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Kernel Modules and Concepts - Quiz

Each question is worth one point. Select the best answer or answers for each question.
1. What purpose does /etc/conf.modules serve?
Please select the best answer.
  A. To list which modules can be loaded and which modules can not.
  B. To describe modules' configuration when they're loaded.
  C. To start modules at the appropriate times.
  D. To configure the modprobe program.

2. What benefit does a monolithic kernel have over a modular kernel?
Please select the best answer.
  A. A monolithic kernel is easier to configure and build.
  B. A monolithic kernel manages more resources simultaneously.
  C. A monolithic kernel is smaller than a modular kernel.
  D. A monolithic kernel loads slightly faster than a modular kernel.

3. What is the benefit of demand-loading modules?
Please select the best answer.
  A. To prevent the user from building a monolithic kernel.
  B. To keep the administrator from configuring modules.
  C. To isolate all module functionality into a single kernel thread, kmod.
  D. To provide a module's functionality as soon as it's needed and not before.

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