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9<sections> 9<sections>
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11<version>7.2</version> 11<version>7.3</version>
12<date>2006-09-08</date> 12<date>2006-09-12</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>
220</subsection> 220</subsection>
221</section> 221</section>
222<section> 222<section>
223<title>Networking Information</title> 223<title>Networking Information</title>
224<subsection> 224<subsection>
225<title>Host name</title> 225<title>Host name, Domainname, etc</title>
226<body> 226<body>
227 227
228<p> 228<p>
229One of the choices the user has to make is name his/her PC. This seems to be 229One of the choices the user has to make is name his/her PC. This seems to be
230quite easy, but <e>lots</e> of users are having difficulties finding the 230quite easy, but <e>lots</e> of users are having difficulties finding the
238 238
239<comment>(Set the HOSTNAME variable to your host name)</comment> 239<comment>(Set the HOSTNAME variable to your host name)</comment>
240HOSTNAME="<i>tux</i>" 240HOSTNAME="<i>tux</i>"
241</pre> 241</pre>
242 242
243<p>
244Second we set the domainname in <path>/etc/conf.d/net</path>:
245</p>
246
247<pre caption="Setting the domainname">
248# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/net</i>
249
250<comment>(Set the dns_domain variable to your domain name)</comment>
251dns_domain_lo="<i>homenetwork</i>"
252</pre>
253
254<p>
255If you have a NIS domain (if you don't know what that is, then you don't have
256one), you need to define that one too:
257</p>
258
259<pre caption="Setting the NIS domainname">
260# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/net</i>
261
262<comment>(Set the nis_domain variable to your NIS domain name)</comment>
263nis_domain_lo="<i>my-nisdomain</i>"
264</pre>
265
243</body> 266</body>
244</subsection> 267</subsection>
245<subsection> 268<subsection>
246<title>Configuring your Network</title> 269<title>Configuring your Network</title>
247<body> 270<body>

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