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Comments from linux 0.01 boot/boot.s
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|       boot.s
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| boot.s is loaded at 0x7c00 by the bios-startup routines, and moves itself
| out of the way to address 0x90000, and jumps there.
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| NOTE! . cache-memory is allocated
| above the 1Mb mark as well as below. Otherwise it is mainly correct.
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| NOTE 2! The boot wholer sectors at a time whenever possible.
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| 1.44Mb disks:
| sectors = 18
| 1.2Mb disks:
| sectors = 15
| 720kB disks:
| sectors = 9
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last edited 2004-12-19 16:22:23 by RikvanRiel