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Old 02-02-2007, 12:55 AM   #1
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explain GRUB loader


Hi friends,

Can any one give tell me about GRUB boot loader.That is how it works?

Thanks in advance
 
Old 02-02-2007, 01:07 AM   #2
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Here is a good overview of GRUB with links to manuals: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_GRUB
 
Old 02-02-2007, 07:37 AM   #3
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Perhaps better to explain what any boot loader does.

The bootloader is simply the code that loads the first executable code into memory and then transfers control to it. Depending on the system, intermediate stages of boot code provide some smarts on the filesystem to assist is the later stages.

Here is one very good writeup (Windows-centric, but still applicable): http://www.ata-atapi.com/hiwmbr.htm

Also, take a look at the GRUB manual http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/grub.html
 
Old 02-07-2007, 05:10 AM   #4
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Thank you friends.Sorry for the late reply. I have got d information.
 
  


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