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6<sections> 9<sections>
7<section>
8<title>Timezone</title>
9<body>
10
11<p>
12You now need to select your timezone so that your system knows where it is
13located. Look for your timezone in <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path>, then make a
14symlink to <path>/etc/localtime</path> using <c>ln</c>:
15</p>
16
17<pre caption="Setting the timezone information">
18# <i>ls /usr/share/zoneinfo</i>
19<comment>(Suppose you want to use GMT:)</comment>
20# <i>ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/GMT /etc/localtime</i>
21</pre>
22
23</body>
24</section>
25<section> 10<section>
26<title>Filesystem Information</title> 11<title>Filesystem Information</title>
27<subsection> 12<subsection>
28<title>What is fstab?</title> 13<title>What is fstab?</title>
29<body> 14<body>
41<subsection> 26<subsection>
42<title>Creating /etc/fstab</title> 27<title>Creating /etc/fstab</title>
43<body> 28<body>
44 29
45<p> 30<p>
46<path>/etc/fstab</path> uses a special syntaxis. Every line consists of six 31<path>/etc/fstab</path> uses a special syntax. Every line consists of six
47fields, separated by whitespace (space(s), tabs or a mixture). Each field has 32fields, separated by whitespace (space(s), tabs or a mixture). Each field has
48its own meaning: 33its own meaning:
49</p> 34</p>
50 35
51<ul> 36<ul>
69<li> 54<li>
70 The fifth field is used by <c>dump</c> to determine if the partition needs to 55 The fifth field is used by <c>dump</c> to determine if the partition needs to
71 be <b>dump</b>ed or not. You can generally leave this as <c>0</c> (zero). 56 be <b>dump</b>ed or not. You can generally leave this as <c>0</c> (zero).
72</li> 57</li>
73<li> 58<li>
74 The sixth field is used by <c>fsck</c> the order in which filesystems should 59 The sixth field is used by <c>fsck</c> to determine the order in which
75 be <b>check</b>ed if the system wasn't shut down properly. The root filesystem 60 filesystems should be <b>check</b>ed if the system wasn't shut down properly.
76 should have <c>1</c> while the rest should have <c>2</c> (or <c>0</c> in case 61 The root filesystem should have <c>1</c> while the rest should have <c>2</c>
77 a filesystem check isn't necessary). 62 (or <c>0</c> in case a filesystem check isn't necessary).
78</li> 63</li>
79</ul> 64</ul>
80 65
81<p> 66<p>
82So start <c>nano</c> (or your favorite editor) to create your 67So start <c>nano</c> (or your favorite editor) to create your
86<pre caption="Opening /etc/fstab"> 71<pre caption="Opening /etc/fstab">
87# <i>nano -w /etc/fstab</i> 72# <i>nano -w /etc/fstab</i>
88</pre> 73</pre>
89 74
90<p> 75<p>
91Lets take a look at how we write down the options for the <path>/boot</path> 76Let us take a look at how we write down the options for the <path>/boot</path>
92partition. This is just an example, so if your architecture doesn't require a 77partition. This is just an example, so if your architecture doesn't require a
93<path>/boot</path> partition, don't copy it verbatim. 78<path>/boot</path> partition, don't copy it verbatim.
94</p> 79</p>
95 80
96<p> 81<p>
264link="?part=1&amp;chap=3#doc_chap4_sect3">Understanding Network 249link="?part=1&amp;chap=3#doc_chap4_sect3">Understanding Network
265Terminology</uri> if you haven't done so already. 250Terminology</uri> if you haven't done so already.
266</p> 251</p>
267 252
268<p> 253<p>
269So lets give two examples; the first one uses DHCP, the second one a static IP 254So let us give two examples; the first one uses DHCP, the second one a static IP
270(192.168.0.2) with netmask 255.255.255.0, broadcast 192.168.0.255 and gateway 255(192.168.0.2) with netmask 255.255.255.0, broadcast 192.168.0.255 and gateway
271192.168.0.1: 256192.168.0.1:
272</p> 257</p>
273 258
274<pre caption="Examples for /etc/conf.d/net"> 259<pre caption="Examples for /etc/conf.d/net">
357Save and exit the editor to continue. 342Save and exit the editor to continue.
358</p> 343</p>
359 344
360<p> 345<p>
361If you don't have PCMCIA, you can now continue with <uri 346If you don't have PCMCIA, you can now continue with <uri
362link="#doc_chap4">System Information</uri>. PCMCIA-users should read the 347link="#doc_chap3">System Information</uri>. PCMCIA-users should read the
363following topic on PCMCIA. 348following topic on PCMCIA.
364</p> 349</p>
365 350
366</body> 351</body>
367</subsection> 352</subsection>
376<pre caption="Installing pcmcia-cs"> 361<pre caption="Installing pcmcia-cs">
377# <i>emerge --usepkg pcmcia-cs</i> 362# <i>emerge --usepkg pcmcia-cs</i>
378</pre> 363</pre>
379 364
380<p> 365<p>
381When <c>pcmcia-cs</c> is installed, add <c>pcmcia</c> to the <e>boot</e> 366When <c>pcmcia-cs</c> is installed, add <c>pcmcia</c> to the <e>default</e>
382runlevel: 367runlevel:
383</p> 368</p>
384 369
385<pre caption="Adding pcmcia to the boot runlevel"> 370<pre caption="Adding pcmcia to the default runlevel">
386# <i>rc-update add pcmcia boot</i> 371# <i>rc-update add pcmcia default</i>
387</pre> 372</pre>
388 373
389</body> 374</body>
390</subsection> 375</subsection>
391</section> 376</section>

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