Linux Administration, Part 5 of 7: Boot Process

Linux Administration, Part 5 of 7: Boot Process

LearnNow Online
Updated Jun 24, 2024
Course Description

Course description

This course will help you understand the most important and fundamental concepts of Linux server administration. More importantly, you will be able to put those concepts to use in practical real-world situations. You'll be able to configure, maintain, and support a variety of Linux systems. You can even use the skills you learned to become a Linux System Engineer or Linux System Administrator. This course covers the boot process, system logging and disk management.

Each LearnNowOnline training course is made up of Modules (typically an hour in length). Within each module there are Topics (typically 15-30 minutes each) and Subtopics (typically 2-5 minutes each). There is a Post Exam for each Module that must be passed with a score of 70% or higher to successfully and fully complete the course.



Meet the expert

Jason Cannon

Jason Cannon is the author of Linux Administration, the founder of the Linux Training Academy, and an instructor to thousands of satisfied students. He has worked for many technology companies who take information security seriously as well as security firms such as Mandiant and FireEye.


Video Runtime

35 Minutes

Time to complete

55 Minutes


Course Outline

Boot Process and Logging

The Linux Boot Process (00:21)

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • The Linux Boot Process (00:00)
  • Summary (00:08)

System Logging (15:45)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • System Logging (08:38)
  • Disk Management (06:50)
  • Summary (00:08)

Disk Management (18:59)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Creating Partitions with fdisk (04:54)
  • File Systems (08:51)
  • Introduction to the Logical Volume Manager (02:51)
  • Layers of Abstraction (02:06)
  • Summary (00:08)