LPI Linux Certification in a Nutshell

Errata for LPI Linux Certification in a Nutshell

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page xii
Preface in paragraph LPI Level 1 Exams

"You may establish an online account with VUE and resister..." should be: "You may establish an online account with VUE and register..."

Anonymous   
Printed
Page xiii
Subtitle at the bottom of the page

"Parts 1 and 2: LPI Level 1 Exams 101 and 201" NOW READS: "Parts 1 and 2: LPI Level 1 Exams 101 and 102"

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2004
Printed
Page 15
1st paragraph, 3rd sample entry

[$ ...series of commands on arg2...] NOW READS: [$ ...series of commands on arg3...]

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2005
Printed
Page 68
GNU and Unix Commands, in sed command Example 6, in the last line of page

11,20s/abc/@@@/g NOW READS: 11,20s/abc/def/g

Anonymous    May 01, 2004
Printed
Page 73
1st paragraph

"On each disk in a PC, there may be between 1 and 16 partitions." NOW READS: "On each disk in a PC, there must be at least one partition in order for the disk to be useful. On an IDE disk, there may be up to 64 partitions. On a SCSI disk, there may be up to 16 partitions."

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2005
Printed
Page 73
1st paragraph under Logical partitions

"1 to 12 logical partitions may be created. Logical partitions are numbered from 5 to 16." NOW READS: "On an IDE disk, up to 60 logical partitions may be created. On a SCSI disk, up to 12 logical partitions may be created. Logical partitions are numbered starting with 5."

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2005
Printed
Page 73
2nd paragraph under Logical partitions

"Under this PC partitioning scheme, a maximum of 15 partitions with filesystems may exist on a single physical disk (3 primary plus 12 logical), more than enough..." NOW READS: "Under this PC partitioning scheme, a maximum of 15 or 63 partitions with filesystems may exist on a single physical disk (3 primaries plus 12 logical for SCSI and 3 primaries plus 60 logical for IDE), ..."

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2005
Printed
Page 74
1st paragraph

"It is unlikely that all of the 15 possible partitions on a disk would be necessary just to support Linux." NOW READS: "... 63 or even 15 possible partitions ..."

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2005
Printed
Page 75
6th paragraph - beginning with "In addition..."

In the listed paragraph, it mentions the six partitions listed (that do not belong under the root directory) in addition to /swap. There are only five listed: /boot /home /tmp /var /usr What is missing is /opt In table 1-15 on the same page, /opt is listed.

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 84
4th paragraph, last line

On Linux, the du command can help display disk utilization information on a per-directory basis and perhaps answer that question. du recursively examines directories and reports detailed or summarized information on the amount of space consumed A period HAS BEEN ADDED at the end of the sentence.

Anonymous    Nov 01, 2003
Printed
Page 98
Example 2

Turn on user quotas only on the /home filesystem: # quotaon -gv /home NOW READS: Turn on user quotas only on the /home filesystem: # quotaon -u /home

Anonymous    Jun 01, 2005
Printed
Page 118
2nd paragraph "ln"

The description of the -s switch of the ln command previously read: "Create a symbolic link rather than a hard link;this is the default" NOW READS: "Create a symbolic link rather than a hard link."

Anonymous    Nov 01, 2003
Printed
Page 329
table 2-15; description for start

start enables sprinting and starts the lpd if jobs... NOW READS: start enables printing and starts the lpd if jobs...

Anonymous    Nov 01, 2003
Printed
Page 334
At the bottom of the page

In older printings, Figure 2-6 is missing. This image can be downloaded from our web site at: http://examples.oreilly.com/9781565927483/lpi_1601.gif

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 334
At the bottom of the page

Figure 2-6 was missing. This image can be downloaded from our web site at: http://examples.oreilly.com/9781565927483/lpi_1601.gif The image HAS BEEN INSERTED into the print edition.

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2004