/bootpartition and a
/homepartition at least (see below). Note you do not need to use LVM, but you can if you wish. It is strongly recommended to use ext4 as the filesystem type for your volumes.
In the course we will be building and installing lots of
software and you must leave sufficient space available for
You will need at least 6GB free in
and at least 1GB free in
make sure the partition(s) holding these have sufficient
Make sure the volume used for /tmp (either the root volume, some
RAM disk, or a separate volume) will have sufficient space for your
You will also need 100MB free in
yumfirst. Note that although this process can take a long time, you can interrupt it and later resume the update.
/etc/selinux/configand follow the comments to change the default mode. Make sure you put a note on your SE Linux configuration in your journal!
Make a copy of your system journal pages that document in detail the Linux install done in class, including any post install steps done. Each configuration choice made during the install and during post-install should be documented in detail so that someone else could duplicate your setup if necessary, even if using a slightly differentdistribution.
A copy of your journal pages. You can send as email to (preferred). If email is a problem for some reason, you may turn in a hard-copy. In this case the pages should be readable, dated, and stapled together. Your name should appear on the first page.
Don't turn in your whole journal, you will need to add to it every day in class! It is common in fact to keep the journal as a text file on the system (with a paper backup of course).
Please see your syllabus for more information about submitting projects.