LPI Linux Certification/Determine and configure hardware settings

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101.1 Determine and configure hardware settings[edit]

(LPIC-1 Version 5.0)

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Description: Candidates should be able to determine and configure fundamental system hardware

Key Knowledge Areas:

  • Enable and disable integrated peripherals.
  • Differentiate between the various types of mass storage devices.
  • Determine hardware resources for devices.
  • Tools and utilities to list various hardware information (e.g. lsusb, lspci, etc.).
  • Tools and utilities to manipulate USB devices.
  • Conceptual understanding of sysfs, udev and dbus.

The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:

  • /sys/
  • /proc/
  • /dev/
  • modprobe
  • lsmod
  • lspci
  • lsusb