Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Design Hard Disk Layout 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 - Design Hard Disk Layout

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Ensure the /boot partition conforms to the hardware architecture

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 102.2 Install a boot manager
  • LPI: 102.1 Design hard disk layout
  • LPI: 1.4 Given a scenario, manage storage in a Linux environment
  • CompTIA: 1.1 Explain Linux boot process concepts

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Design Hard Disk Layout

Partitioning a hard disk helps speed-up file-checks, design enhanced data-security, and configure a wider range of file accessibility modes.

In this exercise, you will understand how Linux lays out the directory structure on the hard disk.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System

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