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155able to mount your partitions. Also select <c>Virtual memory</c>, <c>/proc 155able to mount your partitions. Also select <c>Virtual memory</c>, <c>/proc
156file system</c>, <c>/dev file system</c> + <c>Automatically mount at boot</c>: 156file system</c>, <c>/dev file system</c> + <c>Automatically mount at boot</c>:
157</p> 157</p>
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159<pre caption="Selecting necessary file systems"> 159<pre caption="Selecting necessary file systems">
160<comment>(With a 2.4.x kernel)</comment>
160File systems ---&gt; 161File systems ---&gt;
161 [*] Virtual memory file system support (former shm fs) 162 [*] Virtual memory file system support (former shm fs)
162 [*] /proc file system support 163 [*] /proc file system support
163 [*] /dev file system support (EXPERIMENTAL) 164 [*] /dev file system support (EXPERIMENTAL)
164 [*] Automatically mount at boot 165 [*] Automatically mount at boot
165
166<comment>(Deselect the following unless you have a 2.6 kernel)</comment>
167 [ ] /dev/pts file system for Unix98 PTYs 166 [ ] /dev/pts file system for Unix98 PTYs
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168<comment>(With a 2.6.x kernel)</comment>
169File systems ---&gt;
170 Pseudo Filesystems ---&gt;
171 [*] /proc file system support
172 [*] /dev file system support (OBSOLETE)
173 [*] Automatically mount at boot
174 [*] /dev/pts file system for Unix98 PTYs
175 [*] Virtual memory file system support (former shm fs)
168 176
169<comment>(Select one or more of the following options as needed by your system)</comment> 177<comment>(Select one or more of the following options as needed by your system)</comment>
170 &lt;*&gt; Reiserfs support 178 &lt;*&gt; Reiserfs support
171 &lt;*&gt; Ext3 journalling file system support 179 &lt;*&gt; Ext3 journalling file system support
172 &lt;*&gt; JFS filesystem support 180 &lt;*&gt; JFS filesystem support
173 &lt;*&gt; Second extended fs support 181 &lt;*&gt; Second extended fs support
174 &lt;*&gt; XFS filesystem support 182 &lt;*&gt; XFS filesystem support
175</pre> 183</pre>
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177<note>
178Users of a 2.6 kernel will find some of the mentioned options under <c>Pseudo
179filesystems</c> which is a subpart of <c>File systems</c>.
180</note>
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182<p> 185<p>
183If you are using PPPoE to connect to the Internet or you are using a dial-up 186If you are using PPPoE to connect to the Internet or you are using a dial-up
184modem, you will need the following options in the kernel: 187modem, you will need the following options in the kernel:
185</p> 188</p>
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187<pre caption="Selecting PPPoE necessary drivers"> 190<pre caption="Selecting PPPoE necessary drivers">
191<comment>(With a 2.4.x kernel)</comment>
188Network device support ---&gt; 192Network device support ---&gt;
189 &lt;*&gt; PPP (point-to-point protocol) support 193 &lt;*&gt; PPP (point-to-point protocol) support
190 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for async serial ports 194 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for async serial ports
191 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for sync tty ports 195 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for sync tty ports
192</pre>
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194<note> 197<comment>(With a 2.6.x kernel)</comment>
195Users of a 2.6 kernel will find the mentioned options under <c>Networking 198Device Drivers ---&gt;
196support</c> which is a subpart of <c>Device Drivers</c>. 199 Networking support ---&gt;
197</note> 200 &lt;*&gt; PPP (point-to-point protocol) support
201 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for async serial ports
202 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for sync tty ports
203</pre>
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199<p> 205<p>
200The two compression options won't harm but are not definitely needed, neither 206The two compression options won't harm but are not definitely needed, neither
201does the <c>PPP over Ethernet</c> option, that might only be used by 207does the <c>PPP over Ethernet</c> option, that might only be used by
202<c>rp-pppoe</c> when configured to do kernel mode PPPoE. 208<c>rp-pppoe</c> when configured to do kernel mode PPPoE.
203</p> 209</p>
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205<note>
206Users of a 2.6 kernel will find the mentioned options under <c>Device
207Drivers</c>.
208</note>
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210<p> 211<p>
211If you require it, don't forget to include support in the kernel for your 212If you require it, don't forget to include support in the kernel for your
212ethernet card. 213ethernet card.
213</p> 214</p>

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