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Actual exam question from LPI's 101-500
Question #: 98
Topic #: 1
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Which of the following statements are correct about the initial RAM disk involved in the boot process of Linux? (Choose two.)

  • A. An initramfs is a compressed file system archive, which can be unpacked to examine its contents.
  • B. An initramfs file contains the MBR, the bootloader and the Linux kernel.
  • C. After a successful boot, the initramfs contents are available in /run/initramfs/.
  • D. The kernel uses the initramfs temporarily before accessing the real root file system.
  • E. An initramfs does not depend on a specific kernel version and is not changed after the initial installation.
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Suggested Answer: AC 🗳️

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dwarf
Highly Voted 2 years, 3 months ago
For me A and D.
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cast7omadrid1
2 years, 3 months ago
I have doubts about this question, you may be right but I can't find anything to corroborate it. Where can I find this information?
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cast7omadrid1
2 years, 2 months ago
dwarf you're right
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glorofarz
2 years, 1 month ago
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_startup_process#Early_user_space
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biggydanny
2 years, 1 month ago
i think its a and d
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Egorroico
Most Recent 1 week, 4 days ago
Selected Answer: AD
AD is correct
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n42hira
1 month, 3 weeks ago
Asked my teacher today he says its A + D for shure, he is a Linux Expert
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Lazylinux
3 months, 3 weeks ago
Selected Answer: AD
AD for sure..here is why The kernel will then open the initramfs (initial RAM filesystem). The initramfs is an archive containing a filesystem used as a temporary root filesystem during the boot process. The main purpose of an initramfs file is to provide the required modules so the kernel can access the “real” root filesystem of the operating system" An initramfs is a compressed file system archive, which can be unpacked to examine its contents. The kernel uses the initramfs temporarily before accessing the real root file system
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gonzaloco
3 months, 4 weeks ago
Selected Answer: AD
A and D
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marenco
5 months ago
Just in case I have read the book, Answers A and D >> based on this >> The kernel will then open the initramfs (initial RAM filesystem). The initramfs is an archive containing a filesystem used as a temporary root filesystem during the boot process. The main purpose of an initramfs file is to provide the required modules so the kernel can access the “real” root filesystem of the operating system.
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molotov
6 months, 1 week ago
Selected Answer: AD
I go with A and D
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serlan
7 months ago
Selected Answer: AD
A and D are correct
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McReseau
1 year, 2 months ago
A and D are correct
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MaxMer
1 year, 2 months ago
A and D are correct
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CuriousLinuxCat
1 year, 4 months ago
Hmm, I thought it was A and D.
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McLaba
1 year, 4 months ago
D is not 'temporaneally', it's always ready also after the boot
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MaikyCR28
5 months ago
"The kernel will then open the initramfs (initial RAM filesystem). The initramfs is an archive containing a filesystem used as a temporary root filesystem during the boot process. The main purpose of an initramfs file is to provide the required modules so the kernel can access the “real” root filesystem of the operating system". Page 25 Official LPIC-1 101-500 book
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Chenar
1 year, 6 months ago
The Correct Answer is : A and D
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2 years ago
Choose two answers but there are three correct answers (A, C and D), the temporary filesystem is created at boot time after decompress initramfs on /run/initramfs after system start and is necessary to shutdown the system, with it root filesystem can be unmounted properly.
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