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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>
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>
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>. If you use rp-pppoe (e.g. for ADSL), set it to <c>up</c>.
248If you need to setup your network manually and you're 248If you need to setup your network manually and you're
249not 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
250link="?part=1&amp;chap=3#doc_chap4_sect3">Understanding Network 250link="?part=1&amp;chap=3#doc_chap4_sect3">Understanding Network
251Terminology</uri> if you haven't done so already. 251Terminology</uri> if you haven't done so already.
252</p> 252</p>
253 253
254<p> 254<p>
255So let us give two examples; the first one uses DHCP, the second one a static IP 255So let us give three examples; the first one uses DHCP, the second one a static
256(192.168.0.2) with netmask 255.255.255.0, broadcast 192.168.0.255 and gateway 256IP (192.168.0.2) with netmask 255.255.255.0, broadcast 192.168.0.255 and
257192.168.0.1: 257gateway 192.168.0.1 while the third one just activates the interface for
258rp-pppoe usage:
258</p> 259</p>
259 260
260<pre caption="Examples for /etc/conf.d/net"> 261<pre caption="Examples for /etc/conf.d/net">
261<comment>(For DHCP:)</comment> 262<comment>(For DHCP:)</comment>
262iface_eth0="dhcp" 263iface_eth0="dhcp"
263 264
264<comment>(For static IP:)</comment> 265<comment>(For static IP:)</comment>
265iface_eth0="192.168.0.2 broadcast 192.168.0.255 netmask 255.255.255.0" 266iface_eth0="192.168.0.2 broadcast 192.168.0.255 netmask 255.255.255.0"
266gateway="eth0/192.168.0.1" 267gateway="eth0/192.168.0.1"
268
269<comment>(For rp-pppoe:)</comment>
270iface_eth0="up"
267</pre> 271</pre>
268 272
269<p> 273<p>
270If you have several network interfaces, create extra <c>iface_eth</c> variables, 274If you have several network interfaces, create extra <c>iface_eth</c> variables,
271like <c>iface_eth1</c>, <c>iface_eth2</c> etc. The <c>gateway</c> variable 275like <c>iface_eth1</c>, <c>iface_eth2</c> etc. The <c>gateway</c> variable
272shouldn't be reproduced as you can only set one gateway per computer. 276shouldn't be reproduced as you can only set one gateway per computer.
273</p> 277</p>
274 278
275<p> 279<p>
276Now save the configuration and exit to continue. 280Now save the configuration and exit to continue.
277</p> 281</p>
278 282
279</body> 283</body>
280</subsection> 284</subsection>
281<subsection> 285<subsection>

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