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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 1.72 2005/08/15 09:00:27 swift Exp $ --> 7<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-config.xml,v 1.73 2005/09/21 19:30:32 jkt Exp $ -->
8 8
9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>2.13</version> 11<version>2.14</version>
12<date>2005-08-15</date> 12<date>2005-09-21</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
486When 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
487exit. 487exit.
488</p> 488</p>
489 489
490<p> 490<p>
491Gentoo 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
492according to your needs. 492according to your needs.
493</p> 493</p>
494 494
495<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/clock"> 495<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/clock">
496# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i> 496# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i>
497</pre> 497</pre>
498 498
499<p> 499<p>
500If 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
501the file. Otherwise you will notice some clock skew. 501the file. Otherwise you will notice some clock skew. Furthermore, Windows
502assumes that your hardware clock uses local time, so if you want to dualboot,
503you should set this variable appropriately, otherwise your clock will go crazy.
502</p> 504</p>
503 505
504<p> 506<p>
505When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path>, save and 507When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path>, save and
506exit. 508exit.
507</p> 509</p>
508 510
509<p> 511<p>
510If you are not installing Gentoo on IBM PPC64 hardware, continue with 512If you are not installing Gentoo on IBM PPC64 hardware, continue with
511<uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary System Tools</uri>. 513<uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary System Tools</uri>.
512</p> 514</p>
513 515
514</body> 516</body>
515</subsection> 517</subsection>
516<subsection> 518<subsection>

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