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  1. Questions about fork() exec() and exported variables

    Hello and thanks in advance for any assistance anyone can offer

    The short version of my question is.. How & when do exported variables get inherited into a newly created child process?

    The...
  2. It matters because with such a different NIC...

    It matters because with such a different NIC naming standard between the 2 environments, it tells me there's more going on behind the curtain than I understand. If someone asks me why they're so...
  3. Confused why NIC is named difference between VMWare & Virtualbox

    I was looking at the ifconfig output of Centos 7 guests on both VMWare & Virtualbox and my ethernet NIC card is named different between the two. On Virtualbox it's enp0s3 & on the VMWare guest it's...
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    I'm currently just playing around with Centos 7...

    I'm currently just playing around with Centos 7 in Virtualbox setting, and have only created default disks of 8 Gb. I understand that with physical sectors of 4096 bytes, aligning partitions start...
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    Thanks for the reply! It sounds like you're...

    Thanks for the reply!
    It sounds like you're saying the output of the "Sector size (logical/physical)" field and the output of the "I/O size (minimum/optimal)" field are identical.... Am I understand...
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    Quick question about fdisk output

    Hello and thanks in advance for any assistance anyone can offer

    I've been reading up on fdisk & when I issue the "fdisk -l /dev/sda" I get the field

    "I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes /...
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    Question about xterm session $HOME

    Hello and thanks in advance for any assistance anyone can offer me

    The fast & dirty question is... Could someone please tell me which file would open an xterm session into $HOME/Desktop instead of...
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    Thanks for the help! I'm on Centos 7...

    Thanks for the help!

    I'm on Centos 7 3.10.0-327.18.2.el7.x86_64 running in as a VirtualBox 5.1 guest.

    Like I said I thought the 'x/-x' switch would not return processes/daemons that were...
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    What is the 'ps x' option?

    Hello and thanks in advance for any help anyone can offer... lol... My OCD is kicking in on this and it's driving me crazy trying to figure this out

    I was looking at the 'ps' command switches and...
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    process signals verses exit() system call

    Hello and thanks in advance for any help anyone can offer me

    I've been reading up on process signal calls (sighup, sigint, sigkill & sigterm) and I understand they all have different methods of...
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    Question about Volume Boot Record

    Hello and thanks in advance for any help anyone can offer

    Hopefully this is a simple question but is the Volume Boot Record (VBR) only used in Windows? I've seen references to it in relationship...
  12. Thread: Grub 2 Menu

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    Grub 2 Menu

    The quick & dirty question I have is... What app/script actually loads the Grub 2 menu system? And where is it located?

    The longer question is I understand the core.img is loaded onto the first 63...
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    Simple question about Grub 2

    Hello... And thanks in advance to anyone that can offer me any help

    I'm trying to understand the Linux boot process better and I'm a little unclear on what happens during the stage 2 of the boot...
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    Question about MBR & embedded core.img

    Hello and thanks in advance for any help anyone can offer me

    I'm trying to understand the Redhat/Centos 7 boot process. From a 10,000 foot view I think I got what's going on but I'm trying to...
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