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2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
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8 8
9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>2.10</version> 11<version>2.11</version>
12<date>2005-06-28</date> 12<date>2005-08-09</date>
13 13
14<section> 14<section>
15<title>Filesystem Information</title> 15<title>Filesystem Information</title>
16<subsection> 16<subsection>
17<title>What is fstab?</title> 17<title>What is fstab?</title>
18<body> 18<body>
19 19
20<p> 20<p>
21Under Linux, all partitions used by the system must be listed in 21Under Linux, all partitions used by the system must be listed in
22<path>/etc/fstab</path>. This file contains the mountpoints of those partitions 22<path>/etc/fstab</path>. This file contains the mountpoints of those partitions
23(where they are seen in the file system structure), how they should be mounted 23(where they are seen in the file system structure), how they should be mounted
24and with what special options (automatically or not, whether users can mount 24and with what special options (automatically or not, whether users can mount
25them or not, etc.) 25them or not, etc.)
26</p> 26</p>
27 27
464Gentoo uses <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path> to handle keyboard configuration. 464Gentoo uses <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path> to handle keyboard configuration.
465Edit it to configure your keyboard. 465Edit it to configure your keyboard.
466</p> 466</p>
467 467
468<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/keymaps"> 468<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/keymaps">
469# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/keymaps</i> 469# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/keymaps</i>
470</pre> 470</pre>
471 471
472<p> 472<p>
473Take special care with the <c>KEYMAP</c> variable. If you select the wrong 473Take special care with the <c>KEYMAP</c> variable. If you select the wrong
474<c>KEYMAP</c>, you will get weird results when typing on your keyboard. 474<c>KEYMAP</c>, you will get weird results when typing on your keyboard.
475</p> 475</p>
476 476
477<note> 477<note>
478Users of USB-based <b>SPARC</b> systems and <b>SPARC</b> clones might need to 478Users of USB-based <b>SPARC</b> systems and <b>SPARC</b> clones might need to
479select an i386 keymap (such as "us") instead of "sunkeymap". 479select an i386 keymap (such as "us") instead of "sunkeymap". <b>PPC</b> uses x86
480keymaps on most systems. Users who want to be able to use ADB keymaps on boot
481have to enable ADB keycode sendings in their kernel and have to set a mac/ppc
482keymap in <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path>.
480</note> 483</note>
481
482<p>
483<b>PPC</b> uses x86 keymaps on most systems. Users who want to be able to use
484ADB keymaps on boot have to enable ADB keycode sendings in their kernel and have
485to set a mac/ppc keymap in <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path>.
486</p>
487 484
488<p> 485<p>
489When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path>, save and 486When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path>, save and
490exit. 487exit.
491</p> 488</p>
492 489
493<p> 490<p>
494Gentoo uses <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path> to set clock options. Edit it 491Gentoo uses <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path> to set clock options. Edit it
495according to your needs. 492according to your needs.
496</p> 493</p>
497 494
498<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/clock"> 495<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/clock">
499# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i> 496# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i>
500</pre> 497</pre>
501 498
502<p> 499<p>
503If your hardware clock is not using UTC, you need to add <c>CLOCK="local"</c> to 500If your hardware clock is not using UTC, you need to add <c>CLOCK="local"</c> to
504the file. Otherwise you will notice some clock skew. 501the file. Otherwise you will notice some clock skew.
505</p> 502</p>
506 503
507<p> 504<p>
508When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path>, save and 505When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path>, save and
509exit. 506exit.
510</p> 507</p>
511 508
512<p> 509<p>
513If you are not installing Gentoo on an IBM POWER5 or JS20 system, continue with 510If you are not installing Gentoo on IBM PPC64 hardware, continue with
514<uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary System Tools</uri>. 511<uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary System Tools</uri>.
515</p> 512</p>
516 513
517</body> 514</body>
518</subsection> 515</subsection>
519<subsection> 516<subsection>
520<title>Configuring the Console</title> 517<title>Configuring the Console</title>
521<body> 518<body>
522 519
523<note> 520<note>
524The following section applies to the IBM POWER5 and JS20 hardware platforms. 521The following section applies to the IBM PPC64 hardware platforms.
525</note> 522</note>
526 523
527<p> 524<p>
528If you are running Gentoo in an LPAR or on a JS20 blade, you must uncomment the 525If you are running Gentoo on IBM PPC64 hardware and using a virtual console
529hvc line in <path>/etc/inittab</path> for the virtual console to spawn a login 526you must uncomment the appropriate line in <path>/etc/inittab</path> for the
530prompt. 527virtual console to spawn a login prompt.
531</p> 528</p>
532 529
533<pre caption="Enabling hvc support in /etc/inittab"> 530<pre caption="Enabling hvc or hvsi support in /etc/inittab">
534hvc:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -nl /bin/bashlogin 9600 hvc0 vt220 531hvc0:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -L 9600 hvc0
532hvsi:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -L 19200 hvsi0
533</pre>
534
535<p>
536You should also take this time to verify that the appropriate console is
537listed in /etc/securetty.
535</pre> 538</p>
536 539
537<p> 540<p>
538You may now continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary 541You may now continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary
539System Tools</uri>. 542System Tools</uri>.
540</p> 543</p>
541 544
542</body> 545</body>
543</subsection> 546</subsection>
544</section> 547</section>
545</sections> 548</sections>

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