Operating Systems

  • Created by: arrey
  • Created on: 15-04-19 21:31

Steps in loading the OS:

  • When computer is started RAM is empty. BIOS [Basic Input Output System] is loaded. The BIOS is very small, stored in ROM or EPROM and just points to the BOOTLOADER on the HARD DISC.
  • Bootloader loaded into RAM from Location 0 on HARD DISC.
  • This loads the KERNEL, heart of OS, into RAM.
  • Kernel pages the various Hardware Components of the system - it


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