Thus far, we've discussed numerous intricacies of operating systems and how they interact with hardware, but we haven't yet given much thought to the basic concepts of computer processes, such as the booting process that we all take for granted. This write-up is intended to discuss the general principals involved in booting the operating system.
Learn more over at OS Weekly.
The Process of Booting an Operating System
Posted on Thursday, April 13 2006 @ 7:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck