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CompTIA Linux+ Certification Study Guide (2009 Exam) by Graham Speake, Terrence V. Lillard, Chris Happel, Brian Barber

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CHAPTER 2 Installing Linux

Exam objectives in this chapter

  • A Note about Hardware

  • Installing from Local Media

  • Installing across the Network

  • Laying Out the Filesystem

  • Disk Types

Unique Terms and Definitions

Logical volume manager (LVM) LVM is a collection of programs that allow larger physical disks to be reassembled into “logical” disks that can be shrunk or expanded as data needs change.

Network file system (NFS) NFS is a protocol developed by Sun Microsystems that allows a computer to mount a volume that resides on a remote computer and access files from across the network as if they were stored locally.

Redundant array of independent disks (RAID) RAID is a form of technology available to Linux systems that ...

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