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144able to mount your partitions. Also select <c>Virtual memory</c>, <c>/proc 144able to mount your partitions. Also select <c>Virtual memory</c>, <c>/proc
145file system</c>, <c>/dev file system</c> + <c>Automatically mount at boot</c>: 145file system</c>, <c>/dev file system</c> + <c>Automatically mount at boot</c>:
146</p> 146</p>
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148<pre caption="Selecting necessary file systems"> 148<pre caption="Selecting necessary file systems">
149<comment>(With a 2.4.x kernel)</comment>
149File systems ---&gt; 150File systems ---&gt;
150 [*] Virtual memory file system support (former shm fs) 151 [*] Virtual memory file system support (former shm fs)
151 [*] /proc file system support 152 [*] /proc file system support
152 [*] /dev file system support (EXPERIMENTAL) 153 [*] /dev file system support (EXPERIMENTAL)
153 [*] Automatically mount at boot 154 [*] Automatically mount at boot
154
155<comment>(Deselect the following unless you have a 2.6 kernel)</comment>
156 [ ] /dev/pts file system for Unix98 PTYs 155 [ ] /dev/pts file system for Unix98 PTYs
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157<comment>(With a 2.6.x kernel)</comment>
158File systems ---&gt;
159 Pseudo Filesystems ---&gt;
160 [*] /proc file system support
161 [*] /dev file system support (OBSOLETE)
162 [*] Automatically mount at boot
163 [*] /dev/pts file system for Unix98 PTYs
164 [*] Virtual memory file system support (former shm fs)
157 165
158<comment>(Select one or more of the following options as needed by your system)</comment> 166<comment>(Select one or more of the following options as needed by your system)</comment>
159 &lt;*&gt; Reiserfs support 167 &lt;*&gt; Reiserfs support
160 &lt;*&gt; Ext3 journalling file system support 168 &lt;*&gt; Ext3 journalling file system support
161 &lt;*&gt; JFS filesystem support 169 &lt;*&gt; JFS filesystem support
162 &lt;*&gt; Second extended fs support 170 &lt;*&gt; Second extended fs support
163 &lt;*&gt; XFS filesystem support 171 &lt;*&gt; XFS filesystem support
164</pre> 172</pre>
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166<note>
167Users of a 2.6 kernel will find some of the mentioned options under <c>Pseudo
168filesystems</c> which is a subpart of <c>File systems</c>.
169</note>
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171<p> 174<p>
172If you are using PPPoE to connect to the Internet or you are using a dial-up 175If you are using PPPoE to connect to the Internet or you are using a dial-up
173modem, you will need the following options in the kernel: 176modem, you will need the following options in the kernel:
174</p> 177</p>
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176<pre caption="Selecting PPPoE necessary drivers"> 179<pre caption="Selecting PPPoE necessary drivers">
180<comment>(With a 2.4.x kernel)</comment>
177Network device support ---&gt; 181Network device support ---&gt;
178 &lt;*&gt; PPP (point-to-point protocol) support 182 &lt;*&gt; PPP (point-to-point protocol) support
179 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for async serial ports 183 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for async serial ports
180 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for sync tty ports 184 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for sync tty ports
181</pre>
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183<note> 186<comment>(With a 2.6.x kernel)</comment>
184Users of a 2.6 kernel will find the mentioned options under <c>Networking 187Device Drivers ---&gt;
185support</c> which is a subpart of <c>Device Drivers</c>. 188 Networking support ---&gt;
186</note> 189 &lt;*&gt; PPP (point-to-point protocol) support
190 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for async serial ports
191 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for sync tty ports
192</pre>
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188<p> 194<p>
189The two compression options won't harm but are not definitely needed, neither 195The two compression options won't harm but are not definitely needed, neither
190does the <c>PPP over Ethernet</c> option, that might only be used by 196does the <c>PPP over Ethernet</c> option, that might only be used by
191<c>rp-pppoe</c> when configured to do kernel mode PPPoE. 197<c>rp-pppoe</c> when configured to do kernel mode PPPoE.

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