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Linux Tutorial Glossary - boot

boot

The process by which the computer is powered on and goes through the necessary steps to load and start the operating system. This also refers to the program in the root directory that loads and starts the operating system.

active partition   boot device   boot sector   bootstring   init   master boot record   master boot record   partition   run-level  

References:

Linux Basics -> What Linux is All About -> Guided Tour
Basic Administration -> Starting and Stopping the System -> Starting and Stopping the System
Basic Administration -> Starting and Stopping the System -> The Boot Process
Basic Administration -> Starting and Stopping the System -> Run Levels
Basic Administration -> Starting and Stopping the System -> Init Scripts
Basic Administration -> Webmin -> Webmin
The Operating System -> The Kernel -> Processes -> Processes
The Operating System -> Rebuilding Your Kernel -> Rebuilding Your Kernel
The Operating System -> Rebuilding Your Kernel -> Installing Your Kernel
The Operating System -> Files and File Systems -> Disk Layout
The Computer Itself -> Basic Input-Output Services and the System Bus -> Basic Input-Output Services and the System Bus
The Computer Itself -> The Expansion Bus -> MCA
The Computer Itself -> The Expansion Bus -> Extended Industry Standard Architecture EISA
The Computer Itself -> Hard Disks -> Hard Disks
The Computer Itself -> Floppy Drives -> Floppy Drives
The Computer Itself -> Video Cards and Monitors -> Video Cards and Monitors
The Computer Itself -> The Right Hardware -> The Right Hardware
The Computer Itself -> HW Diagnostics -> HW Diagnostics
Networking -> DHCP -> DHCP
Networking -> NFS -> NFS
Networking -> NFS -> The Flow of Things
Networking -> NFS -> Automount
System Monitoring -> Finding Out About Your System -> Finding Out About Your System
System Monitoring -> Finding Out About Your System -> Hardware and the Kernel
Solving Problems -> Solving Problems Yourself -> Preparing Yourself
Solving Problems -> Solving Problems Yourself -> Crash Recovery
Solving Problems -> Getting Help -> Calling Support
Security -> Real Threats
Installing and Upgrading -> Preparing for the Installation -> Preparing for the Installation
Installing and Upgrading -> Preparing for the Installation -> Hardware Requirements
Installing and Upgrading -> Preparing for the Installation -> Installation Problems
Installing and Upgrading -> Adding Hardware -> Preparation
Installing and Upgrading -> Adding Hardware -> SCSI Devices
Installing and Upgrading -> A Treasure Chest of Choices -> Deutsche Linux Distribution DLD
The Operating System -> Software Basics -> Computer Languages
The Operating System -> Hardware Basics -> Timers
The Operating System -> Software Basics -> Device Driver Basics
  




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