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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>17</version> 17<version>18</version>
18<date>2012-03-28</date> 18<date>2012-04-06</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
426<p> 426<p>
427First we set the root password by typing: 427First we set the root password by typing:
428</p> 428</p>
429 429
430<pre caption="Setting the root password"> 430<pre caption="Setting the root password">
431# <i>passwd</i> 431# <i>passwd</i>
432</pre> 432</pre>
433 433
434</body> 434</body>
435</subsection> 435</subsection>
436<subsection> 436<subsection>
437<title>System Information</title> 437<title>System Information</title>
438<body> 438<body>
439 439
440<p> 440<p>
441Gentoo uses <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> and <path>/etc/conf.d/rc</path> to 441Gentoo uses <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> to configure the services, startup,
442configure the services, startup, and shutdown of your system. Open up 442and shutdown of your system. Open up <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> and enjoy all
443<path>/etc/rc.conf</path> and <path>/etc/conf.d/rc</path> and enjoy all the
444comments in those files. 443the comments in the file.
445</p> 444</p>
446 445
447<pre caption="Configuring services"> 446<pre caption="Configuring services">
448# <i>nano -w /etc/rc.conf</i> 447# <i>nano -w /etc/rc.conf</i>
449# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/rc</i>
450</pre> 448</pre>
451 449
452<p> 450<p>
453When you're finished configuring these two files, save them and exit. 451When you're finished configuring these two files, save them and exit.
454</p> 452</p>
455 453
456<p> 454<p>
457Gentoo uses <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path> to handle keyboard configuration. 455Gentoo uses <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path> to handle keyboard configuration.
458Edit it to configure your keyboard. 456Edit it to configure your keyboard.
459</p> 457</p>
460 458
461<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/keymaps"> 459<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/keymaps">
462# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/keymaps</i> 460# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/keymaps</i>
463</pre> 461</pre>
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