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Linux® Desk Reference, Second Edition by Scott Hawkins

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Related Files

/var/log/wtmp Login records file.
/fastboot This file's existence constitutes a request by the system to skip fsck at reboot time.
/etc/inittab Defines what processes are to be started at what runlevel.
/etc/shutdown.allow Users specified in this file are permitted to invoke the shutdown command.
/etc/r Multiuser initialization file.
/etc/fstab Contain mount information for filesystems.
/etc/hd?? Display disk device.
/etc/sd?? SCSI disk device.
/etc/initscript If the file exists, it is used by init to start new processes.
/dev/console Display console device driver.
/etc/ioctl.save Specify console's ioctl states.
/etc/lilo.conf Specify LILO configuration options.

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