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The Bootcode

The bootcode is a classical linux starting system composed of the kernel and an initial ramdisk. This bootcode can be launched by several methods including floppy disk, bootable CD, lilo, grub.

What will the bootcode do after loading the kernel?

  1. It will first try to find the memory installation file on local CDs, then start Womp in memory
  2. If it did not found memory installation on local CDs, it will look for a loopback or memory install on local drives, then start Womp either using the loopback or in memory depending of what it has found (if both files are present it will start the loopback).
  3. If it fails to find any installation files, it will inform you an give you the only choice of rebooting!

William Daniau