boot process

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Insight into GNU/Linux boot process

Linux has grown from a system that used to boot from a floppy providing no luxurious features to the user, to the current jazzy Linux systems. It is important to have an insight of the Linux boot procedure.

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The Linux Boot Process

One of the more powerful features of Linux is how the system boots. Linux can run in many different ways and with specific goals. Do you want to run a graphical user interface (GUI) such as KDE or do you strictly want to run only enough applications to get you to a command line? Linux is highly flexible and can run under many different conditions.

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Inside the Linux boot process

The process of booting a Linux® system consists of a number of stages. But whether you're booting a standard x86 desktop or a deeply embedded PowerPC® target, much of the flow is surprisingly similar. This article explores the Linux boot process from the initial bootstrap to the start of the first user-space application.

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Getting grubby: Demystifying the Linux start-up processes

Linux users can boast long times between reboots, but even so, the startup screens will grace your display at some time. Here’s just what your computer is doing during this process, the several important steps that occur and the order they take place, and how you can take control.

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