Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Kernel panics, part of CompTIA A+ Exam Prep (220-902) Part 4: Virtualization, Printers and Troubleshooting.
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(exclaiming)…- [Man] What is it?…What is it?…- I'm kernel Panic.…Get it?…(sighing)…(laughing)…There are situations on every operating system…where something happens where the operating system…simply can't run any more.…Now when it's really ugly, the system locks up.…But every modern operating system…has something called a kernel panic.…A kernel panic is pretty much a lockup,…however it at least throws up a screen…to let you know that something is wrong…and gives you in some cases at least diagnostic information…so you can try to figure out what happened.…
So first of all every operating system has these.…So let me show you some examples.…This is a kernel panic in Linux.…And it's lots of information there.…And here is a Mac OS 10 kernel panic.…And here is a Mac OS 10 kernel panic.…And last is the Windows kernel panic.…This is better known as the stop error…or blue screen of death.…This is old school BSOD, blue screen of death.…Although on more modern versions of Windows,…it looks more like this.…
So you've got all of these different kernel panics…
Here CompTIA expert Mike Meyers prepares you to answer questions about slightly more advanced topics: "super tech" skills like managing files via the command-line interface, creating virtual machines, connecting to the Internet, installing printers, and troubleshooting startup and application issues. Each lesson prepares you for a related topic on the 90-question A+ exam.
Details about the certification and the exam blueprints can be found at https://certification.comptia.org/certifications/a.
- Working with the Windows and Linux command lines
- Manipulating files, folders, and permissions via the command line
- Using the Recovery Console and Windows Recovery Environment
- Troubleshooting software
- Examining virtual services: IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
- Troubleshooting Internet connections
- Installing local and network printers