A fast-paced guide to customizing and performing upgrades to Linux on a network
In order to fulfill Linux's promise of delivering speed, efficiency, and reliability to a network, you must be able to properly customize and perform upgrades on this operating system. Updated to reflect all the recent changes to the core Linux kernel up through version 2.4, this new edition of the McKinnons' popular book gets you quickly up to speed on everything you need to know to customize and upgrade your Linux systems. Following the highly successful approach that the McKinnons have refined during their years as professional trainers, this accessible guide takes you step-by-step through the decisions and procedures required to customize Linux and make use of the many available upgrades.
This book shows you how to:
* Install Linux on an IDE or SCSI/RAID system
* Install Linux using NFS
* Configure the video and monitor performance
* Upgrade the kernel using RPM packages