LPI Linux Certification/Troubleshooting Bootloaders

Detailed Objective edit

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Candidates should be able to determine specific stage failures and corrective techniques.

  • Key knowledge area(s):
    • LILO
    • GRUB
    • Know the different bootloader install locations on a hard disk or removable device
    • Overwriting standard bootloader options or using bootloader shells
  • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
    • The contents of /boot/ and /boot/grub/
    • /etc/lilo.conf
    • grub
    • grub-install
    • lilo

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