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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml,v 1.12 2005/12/20 19:12:53 cam Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml,v 1.13 2006/01/10 21:15:20 vanquirius Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-freebsd.xml">
6<title>A short guide to Gentoo/FreeBSD</title> 6<title>A short guide to Gentoo/FreeBSD</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
9 <mail link="ignacio.arquelatour@gmail.com">Ignacio Arque-Latour</mail> 9 <mail link="ignacio.arquelatour@gmail.com">Ignacio Arque-Latour</mail>
10</author> 10</author>
11<author title="Author"> 11<author title="Author">
12 <mail link="citizen428@gentoo.org">Michael Kohl</mail> 12 <mail link="citizen428@gentoo.org">Michael Kohl</mail>
13</author> 13</author>
14<author title="Author"> 14<author title="Author">
15 <mail link="angusyoung@gentoo.org">Otavio R. Piske</mail> 15 <mail link="angusyoung@gentoo.org">Otavio R. Piske</mail>
16</author> 16</author>
17<author title="Author"> 17<author title="Author">
18 <mail link="ka0ttic@gentoo.org">Aaron Walker</mail> 18 <mail link="ka0ttic@gentoo.org">Aaron Walker</mail>
19</author> 19</author>
20 20
21<abstract> 21<abstract>
22This document gives some general information on FreeBSD, as well as 22This document gives some general information on FreeBSD, as well as
23installation instructions for Gentoo/FreeBSD. It also includes some reference 23installation instructions for Gentoo/FreeBSD. It also includes some reference
24for people interested in helping out with development. 24for people interested in helping out with development.
25</abstract> 25</abstract>
26 26
27<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 27<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
28<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 28<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
29<license/> 29<license/>
30 30
31<version>1.9</version> 31<version>2.0</version>
32<date>2005-12-06</date> 32<date>2006-01-10</date>
33 33
34<chapter> 34<chapter>
35<title>Introduction to FreeBSD</title> 35<title>Introduction to FreeBSD</title>
36<section> 36<section>
37<title>What is FreeBSD?</title> 37<title>What is FreeBSD?</title>
38<body> 38<body>
39 39
40<p> 40<p>
41<uri link="http://www.freebsd.org/">FreeBSD</uri> is a free (<uri 41<uri link="http://www.freebsd.org/">FreeBSD</uri> is a free (<uri
42link="http://www.freebsd.org/copyright/freebsd-license.html">license</uri>) 42link="http://www.freebsd.org/copyright/freebsd-license.html">license</uri>)
43Unix-like operating system. Back in 1993 when development of <uri 43Unix-like operating system. Back in 1993 when development of <uri
44link="http://www.386bsd.org/">386BSD</uri> stopped, two projects were born: 44link="http://www.386bsd.org/">386BSD</uri> stopped, two projects were born:
45<uri link="http://www.netbsd.org/">NetBSD</uri>, commonly known to run on a 45<uri link="http://www.netbsd.org/">NetBSD</uri>, commonly known to run on a
46huge number of architetures, and FreeBSD which focuses mainly on the x86 46huge number of architetures, and FreeBSD which focuses mainly on the x86
47platform. FreeBSD is renowned for its stability, performance and security, thus 47platform. FreeBSD is renowned for its stability, performance and security, thus
298</pre> 298</pre>
299 299
300<p> 300<p>
301Now would also be a good time to set up your network connection before the final 301Now would also be a good time to set up your network connection before the final
302reboot. 302reboot.
303</p> 303</p>
304 304
305<pre caption="Setting up your network"> 305<pre caption="Setting up your network">
306# <i>ee /etc/conf.d/net</i> 306# <i>ee /etc/conf.d/net</i>
307<comment>(This is just an example which you have to adjust for your network.)</comment> 307<comment>(This is just an example which you have to adjust for your network.)</comment>
308ifconfig_rl0=("192.168.0.10 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.0.255") 308ifconfig_rl0=("192.168.0.10 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.0.255")
309routes_rl0=("-net 0.0.0.0 -host 192.168.0.1") 309routes_rl0=("-net 0.0.0.0 -host 192.168.0.1")
310</pre> 310</pre>
311 311
312<p> 312<p>
313To change your hostname you have to edit <path>/etc/hostname</path>. 313To have your network interface activated at boot time, you have to add it to the default runlevel.
314</p>
315
316<pre caption="Adding your network adapter to the default runlevel">
317# <i>rc-update add net.rl0 default</i>
318</pre>
319
320<p>
321Your system's hostname can be changed in <path>/etc/hostname</path>.
314</p> 322</p>
315 323
316<pre caption="Setting up the machine's hostname"> 324<pre caption="Setting up the machine's hostname">
317# <i>echo "YOUR_HOSTNAME_HERE" > /etc/hostname</i> 325# <i>echo "YOUR_HOSTNAME_HERE" > /etc/hostname</i>
318</pre> 326</pre>
319 327
320<p> 328<p>
321In case you need to use another keyboard layout for your language, you have to 329In case you need to use another keyboard layout for your language, you have to
322set the correct value in <path>/etc/conf.d/syscons</path>. The following example 330set the correct value in <path>/etc/conf.d/syscons</path>. The following example
323uses the Spanish layout, so you'll have to adjust it to your need if you want to 331uses the Spanish layout, so you'll have to adjust it to your need if you want to
324use another one. 332use another one.
325</p> 333</p>
326 334
327<pre caption="Changing your keyboard layout (Optional)"> 335<pre caption="Changing your keyboard layout (Optional)">
328# <i>ee /etc/conf.d/syscons</i> 336# <i>ee /etc/conf.d/syscons</i>

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