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9<sections> 9<sections>
10<section> 10<section>
11<title>Filesystem Information</title> 11<title>Filesystem Information</title>
12<subsection> 12<subsection>
89/dev/hda1 /boot ext2 noauto 1 2 89/dev/hda1 /boot ext2 noauto 1 2
90</pre> 90</pre>
91 91
92<p> 92<p>
93Now, to improve performance, most users would want to add the <c>noatime</c> 93Now, to improve performance, most users would want to add the <c>noatime</c>
94option as mountoption, which results in a faster system since access times 94option as a mountoption, which results in a faster system since access times
95aren't registered (you don't need those generally anyway): 95aren't registered (you don't need those generally anyway):
96</p> 96</p>
97 97
98<pre caption="An improved /boot line for /etc/fstab"> 98<pre caption="An improved /boot line for /etc/fstab">
99/dev/hda1 /boot ext2 noauto,noatime 1 2 99/dev/hda1 /boot ext2 noauto,noatime 1 2
165<body> 165<body>
166 166
167<p> 167<p>
168One of the choices the user has to make is name his PC. This seems to be quite 168One of the choices the user has to make is name his PC. This seems to be quite
169easy, but <e>lots</e> of users are having difficulties finding the appropriate 169easy, but <e>lots</e> of users are having difficulties finding the appropriate
170name for their Linux-pc. To speed things up, know that any name you choose can 170name for their Linux PC. To speed things up, know that any name you choose can
171be changed afterwards. For all we care, you can just call your system 171be changed afterwards. For all we care, you can just call your system
172<c>tux</c> and domain <c>homenetwork</c>. 172<c>tux</c> and domain <c>homenetwork</c>.
173</p> 173</p>
174 174
175<p> 175<p>
211<title>Configuring your Network</title> 211<title>Configuring your Network</title>
212<body> 212<body>
213 213
214<p> 214<p>
215Before you get that "Hey, we've had that already"-feeling, you should remember 215Before you get that "Hey, we've had that already"-feeling, you should remember
216that the networking you set up in the beginning of the gentoo installation was 216that the networking you set up in the beginning of the Gentoo installation was
217just for the installation. Right now you are going to configure networking for 217just for the installation. Right now you are going to configure networking for
218your Gentoo system permanently. 218your Gentoo system permanently.
219</p> 219</p>
220 220
221<p> 221<p>
250link="?part=1&amp;chap=3#doc_chap4_sect3">Understanding Network 250link="?part=1&amp;chap=3#doc_chap4_sect3">Understanding Network
251Terminology</uri> if you haven't done so already. 251Terminology</uri> if you haven't done so already.
252</p> 252</p>
253 253
254<p> 254<p>
255So let us give two examples; the first one uses DHCP, the second one a static IP 255So let us give three examples; the first one uses DHCP, the second one a static
256(192.168.0.2) with netmask 255.255.255.0, broadcast 192.168.0.255 and gateway 256IP (192.168.0.2) with netmask 255.255.255.0, broadcast 192.168.0.255 and
257192.168.0.1: 257gateway 192.168.0.1 while the third one just activates the interface for
258rp-pppoe usage:
258</p> 259</p>
259 260
260<pre caption="Examples for /etc/conf.d/net"> 261<pre caption="Examples for /etc/conf.d/net">
261<comment>(For DHCP:)</comment> 262<comment>(For DHCP:)</comment>
262iface_eth0="dhcp" 263iface_eth0="dhcp"
263 264
264<comment>(For static IP:)</comment> 265<comment>(For static IP:)</comment>
265iface_eth0="192.168.0.2 broadcast 192.168.0.255 netmask 255.255.255.0" 266iface_eth0="192.168.0.2 broadcast 192.168.0.255 netmask 255.255.255.0"
266gateway="eth0/192.168.0.1" 267gateway="eth0/192.168.0.1"
268
269<comment>(For rp-pppoe:)</comment>
270iface_eth0="up"
267</pre> 271</pre>
268 272
269<p> 273<p>
270If you have several network interfaces, create extra <c>iface_eth</c> variables, 274If you have several network interfaces, create extra <c>iface_eth</c> variables,
271like <c>iface_eth1</c>, <c>iface_eth2</c> etc. The <c>gateway</c> variable 275like <c>iface_eth1</c>, <c>iface_eth2</c> etc. The <c>gateway</c> variable

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