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9<sections> 9<sections>
10<section> 10<section>
11<title>Filesystem Information</title> 11<title>Filesystem Information</title>
12<subsection> 12<subsection>
78<path>/boot</path> partition (such as <b>PPC</b>), don't copy it verbatim. 78<path>/boot</path> partition (such as <b>PPC</b>), don't copy it verbatim.
79</p> 79</p>
80 80
81<p> 81<p>
82In our default x86 partitioning example <path>/boot</path> is the 82In our default x86 partitioning example <path>/boot</path> is the
83<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.
84be mounted automatically (<c>noauto</c>) but does need to be checked. So we 84It needs to be checked during boot, so we would write down:
85would write down:
86</p> 85</p>
87 86
88<pre caption="An example /boot line for /etc/fstab"> 87<pre caption="An example /boot line for /etc/fstab">
89/dev/hda1 /boot ext2 noauto 1 2 88/dev/hda1 /boot ext2 defaults 1 2
89</pre>
90
91<p>
92Some users don't want their <path>/boot</path> partition to be mounted
93automatically. Those people should substitute <c>defaults</c> with
94<c>noauto</c>. This does mean that you need to manually mount this partition
95every time you want to use it.
90</pre> 96</p>
91 97
92<p> 98<p>
93Now, to improve performance, most users would want to add the <c>noatime</c> 99Now, to improve performance, most users would want to add the <c>noatime</c>
94option as mountoption, which results in a faster system since access times 100option as mountoption, which results in a faster system since access times
95aren't registered (you don't need those generally anyway): 101aren't registered (you don't need those generally anyway):
260</p> 266</p>
261 267
262<pre caption="Examples for /etc/conf.d/net"> 268<pre caption="Examples for /etc/conf.d/net">
263<comment>(For DHCP)</comment> 269<comment>(For DHCP)</comment>
264iface_eth0="dhcp" 270iface_eth0="dhcp"
271<comment># Some network admins require that you use the</comment>
272<comment># hostname and domainname provided by the DHCP server.</comment>
273<comment># In that case, add the following to let dhcpcd use them.</comment>
274<comment># That will override your own hostname and domainname definitions.</comment>
275dhcpcd_eth0="-HD"
276<comment># If you intend on using NTP to keep your machine clock synchronized, use</comment>
277<comment># the -N option to prevent dhcpcd from overwriting your /etc/ntp.conf file</comment>
278dhcpcd_eth0="-N"
265 279
266<comment>(For static IP)</comment> 280<comment>(For static IP)</comment>
267iface_eth0="192.168.0.2 broadcast 192.168.0.255 netmask 255.255.255.0" 281iface_eth0="192.168.0.2 broadcast 192.168.0.255 netmask 255.255.255.0"
268gateway="eth0/192.168.0.1" 282gateway="eth0/192.168.0.1"
269 283
335192.168.0.7 tux.homenetwork tux 349192.168.0.7 tux.homenetwork tux
336</pre> 350</pre>
337 351
338<p> 352<p>
339If your system is the only system (or the nameservers handle all name 353If your system is the only system (or the nameservers handle all name
340resolution) a single line is sufficient: 354resolution) a single line is sufficient. For instance, if you want to call your
355system <c>tux.homenetwork</c>:
341</p> 356</p>
342 357
343<pre caption="/etc/hosts for lonely or fully integrated PCs"> 358<pre caption="/etc/hosts for lonely or fully integrated PCs">
344127.0.0.1 localhost 359127.0.0.1 tux.homenetwork tux localhost
345</pre> 360</pre>
346 361
347<p> 362<p>
348Save and exit the editor to continue. 363Save and exit the editor to continue.
349</p> 364</p>
364pcmcia-cs is only available for x86, amd64 and ppc platforms. 379pcmcia-cs is only available for x86, amd64 and ppc platforms.
365</note> 380</note>
366 381
367<p> 382<p>
368PCMCIA-users should first install the <c>pcmcia-cs</c> package. The 383PCMCIA-users should first install the <c>pcmcia-cs</c> package. The
369<c>USE="-X"</c> is necessary to avoid installing XFree86 at this moment: 384<c>USE="-X"</c> is necessary to avoid installing xorg-x11 at this moment:
370</p> 385</p>
371 386
372<pre caption="Installing pcmcia-cs"> 387<pre caption="Installing pcmcia-cs">
373# <i>USE="-X" emerge pcmcia-cs</i> 388# <i>USE="-X" emerge pcmcia-cs</i>
374</pre> 389</pre>

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