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9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<abstract>
12You need to edit some important configuration files. In this chapter
13you receive an overview of these files and an explanation on how to
14proceed.
15</abstract>
16
11<version>7.2</version> 17<version>7.6</version>
12<date>2006-09-08</date> 18<date>2006-11-27</date>
13 19
14<section> 20<section>
15<title>Filesystem Information</title> 21<title>Filesystem Information</title>
16<subsection> 22<subsection>
17<title>What is fstab?</title> 23<title>What is fstab?</title>
131<pre caption="A full /etc/fstab example" test="func:keyval('arch')='AMD64' or func:keyval('arch')='x86'"> 137<pre caption="A full /etc/fstab example" test="func:keyval('arch')='AMD64' or func:keyval('arch')='x86'">
132<keyval id="/boot"/> /boot ext2 defaults,noatime 1 2 138<keyval id="/boot"/> /boot ext2 defaults,noatime 1 2
133/dev/hda2 none swap sw 0 0 139/dev/hda2 none swap sw 0 0
134/dev/hda3 / ext3 noatime 0 1 140/dev/hda3 / ext3 noatime 0 1
135 141
136none /proc proc defaults 0 0 142proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
137none /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0 143shm /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0
138 144
139/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,user 0 0 145/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,user 0 0
140</pre> 146</pre>
141 147
142<pre caption="A full /etc/fstab example" test="func:keyval('arch')='HPPA'"> 148<pre caption="A full /etc/fstab example" test="func:keyval('arch')='HPPA'">
143<keyval id="/boot"/> /boot ext2 defaults,noatime 1 2 149<keyval id="/boot"/> /boot ext2 defaults,noatime 1 2
144/dev/sda3 none swap sw 0 0 150/dev/sda3 none swap sw 0 0
145/dev/sda4 / ext3 noatime 0 1 151/dev/sda4 / ext3 noatime 0 1
146 152
147none /proc proc defaults 0 0 153proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
148none /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0 154shm /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0
149 155
150/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,user 0 0 156/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,user 0 0
151</pre> 157</pre>
152 158
153<pre caption="A full /etc/fstab example" test="func:keyval('arch')='Alpha' or func:keyval('arch')='MIPS'"> 159<pre caption="A full /etc/fstab example" test="func:keyval('arch')='Alpha' or func:keyval('arch')='MIPS'">
154<keyval id="/boot"/> /boot ext2 defaults,noatime 1 2 160<keyval id="/boot"/> /boot ext2 defaults,noatime 1 2
155/dev/sda2 none swap sw 0 0 161/dev/sda2 none swap sw 0 0
156/dev/sda3 / ext3 noatime 0 1 162/dev/sda3 / ext3 noatime 0 1
157 163
158none /proc proc defaults 0 0 164proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
159none /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0 165shm /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0
160 166
161/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,user 0 0 167/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,user 0 0
162</pre> 168</pre>
163 169
164<pre caption="A full /etc/fstab example" test="func:keyval('arch')='SPARC'"> 170<pre caption="A full /etc/fstab example" test="func:keyval('arch')='SPARC'">
166/dev/sda2 none swap sw 0 0 172/dev/sda2 none swap sw 0 0
167/dev/sda4 /usr ext3 noatime 0 2 173/dev/sda4 /usr ext3 noatime 0 2
168/dev/sda5 /var ext3 noatime 0 2 174/dev/sda5 /var ext3 noatime 0 2
169/dev/sda6 /home ext3 noatime 0 2 175/dev/sda6 /home ext3 noatime 0 2
170 176
171none /proc/openprom openpromfs defaults 0 0 177openprom /proc/openprom openpromfs defaults 0 0
172none /proc proc defaults 0 0 178proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
173none /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0 179shm /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0
174 180
175/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,user 0 0 181/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,user 0 0
176</pre> 182</pre>
177 183
178<note test="func:keyval('arch')='PPC'"> 184<note test="func:keyval('arch')='PPC'">
182 188
183<pre caption="A full /etc/fstab example" test="func:keyval('arch')='PPC'"> 189<pre caption="A full /etc/fstab example" test="func:keyval('arch')='PPC'">
184/dev/hda4 / ext3 noatime 0 1 190/dev/hda4 / ext3 noatime 0 1
185/dev/hda3 none swap sw 0 0 191/dev/hda3 none swap sw 0 0
186 192
187none /proc proc defaults 0 0 193proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
188none /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0 194shm /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0
189 195
190/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,user 0 0 196/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,user 0 0
191</pre> 197</pre>
192 198
193<pre caption="A full /etc/fstab example" test="func:keyval('arch')='PPC64'"> 199<pre caption="A full /etc/fstab example" test="func:keyval('arch')='PPC64'">
194/dev/sda4 / ext3 noatime 0 1 200/dev/sda4 / ext3 noatime 0 1
195/dev/sda3 none swap sw 0 0 201/dev/sda3 none swap sw 0 0
196 202
197none /proc proc defaults 0 0 203proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
198none /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0 204shm /dev/shm tmpfs nodev,nosuid,noexec 0 0
199 205
200/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,user 0 0 206/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto noauto,user 0 0
201</pre> 207</pre>
202 208
203<p> 209<p>
220</subsection> 226</subsection>
221</section> 227</section>
222<section> 228<section>
223<title>Networking Information</title> 229<title>Networking Information</title>
224<subsection> 230<subsection>
225<title>Host name</title> 231<title>Host name, Domainname, etc</title>
226<body> 232<body>
227 233
228<p> 234<p>
229One of the choices the user has to make is name his/her PC. This seems to be 235One 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 236quite easy, but <e>lots</e> of users are having difficulties finding the
238 244
239<comment>(Set the HOSTNAME variable to your host name)</comment> 245<comment>(Set the HOSTNAME variable to your host name)</comment>
240HOSTNAME="<i>tux</i>" 246HOSTNAME="<i>tux</i>"
241</pre> 247</pre>
242 248
249<p>
250Second we set the domainname in <path>/etc/conf.d/net</path>:
251</p>
252
253<pre caption="Setting the domainname">
254# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/net</i>
255
256<comment>(Set the dns_domain variable to your domain name)</comment>
257dns_domain_lo="<i>homenetwork</i>"
258</pre>
259
260<p>
261If you have a NIS domain (if you don't know what that is, then you don't have
262one), you need to define that one too:
263</p>
264
265<pre caption="Setting the NIS domainname">
266# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/net</i>
267
268<comment>(Set the nis_domain variable to your NIS domain name)</comment>
269nis_domain_lo="<i>my-nisdomain</i>"
270</pre>
271
272<note>
273For more information on configuring DNS and NIS, please read the examples
274provided in <path>/etc/conf.d/net.example</path>. Also, you may want to emerge
275<c>resolvconf-gentoo</c> to help manage your DNS/NIS setup.
276</note>
277
243</body> 278</body>
244</subsection> 279</subsection>
245<subsection> 280<subsection>
246<title>Configuring your Network</title> 281<title>Configuring your Network</title>
247<body> 282<body>

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