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LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide: Exam 101-400 and Exam 102-400, 4th Edition by Richard Blum, Christine Bresnahan

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Chapter 3

Configuring Hardware

THE FOLLOWING EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 101.1 Determine and configure hardware settings
  • 102.1 Design hard disk layout
  • 104.1 Create partitions and filesystems
  • 104.2 Maintain the integrity of filesystems
  • 104.3 Control mounting and unmounting of filesystems

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All OSs run atop hardware, and this hardware influences how the OSs run. Obviously, hardware can be fast or slow, reliable or unreliable. A somewhat more subtle detail is that OSs provide various means of configuring and accessing the hardware—partitioning hard disks and reading data from Universal Serial Bus (USB) devices, for instance. You ...

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