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9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>2.10</version> 11<version>2.18</version>
12<date>2005-06-28</date> 12<date>2006-03-28</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>
78</pre> 78</pre>
79 79
80<p> 80<p>
81Let us take a look at how we write down the options for the <path>/boot</path> 81Let us take a look at how we write down the options for the <path>/boot</path>
82partition. This is just an example, so if your architecture doesn't require a 82partition. This is just an example, so if your architecture doesn't require a
83<path>/boot</path> partition (such as <b>PPC</b>), don't copy it verbatim. 83<path>/boot</path> partition (such as Apple <b>PPC</b> machines), don't copy it
84verbatim.
84</p> 85</p>
85 86
86<p> 87<p>
87In our default x86 partitioning example <path>/boot</path> is the 88In our default x86 partitioning example <path>/boot</path> is the
88<path>/dev/hda1</path> partition, with <c>ext2</c> as filesystem. 89<path>/dev/hda1</path> partition, with <c>ext2</c> as filesystem.
208 209
209<comment>(Set the NISDOMAIN variable to your NIS domain name)</comment> 210<comment>(Set the NISDOMAIN variable to your NIS domain name)</comment>
210NISDOMAIN="<i>my-nisdomain</i>" 211NISDOMAIN="<i>my-nisdomain</i>"
211</pre> 212</pre>
212 213
213<p>
214Now add the <c>domainname</c> script to the default runlevel:
215</p>
216
217<pre caption="Adding domainname to the default runlevel">
218# <i>rc-update add domainname default</i>
219</pre>
220
221</body> 214</body>
222</subsection> 215</subsection>
223<subsection> 216<subsection>
224<title>Configuring your Network</title> 217<title>Configuring your Network</title>
225<body> 218<body>
231your Gentoo system permanently. 224your Gentoo system permanently.
232</p> 225</p>
233 226
234<note> 227<note>
235More detailed information about networking, including advanced topics like 228More detailed information about networking, including advanced topics like
236bonding, bridging, 802.11q VLANs or wireless networking is covered in the <uri 229bonding, bridging, 802.1Q VLANs or wireless networking is covered in the <uri
237link="?part=4">Gentoo Network Configuration</uri> section. 230link="?part=4">Gentoo Network Configuration</uri> section.
238</note> 231</note>
239 232
240<p> 233<p>
241All networking information is gathered in <path>/etc/conf.d/net</path>. It uses 234All networking information is gathered in <path>/etc/conf.d/net</path>. It uses
275To enter your own IP address, netmask and gateway, you need 268To enter your own IP address, netmask and gateway, you need
276to set both <c>config_eth0</c> and <c>routes_eth0</c>: 269to set both <c>config_eth0</c> and <c>routes_eth0</c>:
277</p> 270</p>
278 271
279<pre caption="Manually setting IP information for eth0"> 272<pre caption="Manually setting IP information for eth0">
280config_eth0=( "192.168.0.2 netmask 255.255.255.0" ) 273config_eth0=( "192.168.0.2 netmask 255.255.255.0 brd 192.168.0.255" )
281routes_eth0=( "default gw 192.168.0.1" ) 274routes_eth0=( "default gw 192.168.0.1" )
282</pre> 275</pre>
283 276
284<p> 277<p>
285To use DHCP and add specific DHCP options, define <c>config_eth0</c> and 278To use DHCP and add specific DHCP options, define <c>config_eth0</c> and
474<c>KEYMAP</c>, you will get weird results when typing on your keyboard. 467<c>KEYMAP</c>, you will get weird results when typing on your keyboard.
475</p> 468</p>
476 469
477<note> 470<note>
478Users of USB-based <b>SPARC</b> systems and <b>SPARC</b> clones might need to 471Users of USB-based <b>SPARC</b> systems and <b>SPARC</b> clones might need to
479select an i386 keymap (such as "us") instead of "sunkeymap". 472select an i386 keymap (such as "us") instead of "sunkeymap". <b>PPC</b> uses x86
473keymaps on most systems. Users who want to be able to use ADB keymaps on boot
474have to enable ADB keycode sendings in their kernel and have to set a mac/ppc
475keymap in <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path>.
480</note> 476</note>
481
482<p>
483<b>PPC</b> uses x86 keymaps on most systems. Users who want to be able to use
484ADB keymaps on boot have to enable ADB keycode sendings in their kernel and have
485to set a mac/ppc keymap in <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path>.
486</p>
487 477
488<p> 478<p>
489When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path>, save and 479When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path>, save and
490exit. 480exit.
491</p> 481</p>
499# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i> 489# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/clock</i>
500</pre> 490</pre>
501 491
502<p> 492<p>
503If your hardware clock is not using UTC, you need to add <c>CLOCK="local"</c> to 493If your hardware clock is not using UTC, you need to add <c>CLOCK="local"</c> to
504the file. Otherwise you will notice some clock skew. 494the file. Otherwise you will notice some clock skew. Furthermore, Windows
495assumes that your hardware clock uses local time, so if you want to dualboot,
496you should set this variable appropriately, otherwise your clock will go crazy.
505</p> 497</p>
506 498
507<p> 499<p>
508When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path>, save and 500When you're finished configuring <path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path>, save and
509exit. 501exit.
510</p> 502</p>
511 503
512<p> 504<p>
513If you are not installing Gentoo on an IBM POWER5 or JS20 system, continue with 505If you are not installing Gentoo on IBM PPC64 hardware, continue with
514<uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary System Tools</uri>. 506<uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary System Tools</uri>.
515</p> 507</p>
516 508
517</body> 509</body>
518</subsection> 510</subsection>
519<subsection> 511<subsection>
520<title>Configuring the Console</title> 512<title>Configuring the Console</title>
521<body> 513<body>
522 514
523<note> 515<note>
524The following section applies to the IBM POWER5 and JS20 hardware platforms. 516The following section applies to the IBM PPC64 hardware platforms.
525</note> 517</note>
526 518
527<p> 519<p>
528If you are running Gentoo in an LPAR or on a JS20 blade, you must uncomment the 520If you are running Gentoo on IBM PPC64 hardware and using a virtual console
529hvc line in <path>/etc/inittab</path> for the virtual console to spawn a login 521you must uncomment the appropriate line in <path>/etc/inittab</path> for the
530prompt. 522virtual console to spawn a login prompt.
531</p> 523</p>
532 524
533<pre caption="Enabling hvc support in /etc/inittab"> 525<pre caption="Enabling hvc or hvsi support in /etc/inittab">
534hvc:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -nl /bin/bashlogin 9600 hvc0 vt220 526hvc0:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -L 9600 hvc0
527hvsi:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -L 19200 hvsi0
528</pre>
529
530<p>
531You should also take this time to verify that the appropriate console is
532listed in <path>/etc/securetty</path>.
535</pre> 533</p>
536 534
537<p> 535<p>
538You may now continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary 536You may now continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=9">Installing Necessary
539System Tools</uri>. 537System Tools</uri>.
540</p> 538</p>

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