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RHCE Red Hat Certified Engineer Linux Study Guide (Exam RH302), 5th Edition by Michael Jang

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The Boot Process

CERTIFICATION OBJECTIVES

3.01     The BIOS Initialization Sequence

3.02     The GRUB Boot Loader

3.03     Kernel Initialization and the First Process

3.04     The First Process and /etc/inittab

3.05     Runlevels

3.06     Controlling Services

3.07     System Configuration Files

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When you’ve finished reading this chapter, you’ll know the fundamentals of the boot process. When RHEL 5 is properly installed, the BIOS points to the GRUB boot loader, normally on the appropriate master boot record ...

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