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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>8.3</version> 17<version>9.0</version>
18<date>2007-08-01</date> 18<date>2008-04-01</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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511 511
512<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/clock"> 512<pre caption="Opening /etc/conf.d/clock">
513# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i> 513# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i>
514</pre> 514</pre>
515 515
516<p> 516<p>
517If your hardware clock is not using UTC, you need to add <c>CLOCK="local"</c> 517If your hardware clock is not using UTC, you need to add <c>CLOCK="local"</c>
518to the file. Otherwise you will notice some clock skew. 518to the file. Otherwise you will notice some clock skew.
519</p> 519</p>
520 520
521<p> 521<p>
522You should define the timezone that you previously copied to 522You should define the timezone that you previously copied to
523<path>/etc/localtime</path> so that further upgrades of the 523<path>/etc/localtime</path> so that further upgrades of the
524<c>sys-libs/timezone-data</c> package can update <path>/etc/localtime</path> 524<c>sys-libs/timezone-data</c> package can update <path>/etc/localtime</path>
525automatically. For instance, if you used the GMT timezone, you would add 525automatically. For instance, if you used the GMT timezone, you would add
526<c>TIMEZONE="GMT"</c>. 526<c>TIMEZONE="GMT"</c>
527</p> 527</p>
528 528
529<p> 529<p>
530When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path>, save and 530When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path>, save and
531exit. 531exit.
532</p> 532</p>
533 533
534<p test="not(func:keyval('arch')='PPC64')"> 534<p test="not(func:keyval('arch')='PPC64')">
535Please continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary System 535Please continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary System
536Tools</uri>. 536Tools</uri>.
537</p> 537</p>
538 538
539</body> 539</body>
540</subsection> 540</subsection>
541<subsection test="func:keyval('arch')='PPC64'"> 541<subsection test="func:keyval('arch')='PPC64'">

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