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Exercises

1.What is the purpose of the kernel?
2.How would you display a list of all loaded modules in the current kernel?
3.Which command would you give to upgrade the kernel from an rpm file, and how is this different from upgrading other packages?
4.How would you display information from the kernel about the hard disk on the first IDE channel?
5.The noreplacement kernel argument tells the kernel not to use CPU-specific sections of code. How would you use this argument?
6.What is a boot loader?


  

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