Hands-on Booting: Learn the Boot Process of Linux, Windows, and Unix
By 作者:Yogesh Babar
pages 页数: 488 pages
Publisher Finelybook 出版社: Apress; 1st ed. edition (1 July 2020)
Language 语言: English
The Book Description robot was collected from Amazon and arranged by Finelybook
Master the booting procedure of various operating systems with in-depth analysis of bootloaders and firmware. The primary focus is on the Linux booting procedure along with other popular operating systems such as Windows and Unix.
Hands-on Booting begins By 作者:explaining what a bootloader is, starting with the Linux bootloader followed By 作者:bootloaders for Windows and Unix systems. Next, you’ll address the BIOS and UEFI firmware By 作者:installing multiple operating systems on one machine and booting them through the Linux bootloader. Further, you’ll see the kernel’s role in the booting procedure of the operating system and the dependency between kernel, initramfs, and dracut. You’ll also cover systemd, examining its structure and how it mounts the user root filesystem. In the final section, the book explains troubleshooting methodologies such as debugging shells followed By 作者:live images and rescue mode.
On completing this book, you will understand the booting process of major operating systems such as Linux, Windows, and Unix. You will also know how to fix the Linux booting issues through various boot modes.
What You Will Learn
Examine the BIOS and UEFI firmware
Understanding the Linux boot loader (GRUB)
Work with initramfs, dracut, and systemd
Fix can’t-boot issues on Linux