Linux Filesystems 101 - Block Devices
Welcome to the first course in the Linux Filesystems series. The 101 course introduces basic block device management concepts.
Who Will the Course Benefit?
- Linux users looking to improve their understanding of how the filesystem is handled in the OS
- Users considering installing Linux for the first time
The lesson plan starts with information on how to discover what block devices are installed on a machine. It then discusses partitioning and formatting a block device, and finally touches on how to mount filesystems.
This is the first in a series of courses. Other courses in the series will be linked here as they become available.
Students should have some basic understanding of navigating a Unix-like directory structure. If the student knows how to use
ls, that's probably sufficient.
About 45 minutes
This course is stored in a GitHub repository. The link is at the top of this page. You can see how the course was created, and if you have any recommendations for improvement, feel free to fork the repository and create a pull request!
Current Course Version
Course Revision History
2017-09-08 - Add a link to BinaryTides on What's Next page
2017-08-23 - Migrated to GitHub
2017-08-16 - Published