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6<sections> 6<sections>
7<section> 7<section>
8<title>Timezone</title> 8<title>Timezone</title>
9<body> 9<body>
10 10
11<p> 11<p>
12You now need to select your timezone so that your system knows where it is 12You now need to select your timezone so that your system knows where it is
13located. Look for your timezone in <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path>, then make a 13located. Look for your timezone in <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path>, then make a
14symlink to <path>/etc/localtime</path> using <c>ln</c>: 14symlink to <path>/etc/localtime</path> using <c>ln</c>:
15</p> 15</p>
16 16
17<pre caption="Setting the timezone information"> 17<pre caption="Setting the timezone information">
18# <i>ls /usr/share/zoneinfo</i> 18# <i>ls /usr/share/zoneinfo</i>
19<comment>(Suppose you want to use GMT:)</comment> 19<comment>(Suppose you want to use GMT:)</comment>
392<section> 392<section>
393<title>System Information</title> 393<title>System Information</title>
394<body> 394<body>
395 395
396<p> 396<p>
397Gentoo uses <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> for general, system-wide configuration. 397Gentoo uses <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> for general, system-wide configuration.
398Open up <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> and enjoy all the comments in that file :) 398Open up <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> and enjoy all the comments in that file :)
399</p> 399</p>
400 400
401<pre caption="Opening /etc/rc.conf"> 401<pre caption="Opening /etc/rc.conf">
402# <i>nano -w /etc/rc.conf</i> 402# <i>nano -w /etc/rc.conf</i>
403</pre> 403</pre>
404 404
405<p> 405<p>
406As you can see, this file is well commented to help you set up the necessary 406As you can see, this file is well commented to help you set up the necessary
407configuration variables. When you're finished configuring 407configuration variables. Take special care with the <c>KEYMAP</c> setting: if
408<path>/etc/rc.conf</path>, save and exit, then continue with <uri 408you select the wrong <c>KEYMAP</c> you will get weird results when typing on
409your keyboard.
410</p>
411
412<note>
413Users of USB-based SPARC systems and SPARC clones might need to select an i386
414keymap (such as "us") instead of "sunkeymap".
415</note>
416
417<p>
418When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/rc.conf</path>, save and exit, then
409link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Configuring the Bootloader</uri>. 419continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Configuring the Bootloader</uri>.
410</p> 420</p>
411 421
412</body> 422</body>
413</section> 423</section>
414</sections> 424</sections>

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