Cisco CCNA Service Provider Question of the Week By Johnny Bass September 27, 2013 When a Cisco device boots up, what process checks the hardware? RAM Bootstrap POST ISSU The correct answer is 3. Most computer-based systems go through a power-on self-test (POST) to check hardware status. Related Courses: SPNGN1 – Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 SPNGN2 – Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 In this article CCNACertificationCiscoCCNA service providerCertificationCisco Join the Conversation Cancel Reply Will not be published. Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.