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LPIC-2 Linux Engineer (201-450) [Video]

By : ACI Learning, Don Pezet, Zachary Memos
Book Image

LPIC-2 Linux Engineer (201-450) [Video]

By: ACI Learning, Don Pezet, Zachary Memos

Overview of this book

The course begins by laying a solid foundation with an overview of capacity planning, ensuring you understand how to measure and optimize system resources effectively. It then dives into the technicalities of monitoring CPU, memory, disk, and network activity, crucial for maintaining system health and performance. The course focuses on deepening your understanding of Linux's core, including kernel components, modules, and the intricacies of compiling a kernel. You'll learn how to monitor and manage the kernel for peak efficiency, alongside exploring systemd and SysV init systems for better process management. Additionally, system recovery techniques, fstab configuration, and managing swap partitions are thoroughly covered to ensure system resilience. The course wraps up with practical skills in managing storage solutions, network configurations, and troubleshooting, alongside essential system administration tasks such as installing programs from source and effective backup strategies.
Table of Contents (7 chapters)
Chapter 2
Linux Kernel
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Section 2
Kernel Modules
One of the primary functions of the Linux kernel is to provide access to hardware. This episode will show you how Linux kernel modules make that possible. You will also learn how to utilize lsmod, modinfo, insmod, rmmod, and modprobe to install, monitor, and remove modules. Finally, you will see how udev assigns device names and how to override the names if necessary.