali Linux ==

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