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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>
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11<abstract> 11<abstract>
12You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter 12You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
13you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to 13you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
14proceed. 14proceed.
15</abstract> 15</abstract>
16 16
17<version>7.5</version> 17<version>7.6</version>
18<date>2006-11-02</date> 18<date>2006-11-27</date>
19 19
20<section> 20<section>
21<title>Filesystem Information</title> 21<title>Filesystem Information</title>
22<subsection> 22<subsection>
23<title>What is fstab?</title> 23<title>What is fstab?</title>
24<body> 24<body>
25 25
26<p> 26<p>
27Under Linux, all partitions used by the system must be listed in 27Under Linux, all partitions used by the system must be listed in
28<path>/etc/fstab</path>. This file contains the mount points of those partitions 28<path>/etc/fstab</path>. This file contains the mount points of those partitions
29(where they are seen in the file system structure), how they should be mounted 29(where they are seen in the file system structure), how they should be mounted
30and with what special options (automatically or not, whether users can mount 30and with what special options (automatically or not, whether users can mount
31them or not, etc.) 31them or not, etc.)
32</p> 32</p>
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260<p> 260<p>
261If you have a NIS domain (if you don't know what that is, then you don't have 261If you have a NIS domain (if you don't know what that is, then you don't have
262one), you need to define that one too: 262one), you need to define that one too:
263</p> 263</p>
264 264
265<pre caption="Setting the NIS domainname"> 265<pre caption="Setting the NIS domainname">
266# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/net</i> 266# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/net</i>
267 267
268<comment>(Set the nis_domain variable to your NIS domain name)</comment> 268<comment>(Set the nis_domain variable to your NIS domain name)</comment>
269nis_domain_lo="<i>my-nisdomain</i>" 269nis_domain_lo="<i>my-nisdomain</i>"
270</pre> 270</pre>
271 271
272<note> 272<note>
273For more information on configuring DNS and NIS, please read the examples 273For more information on configuring DNS and NIS, please read the examples
274provided in <path>/etc/conf.d/net.example</path>. 274provided in <path>/etc/conf.d/net.example</path>. Also, you may want to emerge
275<c>resolvconf-gentoo</c> to help manage your DNS/NIS setup.
275</note> 276</note>
276 277
277</body> 278</body>
278</subsection> 279</subsection>
279<subsection> 280<subsection>
280<title>Configuring your Network</title> 281<title>Configuring your Network</title>
281<body> 282<body>
282 283
283<p> 284<p>
284Before you get that "Hey, we've had that already"-feeling, you should remember 285Before you get that "Hey, we've had that already"-feeling, you should remember
285that the networking you set up in the beginning of the Gentoo installation was 286that the networking you set up in the beginning of the Gentoo installation was
286just for the installation. Right now you are going to configure networking for 287just for the installation. Right now you are going to configure networking for
287your Gentoo system permanently. 288your Gentoo system permanently.
288</p> 289</p>
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