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Hacker Public Radio - Ep0010: The Linux Boot Process Part 1

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Posted 23 January 2008 - 12:47 PM

Linux Boot Process - Part I
SystemV vs BSD Style Scripts

In part one of the Linux Boot Series we take a top level look at the Linux boot process and discuss some of the differences between SystemV based systems and BSD style systems.
I focus on RedHat, Slackware, Ubuntu (Debian) and Arch Linux. Below are some resources for further information.

Redhat - RHL 9 boot - shutdown process
Slackware Boot Process
Debian Boot Process
Basic overview of SystemV vs BSD Systems
IBM developer works book - Linux Boot Process

Gentoo Handbook for x86 - It's hard to specify one chapter because Gentoo's documentation is top notch and very informative. Review the installation and initscripts chapaters in particular.

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