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Firmware is software that is software that resides in non-volatile memory.
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Firmware is software that resides in non-volatile memory.
  
 
See the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firmware Wikipedia entry for firmware]
 
See the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firmware Wikipedia entry for firmware]
  
One form of firmware is the [[Bootloader]] used to bootstrap a machine at power on.
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One form of firmware is the [[Bootloader]] used to initialize the machine
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and load additional software, such as the Linux kernel.
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Note that the [[Bootloader]] page has a list of oft-used Linux bootloaders.
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[[Category:Firmware]]

Latest revision as of 10:44, 28 October 2011

Firmware is software that resides in non-volatile memory.

See the Wikipedia entry for firmware

One form of firmware is the Bootloader used to initialize the machine and load additional software, such as the Linux kernel.

Note that the Bootloader page has a list of oft-used Linux bootloaders.