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9<sections> 9<sections>
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11<abstract> 11<abstract>
12The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter 12The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
13explains how to configure your kernel. 13explains how to configure your kernel.
14</abstract> 14</abstract>
15 15
16<version>9</version> 16<version>10</version>
17<date>2011-08-12</date> 17<date>2011-08-22</date>
18 18
19<section> 19<section>
20<title>Timezone</title> 20<title>Timezone</title>
21<body> 21<body>
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211 Pseudo Filesystems ---&gt; 211 Pseudo Filesystems ---&gt;
212 [*] /proc file system support 212 [*] /proc file system support
213 [*] Virtual memory file system support (former shm fs) 213 [*] Virtual memory file system support (former shm fs)
214 214
215<comment>(Select one or more of the following options as needed by your system)</comment> 215<comment>(Select one or more of the following options as needed by your system)</comment>
216 &lt;*&gt; Second extended fs support
217 &lt;*&gt; Ext3 journalling file system support
218 &lt;*&gt; The Extended 4 (ext4) filesystem
216 &lt;*&gt; Reiserfs support 219 &lt;*&gt; Reiserfs support
217 &lt;*&gt; Ext3 journalling file system support
218 &lt;*&gt; JFS filesystem support 220 &lt;*&gt; JFS filesystem support
219 &lt;*&gt; Second extended fs support
220 &lt;*&gt; XFS filesystem support 221 &lt;*&gt; XFS filesystem support
222 ...
223 Pseudo Filesystems ---&gt;
224 [*] /proc file system support
225 [*] Virtual memory file system support (former shm fs)
221</pre> 226</pre>
222 227
223<p> 228<p>
224If you are using PPPoE to connect to the Internet or you are using a dial-up 229If you are using PPPoE to connect to the Internet or you are using a dial-up
225modem, you will need the following options in the kernel: 230modem, you will need the following options in the kernel:
226</p> 231</p>
227 232
228<pre caption="Selecting PPPoE necessary drivers"> 233<pre caption="Selecting PPPoE necessary drivers">
229Device Drivers ---&gt; 234Device Drivers ---&gt;
230 Networking Support ---&gt; 235 Networking device Support ---&gt;
231 &lt;*&gt; PPP (point-to-point protocol) support 236 &lt;*&gt; PPP (point-to-point protocol) support
232 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for async serial ports 237 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for async serial ports
233 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for sync tty ports 238 &lt;*&gt; PPP support for sync tty ports
234</pre> 239</pre>
235 240
286If you want PCMCIA support for your laptop, don't forget to enable 291If you want PCMCIA support for your laptop, don't forget to enable
287support for the PCMCIA card bridge present in your system: 292support for the PCMCIA card bridge present in your system:
288</p> 293</p>
289 294
290<pre caption="Enabling PCMCIA support"> 295<pre caption="Enabling PCMCIA support">
291Bus options (PCI, PCMCIA, EISA, MCA, ISA) ---&gt; 296Bus options (PCI etc.) ---&gt;
292 PCCARD (PCMCIA/CardBus) support ---&gt; 297 PCCARD (PCMCIA/CardBus) support ---&gt;
293 &lt;*&gt; PCCard (PCMCIA/CardBus) support 298 &lt;*&gt; PCCard (PCMCIA/CardBus) support
294<comment>(select 16 bit if you need support for older PCMCIA cards. Most people want this.)</comment> 299<comment>(select 16 bit if you need support for older PCMCIA cards. Most people want this.)</comment>
295 &lt;*&gt; 16-bit PCMCIA support 300 &lt;*&gt; 16-bit PCMCIA support
296 [*] 32-bit CardBus support 301 [*] 32-bit CardBus support
297<comment>(select the relevant bridges below)</comment> 302<comment>(select the relevant bridges below)</comment>
298 --- PC-card bridges 303 *** PC-card bridges ***
299 &lt;*&gt; CardBus yenta-compatible bridge support (NEW) 304 &lt;*&gt; CardBus yenta-compatible bridge support (NEW)
300 &lt;*&gt; Cirrus PD6729 compatible bridge support (NEW) 305 &lt;*&gt; Cirrus PD6729 compatible bridge support (NEW)
301 &lt;*&gt; i82092 compatible bridge support (NEW) 306 &lt;*&gt; i82092 compatible bridge support (NEW)
302 &lt;*&gt; i82365 compatible bridge support (NEW)
303 &lt;*&gt; Databook TCIC host bridge support (NEW)
304</pre> 307</pre>
305 308
306<p> 309<p>
307When you've finished configuring the kernel, continue with <uri 310When you've finished configuring the kernel, continue with <uri
308link="#compiling">Compiling and Installing</uri>. 311link="#compiling">Compiling and Installing</uri>.

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