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This article describes the steps that are performed to boot the Linux kernel. While this kind of information is not relevant to the system's functionality, it's interesting to see how the different architectures bring the system up.
This article is copyright (c) 1997 Alessandro Rubini.
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Reprinted with permission of Linux Journal.