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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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9<sections> 9<sections>
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11<abstract> 11<abstract>
12You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter 12You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
13you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to 13you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
14proceed. 14proceed.
15</abstract> 15</abstract>
16 16
17<version>9.3</version> 17<version>9.4</version>
18<date>2009-02-11</date> 18<date>2009-08-05</date>
19 19
20<section> 20<section>
21<title>Filesystem Information</title> 21<title>Filesystem Information</title>
22<subsection> 22<subsection>
23<title>What is fstab?</title> 23<title>What is fstab?</title>
24<body> 24<body>
25 25
26<p> 26<p>
27Under Linux, all partitions used by the system must be listed in 27Under Linux, all partitions used by the system must be listed in
28<path>/etc/fstab</path>. This file contains the mount points of those partitions 28<path>/etc/fstab</path>. This file contains the mount points of those partitions
29(where they are seen in the file system structure), how they should be mounted 29(where they are seen in the file system structure), how they should be mounted
30and with what special options (automatically or not, whether users can mount 30and with what special options (automatically or not, whether users can mount
31them or not, etc.) 31them or not, etc.)
32</p> 32</p>
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450<p> 450<p>
451Gentoo uses <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path> to handle keyboard configuration. 451Gentoo uses <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path> to handle keyboard configuration.
452Edit it to configure your keyboard. 452Edit it to configure your keyboard.
453</p> 453</p>
454 454
455<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/keymaps"> 455<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/keymaps">
456# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/keymaps</i> 456# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/keymaps</i>
457</pre> 457</pre>
458 458
459<p> 459<p>
460Take special care with the <c>KEYMAP</c> variable. If you select the wrong 460Take special care with the <c>KEYMAP</c> variable. If you select the wrong
461<c>KEYMAP</c>, you will get weird results when typing on your keyboard. 461<c>KEYMAP</c>, you will get weird results when typing on your keyboard.
462</p> 462</p>
463 463
464<note test="substring(func:keyval('arch'),1,3)='PPC'"> 464<note test="substring(func:keyval('arch'),1,3)='PPC'">
465PPC uses x86 keymaps on most systems. Users who want to be able to use ADB 465PPC uses x86 keymaps on most systems.
466keymaps on boot have to enable ADB keycode sendings in their kernel and have to
467set a mac/ppc keymap in <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path>.
468</note> 466</note>
469 467
470<p> 468<p>
471When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path>, save and 469When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path>, save and
472exit. 470exit.
473</p> 471</p>
474 472
475<p> 473<p>
476Gentoo uses <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path> to set clock options. Edit it 474Gentoo uses <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path> to set clock options. Edit it
477according to your needs. 475according to your needs.
478</p> 476</p>
479 477
480<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/clock"> 478<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/clock">
481# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i> 479# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i>
482</pre> 480</pre>

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