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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
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7<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-config.xml,v 1.52 2004/11/20 22:23:30 neysx Exp $ --> 7<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/hb-install-config.xml,v 1.53 2004/12/22 21:35:40 swift Exp $ -->
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9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>1.49</version> 11<version>1.50</version>
12<date>2004-10-23</date> 12<date>2004-12-22</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>
18<body> 18<body>
19 19
20<p> 20<p>
21Under Linux, all partitions used by the system must be listed in 21Under Linux, all partitions used by the system must be listed in
22<path>/etc/fstab</path>. This file contains the mountpoints of those partitions 22<path>/etc/fstab</path>. This file contains the mountpoints of those partitions
23(where they are seen in the file system structure), how they should be mounted 23(where they are seen in the file system structure), how they should be mounted
24and with what special options (automatically or not, whether users can mount 24and with what special options (automatically or not, whether users can mount
25them or not, etc.) 25them or not, etc.)
26</p> 26</p>
27 27
345 345
346<pre caption="Opening /etc/hosts"> 346<pre caption="Opening /etc/hosts">
347# <i>nano -w /etc/hosts</i> 347# <i>nano -w /etc/hosts</i>
348</pre> 348</pre>
349 349
350<pre caption="Filling in the networking information"> 350<pre caption="Filling in the networking information">
351127.0.0.1 localhost 351127.0.0.1 localhost
352192.168.0.5 jenny.homenetwork jenny 352192.168.0.5 jenny.homenetwork jenny
353192.168.0.6 benny.homenetwork benny 353192.168.0.6 benny.homenetwork benny
354192.168.0.7 tux.homenetwork tux 354192.168.0.7 tux.homenetwork tux
355</pre> 355</pre>
356 356
357<p> 357<p>
358If your system is the only system (or the nameservers handle all name 358If your system is the only system (or the nameservers handle all name
359resolution) a single line is sufficient. For instance, if you want to call your 359resolution) a single line is sufficient. For instance, if you want to call your
360system <c>tux.homenetwork</c>: 360system <c>tux</c>:
361</p> 361</p>
362 362
363<pre caption="/etc/hosts for lonely or fully integrated PCs"> 363<pre caption="/etc/hosts for lonely or fully integrated PCs">
364127.0.0.1 tux.homenetwork tux localhost 364127.0.0.1 localhost tux
365</pre> 365</pre>
366 366
367<p> 367<p>
368Save and exit the editor to continue. 368Save and exit the editor to continue.
369</p> 369</p>
370 370
371<p> 371<p>
372If you don't have PCMCIA, you can now continue with <uri 372If you don't have PCMCIA, you can now continue with <uri
373link="#doc_chap3">System Information</uri>. PCMCIA-users should read the 373link="#doc_chap3">System Information</uri>. PCMCIA-users should read the
374following topic on PCMCIA. 374following topic on PCMCIA.
375</p> 375</p>
376 376
377</body> 377</body>
378</subsection> 378</subsection>
379<subsection> 379<subsection>

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