Candidates should be able to properly configure a kernel to include or disable specific features of the Linux kernel as necessary. This objective includes compiling and recompiling the Linux kernel as needed, updating and noting changes in a new kernel, creating an initrd image and installing new kernels.
- Key knowledge area(s):
- GRUB configuration files
- Kernel 2.6.x make targets
- The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
- make targets (config, xconfig, menuconfig, oldconfig, mrproper, zImage, bzImage, modules, modules_install)