Comparison of Some Os Booting

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International Journal of Research in Computer and Communication Technology, Vol 2, Issue 11, November- 2013

ISSN (Online) 2278- 5841 ISSN (Print) 2320- 5156

Windows, Linux and Mac Operating system Booting Process: a Comparative Study
Prof. Amar Rajendra Mudiraj Assistant Professor MIT (E), Aurangabad,Maharashtra, India.

Abstract This paper presents a comparative study of Booting Paradigm of Windows, Linux and Mac, the three popular operating systems. Booting process is the essential and first step perform by the OS after this process execution all other processes can get the chance to execute , so we may say that booting is the first process because of which all other OS processes can execute. This experimental study gives an overview on the similarity and difference in Booting Process. As every operating system have to initially do the booting and as every OS providing different feature of each others, the paper is highlighting those micro and essential similarities and differences having by the operating systems during the Booting Process. Keywords: Booting, Cold booting, Worm booting, Linux Booting, Windows Booting, Mac Booting.

In Worm Booting the computer get restart without shutdown the system, in which the system application and memory just get cleared and then reloading the operating system in primary memory. With the above two booting types we also have some other flavor in the computer booting like Sleep, Hibernate.
Power - ON

Load Instruction from ROM

Detect OS from HDD

1. Introduction

Find Attached H/W

Booting Process is the first step gets happened in the computer system when you switch on the computer. In computing, booting is the initial set of operations that a computer system performs when electrical power to the CPU is switched on. The process begins when a computer is turned on for the first time or is…...

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