Chapter 5 Fedora Create File System allows You Attach Fedora

Document Type
Test Prep
Book Title
Guide to Parallel Operating Systems with Windows 7 and Linux (Networking) 2nd Edition
Authors
Ron Carswell, Shen Jiang, Terrill Freese
Chapter 5: File Systems
TRUE/FALSE
1. In Windows 7, a drive letter must be assigned to each hard drive and optical drive installed in a PC.
2. In Windows 7, a file can be both encrypted and compressed on a hard disk.
3. In the context of creating storage on a disk, an unallocated area is one that does not contain a primary
or extended partition.
4. Windows 7 and Fedora 13 have the same approaches to mounting a file system.
5. Unlike Windows 7, Fedora 13 does not automatically check the file systems at boot time.
MULTIPLE CHOICE
1. In Windows 7, a(n) ____ partition contains an OS.
a.
extended
c.
active
b.
logical
d.
system reserved
2. The smallest unit of space on a FAT disk that any OS can access is a ____, which usually consists of
512 bytes.
a.
sector
c.
group
b.
track
d.
cluster
3. NTFS uses a ____ for managing access to files.
a.
virtual file allocation table (VFAT)
c.
master file table (MFT)
b.
vnode
d.
file allocation table (FAT)
4. The ____ option in NTFS provides a fail-safe mechanism by using transactions to ensure that data is
written to the hard drive.
a.
compression
c.
security
b.
encryption
d.
journalizing
5. The Windows 7 OS supports ____, a means of reducing the amount of space needed to store a block of
data.
a.
compaction
c.
condensation
b.
compression
d.
contraction
6. A(n) ____ disc is a computer storage medium that operates using digitized beams of light.
a.
celluloid
c.
optical
b.
magnetic
d.
floppy
7. Fedora 13 assigns logical storage areas called ____ on a hard drive.
a.
tracks
c.
sections
b.
partitions
d.
cylinders
8. The Fedora 13 Extended 2 file system provides ____ to keep files safe from intruders who might gain
unauthorized physical access to sensitive, stored data.
a.
compression
c.
quotas
b.
auditing
d.
encryption
9. For copyright reasons, Fedora 13 does not automatically recognize ____, and sometimes it requires
kernel updates for the driver.
a.
NTFS
c.
ISO 9660
b.
FAT
d.
UDF
10. ____ creates the root of the directory structure and the file system for use.
a.
Partitioning
c.
Formatting
b.
Allocating
d.
Defining
11. In Fedora 13, if you need to create a mount point on the current file system, you first create a directory
in the file system using the ____ command.
a.
mkdir
c.
fdisk
b.
mkfs
d.
mount
12. In Fedora 13, ____ is the process by which a file system becomes available for use.
a.
scanning
c.
mounting
b.
structuring
d.
partitioning
13. Using the ____ option in the mount command prints a help message.
a.
-h
c.
-v
b.
-l
d.
-w
14. In Fedora 13, you can use the ____ command and manage swap space.
a.
pathchk
c.
cat
b.
fdisk
d.
fsck
15. Which tab in the Local Disk Properties dialog box would you select to perform disk cleanup?
a.
General
c.
Hardware
b.
Tools
d.
Sharing
16. After ____, each file and folder on your computer’s hard drive will occupy a single, contiguous space
on the volume.
a.
performing a backup
c.
defragmenting
b.
error-checking
d.
disk compression
17. In Windows 7, by default, the hidden share ____ is displayed in the Sharing tab of the Local Disk
Properties dialog box.
a.
A$
c.
C$
b.
B$
d.
D$
18. In Windows 7, if you have ____ privileges, you can create additional shares for the entire contents of
the local disk (C).
a.
superuser
c.
group
b.
administrative
d.
regular user
19. From the ____ tab of the Windows 7 Local Disk Properties dialog box, you can set the NTFS
permissions that control access to data on the hard drive.
a.
Security
c.
Tools
b.
General
d.
Sharing
20. The ____ option in the Quota tab of the Windows 7 Local Disk Properties dialog box may create a log
entry when a user exceeds the limits, but it does not limit usage.
a.
Deny disk space to users exceeding quota limit
b.
Limit disk space to
c.
Do not limit disk usage
d.
Set warning level to
21. The fsck command is syntactically similar to the ____ command.
a.
mkdir
c.
mount
b.
mkfs
d.
fdisk
COMPLETION
1. In Windows 7, you can initialize a hard drive as a dynamic disk, where storage is divided into
____________________ rather than partitions.
2. Windows 7 deploys ____________________ to keep track of previous attempts to access data in
NTFS.
3. In Fedora 13, the ____________________ file is a hidden file on the hard drive used to hold parts of
programs and data files that do not fit in memory.
4. In Windows 7, the ____________________ tool locates fragmented files and folders and arranges
them in order to improve disk performance.
5. The Fedora 13 buffer ____________________ is a special memory region used for quick access to
stored data items.
MATCHING
Match each item with a statement below.
a.
Properties dialog box Quota tab
f.
file allocation table (FAT)
b.
free command
g.
superblock
c.
mkfs program
h.
Disk Defragmenter
d.
file systems
i.
fdisk command
e.
mount command
1. Comprises files, directories (or folders), and the information needed to locate and access them.
2. A file system that was originally developed for early PCs running DOS.
3. Tracks and controls disk space usage for NTFS volumes.
4. Shows the Fedora 13 partition table with the corresponding file systems.
5. Used in Fedora 13 to create a file system.
6. Allows you to attach a Fedora 13 file system to a partition via a mount point directory.
7. Contains a number that identifies the file system type a UFS file system and includes other numbers
that describe the file system’s geometry, statistics, and behavioral parameters.
8. Used in Windows 7 to analyze local drives and to locate and consolidate fragmented files and folders.
9. Used in Fedora 13 to determine the amount of available swap space.
SHORT ANSWER
1. Identify and describe the two basic disk storage types available with Windows 7.
2. How is the size of a cluster defined in FAT16 file systems?
3. Explain how the master file table in NTFS structures file information.
4. What security procedures are followed by Windows 7 when you request access to a file?
5. Provide a high-level description of how to implement a file system in Fedora 13.
6. Describe the drive partition naming convention in Fedora 13.
7. How are mounted drives defined and used in Windows 7?
8. How is the /mnt directory used in Fedora 13?
9. How is the Windows 7 Disk Defragmenter used to determine whether your PC can benefit from
defragmentation?
10. What is the purpose of the swap space in Fedora 13?

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