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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>15</version> 17<version>16</version>
18<date>2011-10-30</date> 18<date>2012-02-22</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>
33 33
490 490
491<p> 491<p>
492If your hardware clock is not using UTC, you need to add <c>clock="local"</c> 492If your hardware clock is not using UTC, you need to add <c>clock="local"</c>
493to the file. Otherwise you will notice some clock skew. 493to the file. Otherwise you will notice some clock skew.
494</p> 494</p>
495 495
496<p> 496<p>
497When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/hwclock</path>, save and 497When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/hwclock</path>, save and
498exit. 498exit.
499</p> 499</p>
500 500
501<p> 501<p>
502You should define the timezone that you previously copied to 502You should define the timezone that you previously copied to
503<path>/etc/localtime</path> in the <path>/etc/timezone</path> file so that 503<path>/etc/localtime</path> in the <path>/etc/timezone</path> file so that
504further upgrades of the <c>sys-libs/timezone-data</c> package can update 504further upgrades of the <c>sys-libs/timezone-data</c> package can update
505<path>/etc/localtime</path> automatically. For instance, if you used the GMT 505<path>/etc/localtime</path> automatically. For instance, if you used the
506timezone, you would write <c>GMT</c> in the <path>/etc/timezone</path> file. 506Europe/Brussels timezone, you would write <c>Europe/Brussels</c> in the
507<path>/etc/timezone</path> file.
507</p> 508</p>
508 509
509<p test="not(func:keyval('arch')='PPC64')"> 510<p test="not(func:keyval('arch')='PPC64')">
510Please continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary System 511Please continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary System
511Tools</uri>. 512Tools</uri>.
512</p> 513</p>
513 514
514</body> 515</body>
515</subsection> 516</subsection>
516<subsection test="func:keyval('arch')='PPC64'"> 517<subsection test="func:keyval('arch')='PPC64'">
517<title>Configuring the Console</title> 518<title>Configuring the Console</title>
518<body> 519<body>
519 520
520<p> 521<p>
521If you are using a virtual console, you must uncomment the appropriate line in 522If you are using a virtual console, you must uncomment the appropriate line in

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