LPI Linux Certification/Adding New Hardware

Detailed Objective edit

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Candidates should be able to configure internal and external devices for a system including new hard disks, dumb terminal devices, serial UPS devices, multi-port serial cards, and LCD panels.

  • Key knowledge area(s):
    • X.org
    • XFree86
    • Module tools
    • Tools and utilities to list various hardware information (e.g. lsdev, lspci, etc.)
    • Tools and utilities to manipulate legacy interfaces (RS232, LPT, etc)
    • Tools and utilities to manipulate USB devices
  • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
    • modprobe
    • lsmod
    • lsdev
    • lspci
    • setserial
    • usbview
    • lsusb