/[gentoo]/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-config.xml
Gentoo

Diff of /xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-config.xml

Parent Directory Parent Directory | Revision Log Revision Log | View Patch Patch

Revision 1.62 Revision 1.65
2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
3 3
4<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 4<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
5<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 5<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 -->
6 6
7<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-config.xml,v 1.62 2005/06/09 07:16:39 swift Exp $ --> 7<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-config.xml,v 1.65 2005/06/11 19:45:37 fox2mike Exp $ -->
8 8
9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>2.4</version> 11<version>2.7</version>
12<date>2005-06-09</date> 12<date>2005-06-11</date>
13 13
14<section> 14<section>
15<title>Filesystem Information</title> 15<title>Filesystem Information</title>
16<subsection> 16<subsection>
17<title>What is fstab?</title> 17<title>What is fstab?</title>
220that the networking you set up in the beginning of the gentoo installation was 220that the networking you set up in the beginning of the gentoo installation was
221just for the installation. Right now you are going to configure networking for 221just for the installation. Right now you are going to configure networking for
222your Gentoo system permanently. 222your Gentoo system permanently.
223</p> 223</p>
224 224
225<note>
226More detailed information about networking, including advanced topics like
227bonding, bridging, 802.11q VLANs or wireless networking is covered in the <uri
228link="?part=4">Gentoo Network Configuration</uri> section.
229</note>
230
225<p> 231<p>
226All networking information is gathered in <path>/etc/conf.d/net</path>. It uses 232All networking information is gathered in <path>/etc/conf.d/net</path>. It uses
227a straightforward yet not intuitive syntax if you don't know how to set up 233a straightforward yet not intuitive syntax if you don't know how to set up
228networking manually. But don't fear, we'll explain everything :) 234networking manually. But don't fear, we'll explain everything :)
229</p> 235</p>
238</pre> 244</pre>
239 245
240<p> 246<p>
241The first variable you'll find is called <c>config_eth0</c>. As you can probably 247The first variable you'll find is called <c>config_eth0</c>. As you can probably
242imagine, this variable configured the eth0 network interface. If the interface 248imagine, this variable configured the eth0 network interface. If the interface
243needs to automatically obtain an IP through DHCP, you should set it like so: 249needs to automatically obtain an IP address through DHCP, you should set it
250like so:
244</p> 251</p>
245 252
246<pre caption="Automatically obtaining an IP for eth0"> 253<pre caption="Automatically obtaining an IP address for eth0">
247config_eth0=( "dhcp" ) 254config_eth0=( "dhcp" )
248</pre> 255</pre>
249 256
250<p> 257<p>
251However, if you have to enter your own IP address, netmask and gateway, you need 258However, if you have to enter your own IP address, netmask and gateway, you need

Legend:
Removed from v.1.62  
changed lines
  Added in v.1.65

  ViewVC Help
Powered by ViewVC 1.1.20