RHCE2B.com: Interview with Frank Gronwald, who took the RHCE Exam Without Taking The Class
Jun 22, 2000, 15:27 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Frank Gronwald is a college student at Delaware State
University studying Computer Science. He received an Associate
Degree in Computer Network Engineering from Delaware Tech Community
College December and then transferred to Delaware State. He also
works as a computer technician for the AmeriCorps "KickStart"
program. ... Over the Fall 99 semester he took a class in Linux,
which used Red Hat Linux 6.0. At the end of the course his
instructor told him about the RHCE exam and how he thought that he
could pass it. So, he studied the book we used in class "Teach
Yourself Linux in 24 Hours", saved up some money and took the test
in April. Unfortunately, not taking the RH 300 class really put him
at a disadvantage on the exam, and he didn't pass it."
"Randy: I'd really like to give other people a
basis to compare their skills and background, with where you were
at when you took the exam. Tell me about the Computer Network
Engineering program at Delaware Tech Community college. What sort
of stuff did that cover? Was it really focused on the Microsoft
view of networking, or did it tend to teach you general concepts
like the OSI model?"
Frank: For the most part it covered basic
networking and electronics, I had one class on NT and one class on
"Randy: Before you took the RHCE exam, did you
have any classes on operating systems Fundamentals, where they
cover the concepts behind things like virtual memory, and process
Frank: Not really, I just learned how to
install, and set up and modify user accounts."
"If you are interested in getting your RHCE certification then
check out the main page at www.RHCE2B.com"