Linux Administration/Installation/Boot Manager
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This lesson covers boot management.
Objectives and Skills[edit | edit source]
Objectives and skills for the boot manager portion of Linux+ certification include:
- Install a boot manager
- Providing alternative boot locations and backup boot options
- Install and configure a boot loader such as GRUB Legacy
- Perform basic configuration changes for GRUB 2
- Interact with the boot loader
- The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
- menu.lst, grub.cfg and grub.conf
Readings[edit | edit source]
- Wikipedia: GNU GRUB
- Wikipedia: Master boot record
- Wikibooks: LPI Linux Certification/Install A Boot Manager
- Linux.com: How to Rescue a Non-booting GRUB 2 on Linux
Multimedia[edit | edit source]
Activities[edit | edit source]
- Complete the tutorial IBM: Learn Linux, 101: Install a boot manager
- Complete the tutorial OpenSource: An introduction to GRUB2 configuration for your Linux machine
- Review Linoxide: How to Set Linux Grub Password with Examples. Set a GRUB password on your test system.
- Review HowToGeek: How to Configure the GRUB2 Boot Loader’s Settings. Set GRUB to boot automatically after 10 seconds.
Lesson Summary[edit | edit source]
- The command
grub-mkpasswd-pbkdf2generates an encrypted password for GRUB.