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Boot Process

Welcome to the bootsector part of my OS Development site. Below is a list of bootsectors from various OSes, and there is a tutorial by me (gbootsect) to make your life even easier.
gbootsect
This is my bootsector tutorial and loads of people mail me saying its great so, I recommend this one :-)
PolyOS bootsector
Well documented, with source code, this is the bootsector that got me started, the source is for NASM. Beware though, the bootsector reboots the PC because it does not set up pmode properly, so you'll need to cut/comment that bit out if you intend to run it.
Boot sector example
Another bootsector example, well documented, source is for MASM 6.1.
NYAOS Bootsector
Boot sector for NYAOS, source is for NASM, its commented
Small Multi-Boot Master boot record
This is by John Fine, you'll have to go to his page and get jloc to compile it!
Small boot strap
This one enables the A20 line and loads C:\TEST.BIN into memory and runs it, this is also by John Fine and you need to get jloc from his page!

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