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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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7<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-config.xml,v 1.19 2004/01/09 20:59:21 swift Exp $ --> 7<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-config.xml,v 1.20 2004/01/19 18:48:52 swift Exp $ -->
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9<sections> 9<sections>
10<section>
11<title>Timezone</title>
12<body>
13
14<p>
15You now need to select your timezone so that your system knows where it is
16located. Look for your timezone in <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path>, then make a
17symlink to <path>/etc/localtime</path> using <c>ln</c>:
18</p>
19
20<pre caption="Setting the timezone information">
21# <i>ls /usr/share/zoneinfo</i>
22<comment>(Suppose you want to use GMT:)</comment>
23# <i>ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/GMT /etc/localtime</i>
24</pre>
25
26</body>
27</section>
28<section> 10<section>
29<title>Filesystem Information</title> 11<title>Filesystem Information</title>
30<subsection> 12<subsection>
31<title>What is fstab?</title> 13<title>What is fstab?</title>
32<body> 14<body>
33 15
34<p> 16<p>
35Under Linux, all partitions used by the system must be listed in 17Under Linux, all partitions used by the system must be listed in
36<path>/etc/fstab</path>. This file contains the mountpoints of those partitions 18<path>/etc/fstab</path>. This file contains the mountpoints of those partitions
37(where they are seen in the file system structure), how they should be mounted 19(where they are seen in the file system structure), how they should be mounted
38(special options) and when (automatically or not, can users mount those or not, 20(special options) and when (automatically or not, can users mount those or not,
39etc.). 21etc.).
40</p> 22</p>
41 23
42</body> 24</body>
350<p> 332<p>
351If your system is the only system (or the nameservers handle all name 333If your system is the only system (or the nameservers handle all name
352resolution) a single line is sufficient: 334resolution) a single line is sufficient:
353</p> 335</p>
354 336
355<pre caption="/etc/hosts for lonely or fully integrated PCs"> 337<pre caption="/etc/hosts for lonely or fully integrated PCs">
356127.0.0.1 localhost tux 338127.0.0.1 localhost tux
357</pre> 339</pre>
358 340
359<p> 341<p>
360Save and exit the editor to continue. 342Save and exit the editor to continue.
361</p> 343</p>
362 344
363<p> 345<p>
364If you don't have PCMCIA, you can now continue with <uri 346If you don't have PCMCIA, you can now continue with <uri
365link="#doc_chap4">System Information</uri>. PCMCIA-users should read the 347link="#doc_chap3">System Information</uri>. PCMCIA-users should read the
366following topic on PCMCIA. 348following topic on PCMCIA.
367</p> 349</p>
368 350
369</body> 351</body>
370</subsection> 352</subsection>
371<subsection> 353<subsection>
372<title>Optional: Get PCMCIA Working</title> 354<title>Optional: Get PCMCIA Working</title>
373<body> 355<body>
374 356
375<p> 357<p>
376PCMCIA-users should first install the <c>pcmcia-cs</c> package: 358PCMCIA-users should first install the <c>pcmcia-cs</c> package:
377</p> 359</p>
378 360
379<pre caption="Installing pcmcia-cs"> 361<pre caption="Installing pcmcia-cs">
380# <i>emerge --usepkg pcmcia-cs</i> 362# <i>emerge --usepkg pcmcia-cs</i>

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