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Re: BIOS boot specifications

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: BIOS boot specifications
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006 22:46:04 +0200
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Gurganus, Brant L, le Mon 10 Jul 2006 16:44:43 -0400, a écrit :
> I have been on a quest for quite some time to find documentation that tells 
> what the magic locations are for booting a BIOS-based PC. I know there are 
> magic locations on the hard drive that get loaded into memory and while I can 
> find places in the Grub source code where those numbers appear to be used, I 
> have not been able to find any kind of BIOS specification or anything that 
> indicates those numbers. Does such a document exist or are current boot 
> loaders just using the same magic numbers that predecessors have used?

In France, there is the so-called "Bible of PC", I don't know the
english name.


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