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LPIC-1/CompTIA Linux+™ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide by Robb Tracy

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Chapter Review

In this chapter, I discussed how to manage hardware in your system and configure Linux kernel modules to support the various installed devices.

I first discussed the various types of storage devices used in a PC system, beginning with the floppy diskette drive. I then reviewed how IDE, SATA, SCSI, and solid-state hard disk drives work and how they are configured. I emphasized that most hard drive troubleshooting issues can be traced back to incorrect master/slave settings with IDE drives and termination/ID settings with SCSI drives. I also pointed out how to manipulate the hardware ID assigned to storage devices to configure the boot device. I also discussed how optical and flash memory storage devices work.

I then reviewed removable ...

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