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67the system you want to custom-build from scratch. 67the system you want to custom-build from scratch.
68</abstract> 68</abstract>
69 69
70<license/> 70<license/>
71 71
72<version>2.6.16</version> 72<version>2.6.17</version>
73<date>September 27, 2003</date> 73<date>September 30, 2003</date>
74 74
75<chapter> 75<chapter>
76<title>About the Install</title> 76<title>About the Install</title>
77<section> 77<section>
78<body> 78<body>
2462 2462
2463 2463
2464<chapter> 2464<chapter>
2465<title>Final Network Configuration</title> 2465<title>Final Network Configuration</title>
2466<section> 2466<section>
2467<title>Loading the Kernel Modules</title>
2467<body> 2468<body>
2468 2469
2469<p> 2470<p>
2470Add the names of any modules that are necessary for the proper functioning of 2471Add the names of any modules that are necessary for the proper functioning of
2471your system to <path>/etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.4</path> file (you can 2472your system to <path>/etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.4</path> file (you can
2474ethernet card module, if you happened to compile it as a module: 2475ethernet card module, if you happened to compile it as a module:
2475</p> 2476</p>
2476 2477
2477<pre caption="/etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.4"> 2478<pre caption="/etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.4">
2478<comment>This is assuming that you are using a 3com card. 2479<comment>This is assuming that you are using a 3com card.
2479Check <path>/lib/modules/&lt;kernel version&gt;/kernel/drivers/net</path> for your card. </comment> 2480Check /lib/modules/&lt;kernel version&gt;/kernel/drivers/net for your card. </comment>
24803c59x 24813c59x
2481</pre> 2482</pre>
2482 2483
2484</body>
2485</section>
2486<section>
2487<title>Configuring the Network Interfaces</title>
2488<body>
2489
2483<p> 2490<p>
2484Edit the <path>/etc/conf.d/net</path> script to get your network configured 2491Edit the <path>/etc/conf.d/net</path> script to get your network configured
2485for your first boot: 2492for your first boot.
2486</p> 2493</p>
2487 2494
2488<pre caption="Boot time Network Configuration"> 2495<pre caption="Boot time Network Configuration">
2489# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/net</i> 2496# <i>nano -w /etc/conf.d/net</i>
2490<comment>Only for non-PCMCIA network cards:</comment> 2497</pre>
2498
2499<p>
2500If you want eth0 to automatically receive its IP, set <c>iface_eth0</c>
2501to <e>dhcp</e>. Otherwise fill in your IP, broadcast address and
2502netmask. If you have several interfaces, do the same for <c>iface_eth1</c>,
2503<c>iface_eth2</c> etc.
2504</p>
2505
2506<p>
2507Now add the <c>net.eth0</c> initscript to the default runlevel <e>if</e>
2508it isn't a PCMCIA network card:
2509</p>
2510
2511<pre caption="Automatically start the network interfaces during boot">
2491# <i>rc-update add net.eth0 default</i> 2512# <i>rc-update add net.eth0 default</i>
2492</pre> 2513</pre>
2493 2514
2494<p> 2515<p>
2495If you have multiple network cards or tokenring interfaces, you need to create 2516If you have multiple network cards or tokenring interfaces, you need to create
2496additional <path>net.eth<comment>x</comment></path> or 2517additional <path>net.eth</path><comment>x</comment> or
2497<path>net.tr<comment>x</comment></path> scripts respectively for each one 2518<path>net.tr</path><comment>x</comment> scripts respectively for each one
2498(<comment>x</comment> = 1, 2, ...): 2519(<comment>x</comment> = 1, 2, ...):
2499</p> 2520</p>
2500 2521
2501<pre caption="Multiple Network Interfaces"> 2522<pre caption="Multiple Network Interfaces">
2502# <i>cd /etc/init.d</i> 2523# <i>cd /etc/init.d</i>
2503# <i>ln -s net.eth0 net.eth<comment>x</comment></i> 2524# <i>ln -s net.eth0 net.eth<comment>x</comment></i>
2504<comment>Only for non-PCMCIA network cards:</comment> 2525</pre>
2526
2527<p>
2528Now for each created initscript, add it to the default runlevel (again
2529only if it isn't a PCMCIA network card):
2530</p>
2531
2532<pre caption = "Adding net.ethx to the default runlevel">
2505# <i>rc-update add net.eth<comment>x</comment> default</i> 2533# <i>rc-update add net.eth<comment>x</comment> default</i>
2506</pre> 2534</pre>
2507 2535
2536</body>
2537</section>
2538<section>
2539<title>Only for PCMCIA Users</title>
2540<body>
2541
2508<p> 2542<p>
2509If you have a PCMCIA card installed, have a quick look into 2543If you have a PCMCIA card installed, have a quick look into
2510<path>/etc/init.d/pcmcia</path> to verify that things seem all right for 2544<path>/etc/conf.d/pcmcia</path> to verify that things seem all right for
2511your setup, then run the following command: 2545your setup, then run the following command:
2512</p> 2546</p>
2513 2547
2514<pre caption = "Have PCMCIA services start automatically"> 2548<pre caption = "Have PCMCIA services start automatically">
2515# <i>rc-update add pcmcia boot</i> 2549# <i>rc-update add pcmcia boot</i>

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