[ale] what is the file /boot/boot.b ?

Jim Popovitch jimpop at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 6 15:54:16 EST 2006

On Wed, 2006-12-06 at 13:42 -0700, JK wrote:
> boot/boot.b is the boot block of a disk image -- the first
> 512 bytes, which is automagically loaded and executed by
> the PC BIOS when the machine boots.  It contains code that
> loads the actual bootloader (grub or LILO or whatever).

Interesting.  I don't see boot.b on any of my grub systems, only on the
lilo ones.

-Jim P.

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