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9<sections> 9<sections>
10<section>
11<title>Timezone</title>
12<body>
13
14<p>
15You now need to select your timezone so that your system knows where it is
16located. Look for your timezone in <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path>, then make a
17symlink to <path>/etc/localtime</path> using <c>ln</c>:
18</p>
19
20<pre caption="Setting the timezone information">
21# <i>ls /usr/share/zoneinfo</i>
22<comment>(Suppose you want to use GMT:)</comment>
23# <i>ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/GMT /etc/localtime</i>
24</pre>
25
26</body>
27</section>
28<section> 10<section>
29<title>Filesystem Information</title> 11<title>Filesystem Information</title>
30<subsection> 12<subsection>
31<title>What is fstab?</title> 13<title>What is fstab?</title>
32<body> 14<body>
91</pre> 73</pre>
92 74
93<p> 75<p>
94Let us 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>
95partition. 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
96<path>/boot</path> partition, don't copy it verbatim. 78<path>/boot</path> partition (such as PPC), don't copy it verbatim.
97</p> 79</p>
98 80
99<p> 81<p>
100In our default x86 partitioning example <path>/boot</path> is the 82In our default x86 partitioning example <path>/boot</path> is the
101<path>/dev/hda1</path> partition, with <c>ext2</c> as filesystem. It shouldn't 83<path>/dev/hda1</path> partition, with <c>ext2</c> as filesystem. It shouldn't
260iface_eth0="<i>&lt;your ip address&gt;</i> broadcast <i>&lt;your broadcast address&gt;</i> netmask <i>&lt;your netmask&gt;</i>" 242iface_eth0="<i>&lt;your ip address&gt;</i> broadcast <i>&lt;your broadcast address&gt;</i> netmask <i>&lt;your netmask&gt;</i>"
261</pre> 243</pre>
262 244
263<p> 245<p>
264If you use DHCP (automatic IP retrieval), you should just set <c>iface_eth0</c> 246If you use DHCP (automatic IP retrieval), you should just set <c>iface_eth0</c>
247to <c>dhcp</c>. If you use rp-pppoe (e.g. for ADSL), set it to <c>up</c>.
265to <c>dhcp</c>. However, if you need to setup your network manually and you're 248If you need to setup your network manually and you're
266not familiar with all the above terms, please read the section on <uri 249not familiar with all the above terms, please read the section on <uri
267link="?part=1&amp;chap=3#doc_chap4_sect3">Understanding Network 250link="?part=1&amp;chap=3#doc_chap4_sect3">Understanding Network
268Terminology</uri> if you haven't done so already. 251Terminology</uri> if you haven't done so already.
269</p> 252</p>
270 253
271<p> 254<p>
272So let us give two examples; the first one uses DHCP, the second one a static IP 255So let us give three examples; the first one uses DHCP, the second one a static
273(192.168.0.2) with netmask 255.255.255.0, broadcast 192.168.0.255 and gateway 256IP (192.168.0.2) with netmask 255.255.255.0, broadcast 192.168.0.255 and
274192.168.0.1: 257gateway 192.168.0.1 while the third one just activates the interface for
258rp-pppoe usage:
275</p> 259</p>
276 260
277<pre caption="Examples for /etc/conf.d/net"> 261<pre caption="Examples for /etc/conf.d/net">
278<comment>(For DHCP:)</comment> 262<comment>(For DHCP)</comment>
279iface_eth0="dhcp" 263iface_eth0="dhcp"
280 264
281<comment>(For static IP:)</comment> 265<comment>(For static IP)</comment>
282iface_eth0="192.168.0.2 broadcast 192.168.0.255 netmask 255.255.255.0" 266iface_eth0="192.168.0.2 broadcast 192.168.0.255 netmask 255.255.255.0"
283gateway="eth0/192.168.0.1" 267gateway="eth0/192.168.0.1"
268
269<comment>(For rp-pppoe)</comment>
270iface_eth0="up"
284</pre> 271</pre>
285 272
286<p> 273<p>
287If you have several network interfaces, create extra <c>iface_eth</c> variables, 274If you have several network interfaces, create extra <c>iface_eth</c> variables,
288like <c>iface_eth1</c>, <c>iface_eth2</c> etc. The <c>gateway</c> variable 275like <c>iface_eth1</c>, <c>iface_eth2</c> etc. The <c>gateway</c> variable
340# <i>nano -w /etc/hosts</i> 327# <i>nano -w /etc/hosts</i>
341</pre> 328</pre>
342 329
343<pre caption="Filling in the networking information"> 330<pre caption="Filling in the networking information">
344127.0.0.1 localhost 331127.0.0.1 localhost
345192.168.0.5 jenny 332192.168.0.5 jenny.homenetwork jenny
346192.168.0.6 benny 333192.168.0.6 benny.homenetwork benny
347192.168.0.7 tux 334192.168.0.7 tux.homenetwork tux
348</pre> 335</pre>
349 336
350<p> 337<p>
351If your system is the only system (or the nameservers handle all name 338If your system is the only system (or the nameservers handle all name
352resolution) a single line is sufficient: 339resolution) a single line is sufficient:
353</p> 340</p>
354 341
355<pre caption="/etc/hosts for lonely or fully integrated PCs"> 342<pre caption="/etc/hosts for lonely or fully integrated PCs">
356127.0.0.1 localhost tux 343127.0.0.1 localhost
357</pre> 344</pre>
358 345
359<p> 346<p>
360Save and exit the editor to continue. 347Save and exit the editor to continue.
361</p> 348</p>
362 349
363<p> 350<p>
364If you don't have PCMCIA, you can now continue with <uri 351If you don't have PCMCIA, you can now continue with <uri
365link="#doc_chap4">System Information</uri>. PCMCIA-users should read the 352link="#doc_chap3">System Information</uri>. PCMCIA-users should read the
366following topic on PCMCIA. 353following topic on PCMCIA.
367</p> 354</p>
368 355
369</body> 356</body>
370</subsection> 357</subsection>
371<subsection> 358<subsection>
372<title>Optional: Get PCMCIA Working</title> 359<title>Optional: Get PCMCIA Working</title>
373<body> 360<body>
374 361
375<p> 362<p>
376PCMCIA-users should first install the <c>pcmcia-cs</c> package: 363PCMCIA-users should first install the <c>pcmcia-cs</c> package. The
364<c>USE="-X"</c> is necessary to avoid installing XFree86 at this moment:
377</p> 365</p>
378 366
379<pre caption="Installing pcmcia-cs"> 367<pre caption="Installing pcmcia-cs">
380# <i>emerge --usepkg pcmcia-cs</i> 368# <i>USE="-X" emerge pcmcia-cs</i>
381</pre> 369</pre>
382 370
383<p> 371<p>
384When <c>pcmcia-cs</c> is installed, add <c>pcmcia</c> to the <e>default</e> 372When <c>pcmcia-cs</c> is installed, add <c>pcmcia</c> to the <e>default</e>
385runlevel: 373runlevel:
416Users of USB-based SPARC systems and SPARC clones might need to select an i386 404Users of USB-based SPARC systems and SPARC clones might need to select an i386
417keymap (such as "us") instead of "sunkeymap". 405keymap (such as "us") instead of "sunkeymap".
418</note> 406</note>
419 407
420<p> 408<p>
409PPC uses x86 keymaps on most systems. Users who want to be able to use ADB
410keymaps on boot have to enable ADB keycode sendings in their kernel and have to
411set a mac/ppc keymap in <path>rc.conf</path>.
412</p>
413
414<p>
421When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/rc.conf</path>, save and exit, then 415When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/rc.conf</path>, save and exit, then
422continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Configuring the Bootloader</uri>. 416continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Configuring the Bootloader</uri>.
423</p> 417</p>
424 418
425</body> 419</body>

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