LPI Linux Certification/Creating & Configuring File System Options

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Candidates should be able to configure automount filesystems using AutoFS. This objective includes configuring automount for network and device filesystems. Also included is creating filesystems for devices such as CD-ROMs.

  • Key Knowledge Areas:
    • autofs configuration files
    • UDF and ISO9660 tools and utilities
    • awareness of CD-ROM filesystems (UDF, ISO9660, HFS)
    • awareness of CD-ROM filesystem extensions (Joliet, Rock Ridge, El Torito)
  • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and


    • /etc/auto.master
    • /etc/auto.[dir]
    • mkisofs
    • dd
    • mke2fs