Redhat Linux Interview Questions and Answers part 5
Q: – If some one deletes /boot directory from your server, than what will happen?
In that case your server will be in unbootable state. Your Server can’t boot without /boot directory because this directory contains all bootable files
The log files for the CUPS printing system are located in the /var/log/cups/ directory.
YUM stands for Yellow dog Updater, Modified because it is based on YUP, the Yellow dog Updater. Where does the name Yellow dog come from? Yellow Dog is a version of Linux for the Power Architecture hardware and is RPM-based, just like Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Fedora. YUP, and later YUM, were written by the Linux community as a way to maintain an RPM-based system.
Q: – How you will install software by YUM?
yum install <pkgname>
Q: – Which option is required to assume the answer "yes" to any questions asked during installation of package dependencies for YUM?
The "-y" option is used to assume the answer "yes".
yum -y install squid
Q: – What does /dev directory contain?
The /dev directory contains all device files that are attached to system or virtual device files that are provided by the kernel.
Q: – What are the advantages of YUM?
– Automatic resolution of software dependencies.
– Multiple software locations at one time.
– Ability to specify particular software versions or architectures.
yum remove <pkgname>
The udev demon used to create and remove all these device nodes or files in /dev/ directory.
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