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Chapter 7Boot, Initialization, Shutdown, and Runlevels

In this chapter, you’ll learn about the boot process employed by Linux. We will address a number of key files and concepts first and then put the items together to walk through the entire boot. You will also see the steps involved when a user logs on to the system, and thus see the full cycle from boot to daily operation. This chapter covers the following course objectives:

1. Understand the Runlevel Concept (3036)

2. Describe the Linux Load Procedure (3037)

3. Manage Runlevels (3037)

4. Manage the GRUB Boot Loader (3037)

5. Modify System Settings (3037)

6. Describe Startup Shell Scripts and Services (3037)

7. Troubleshoot the Boot Process of a SLES 9 System (3038)

8. Configure ...

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