LPI Linux Certification/Customising System Startup & Boot Processes

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Detailed Objective[edit]

Weight: 4

Description:
Candidates should be able to query and modify the behaviour of system services at various run levels. A thorough understanding of the init structure and boot process is required. This objective includes interacting with runlevels.

  • Key Knowledge Areas:
    • Linux Standard Base Specification (LSB)
  • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
    • /etc/inittab
    • /etc/init.d/
    • /etc/rc.d/
    • chkconfig
    • update-rc.d