LPI Linux Certification/LPIC2 Exam 201/System Startup

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Section Overview[edit]

  • Customizing system startup and boot processes
  • System recovery

Customizing system startup and boot processes[edit]

Overview[edit]

Description: Candidates should be able to edit appropriate system startup scripts to customize standard system run levels and boot processes. This objective includes interacting with run levels and creating custom initrd images as needed.

Key files, terms, and utilities include:

/etc/init.d/
/etc/inittab
/etc/rc.d/
mkinitrd (both Red Hat and Debian scripts)

Exercises[edit]

System recovery[edit]

Overview[edit]

Description: Candidates should be able to properly manipulate a Linux system during both the boot process and during recovery mode. This objective includes using both the init utility and init= kernel options.

Key files, terms, and utilities include:

inittab
LILO
init
mount
fsck

Exercises[edit]