Introduction to Linux I

Introduction to Linux I Chapter 15 Exam Answer 2016

1 The first stage of the boot process is:

  • The kernel phase
  • The firmware (BIOS/UEFI) stage
  • The init phase
  • The Bootloader (LILO/GRUB) stage

2. The second stage of the boot process is:

  • The firmware (BIOS/UEFI) stage
  • The kernel phase
  • The init phase
  • The Bootloader (LILO/GRUB) stage

3. The third stage of the boot process is:

  • The Bootloader (LILO/GRUB) stage
  • The init phase
  • The firmware (BIOS/UEFI) stage
  • The kernel phase

4. The fourth stage of the boot process is:

  • The Bootloader (LILO/GRUB) stage
  • The kernel
  • The firmware (BIOS/UEFI) stage
  • The init phase

5. The bootloader (GRUB/LILO) loads which of the following components into memory?.
(choose two)

  • The ramdisk
  • The root filesystem
  • The kernel
  • The init process

6. The first process that the kernel launches is called the _____ process.

  • kernel
  • startx
  • sys
  • init

7. The program that first starts the boot process is called the _____.

  • start
  • bootloader
  • exec
  • boot

8. Which file is overwritten at the end of each boot process with the messages that were generated while booting?

  • /var/log/dmsg
  • /var/log/dmesg
  • /var/tmp/dmesg
  • /var/msg/dmesg

9. Which of the following is not a function of the dmesg command?

  • Check how the kernel has dealt with a new device
  • Alter the level of messages that the kernel prints to the console
  • Add a new network interface
  • View the messages generated by the kernel during boot time

10. Which of the following is not a daemon used for logging?

  • ilogd
  • klogd
  • syslogd
  • rsyslogd

11. Which directory is used primarily for storing log messages?

  • /var/logging
  • /var/tmp
  • /var/log
  • /var/spool

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