One of the important aspects of DragonFly is system configuration. Correct system configuration will help prevent headaches during future upgrades. This chapter will explain much of the DragonFly configuration process, including some of the parameters which can be set to tune a DragonFly system.
After reading this chapter, you will know:
How to efficiently work with file systems and swap partitions.
The basics of rc.conf configuration and rc.d startup systems.
How to configure and test a network card.
How to configure virtual hosts on your network devices.
How to use the various configuration files in /etc.
How to tune DragonFly using sysctl variables.
How to tune disk performance and modify kernel limitations.
Before reading this chapter, you should:
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