Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Create Partitions and Filesystems Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Create Partitions and Filesystems

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Manage MBR partition tables
  • Manage GPT partition tables
  • Create various filesystems

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 102.2 Install a boot manager
  • LPI: 104.1 Create partitions and filesystems
  • LPI: 104.2 Maintain the integrity of the filesystem
  • CompTIA: 1.1 Explain Linux boot process concepts
  • CompTIA: 1.4 Given a scenario, manage storage in a Linux environment.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1- Create Partitions and Filesystems

The hard disk on a system must be partitioned before you can use it. Information about these partitions is recorded in the MBR (Master Boot Record) and GPT (GUID Partition Table) on the drive. In this exercise, you will understand how to create partitions and filesystems on a disk.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Manage MBR partition tables
  • Manage GPT partition tables
  • Create various filesystems

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