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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>8.2</version> 17<version>8.1</version>
18<date>2007-05-19</date> 18<date>2007-05-15</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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533<p> 533<p>
534Gentoo uses <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path> to set clock options. Edit it 534Gentoo uses <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path> to set clock options. Edit it
535according to your needs. 535according to your needs.
536</p> 536</p>
537 537
538<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/clock"> 538<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/clock">
539# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i> 539# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i>
540</pre> 540</pre>
541 541
542<p> 542<p>
543If your hardware clock is not using UTC, you need to add <c>CLOCK="local"</c> 543If your hardware clock is not using UTC, you need to add <c>CLOCK="local"</c>
544to the file. Otherwise you will notice some clock skew. 544to the file. Otherwise you will notice some clock skew.
545</p> 545</p>
546 546
547<p> 547<p>
548You should define the timezone that you previously copied to
549<path>/etc/localtime</path> so that further upgrades of the
550<c>sys-libs/timezone-data</c> package can update <path>/etc/localtime</path>
551automatically. For instance, if you used the GMT timezone, you would add
552<c>TIMEZONE="GMT"</c>
553</p>
554
555<p>
548When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path>, save and 556When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path>, save and
549exit. 557exit.
550</p> 558</p>
551 559
552<p test="not(func:keyval('arch')='PPC64')"> 560<p test="not(func:keyval('arch')='PPC64')">
553Please continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary System 561Please continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary System
554Tools</uri>. 562Tools</uri>.
555</p> 563</p>
556 564
557</body> 565</body>
558</subsection> 566</subsection>
559<subsection test="func:keyval('arch')='PPC64'"> 567<subsection test="func:keyval('arch')='PPC64'">
560<title>Configuring the Console</title> 568<title>Configuring the Console</title>
561<body> 569<body>
562 570

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