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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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4<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 4<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
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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 $ --> 7<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-config.xml,v 1.21 2004/02/03 10:18:07 swift Exp $ -->
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9<sections> 9<sections>
10<section> 10<section>
11<title>Filesystem Information</title> 11<title>Filesystem Information</title>
12<subsection> 12<subsection>
13<title>What is fstab?</title> 13<title>What is fstab?</title>
14<body> 14<body>
15 15
16<p> 16<p>
17Under Linux, all partitions used by the system must be listed in 17Under Linux, all partitions used by the system must be listed in
18<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
19(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
20(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,
21etc.). 21etc.).
22</p> 22</p>
232<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/net for editing"> 232<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/net for editing">
233# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/net</i> 233# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/net</i>
234</pre> 234</pre>
235 235
236<p> 236<p>
237The first variable you'll find is <c>iface_eth0</c>. It uses the following 237The first variable you'll find is <c>iface_eth0</c>. It uses the following
238syntax: 238syntax:
239</p> 239</p>
240 240
241<pre caption="iface_eth0 syntaxis"> 241<pre caption="iface_eth0 syntaxis">
242iface_eth0="<i>&lt;your ip address&gt;</i> broadcast <i>&lt;your broadcast address&gt;</i> netmask <i>&lt;your netmask&gt;</i>" 242iface_eth0="<i>&lt;your ip address&gt;</i> broadcast <i>&lt;your broadcast address&gt;</i> netmask <i>&lt;your netmask&gt;</i>"
243</pre> 243</pre>
244 244
245<p> 245<p>
246If you use DHCP (automatic IP retrieval), you should just set <c>iface_eth0</c> 246If you use DHCP (automatic IP retrieval), you should just set <c>iface_eth0</c>
247to <c>dhcp</c>. If you use rp-pppoe (e.g. for ADSL), set it to <c>up</c>.
247to <c>dhcp</c>. However, if you need to setup your network manually and you're 248If you need to setup your network manually and you're
248not familiar with all the above terms, please read the section on <uri 249not familiar with all the above terms, please read the section on <uri
249link="?part=1&amp;chap=3#doc_chap4_sect3">Understanding Network 250link="?part=1&amp;chap=3#doc_chap4_sect3">Understanding Network
250Terminology</uri> if you haven't done so already. 251Terminology</uri> if you haven't done so already.
251</p> 252</p>
252 253
253<p> 254<p>
254So let us give two examples; the first one uses DHCP, the second one a static IP 255So let us give two examples; the first one uses DHCP, the second one a static IP
255(192.168.0.2) with netmask 255.255.255.0, broadcast 192.168.0.255 and gateway 256(192.168.0.2) with netmask 255.255.255.0, broadcast 192.168.0.255 and gateway
256192.168.0.1: 257192.168.0.1:
257</p> 258</p>
258 259
259<pre caption="Examples for /etc/conf.d/net"> 260<pre caption="Examples for /etc/conf.d/net">
260<comment>(For DHCP:)</comment> 261<comment>(For DHCP:)</comment>
261iface_eth0="dhcp" 262iface_eth0="dhcp"
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