Re: Linux OS boilerplate

From: TeknoDragon (
Date: Sun Feb 18 2001 - 16:46:02 EST

On Sun, 18 Feb 2001, Scott Long wrote:

> Does there exist an outline (detailed or not) of the boot process from
> the point of BIOS bootsector load to when the kernel proper begins
> execution? If not would anyone be willing to help me understand
> bootsect.S and setup.S enough so that I might write such an outline?

It might be a little fundamental but there is *a* boot loading process
documented here:

Look over all the lecture notes and lab assignments up to the booter lab.

I'd offer up my own explanation, but I'm just starting to learn this


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