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Linux Tutorial Glossary - CMOS


Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor. Technically, any chip that uses the CMOS technology, but more commonly used to refer to a special chip that retains the basic configuration information about your machine.

BIOS   boot   POST  


Basic Administration -> Starting and Stopping the System -> The Boot Process
The Computer Itself -> The Expansion Bus -> MCA
The Computer Itself -> Memory -> Cache Memory
The Computer Itself -> Hard Disks -> Hard Disks
The Computer Itself -> HW Diagnostics -> HW Diagnostics
Solving Problems -> Solving Problems Yourself -> Crash Recovery
Solving Problems -> Solving Problems Yourself -> Hardware Diagnostic Tools
Installing and Upgrading -> Preparing for the Installation -> Installation Problems
Installing and Upgrading -> Adding Hardware -> Preparation

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