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The /boot directory is one of the main subdirectories under / and it contains the files that Linux needs to boot (start up). The Linux kernel (the core of the Linux operating system) is kept in the /boot directory.
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The /boot directory is one of the main subdirectories under / and it contains the files that Linux needs to boot (start up). The Linux kernel (the core of the Linux operating system) is kept in the /boot directory, as are [[Boot_loader|bootloaders]] such as [[GRUB]].
[http://tldp.org/LDP/Linux-Filesystem-Hierarchy/html/boot.html more detail]
[http://tldp.org/LDP/Linux-Filesystem-Hierarchy/html/boot.html more detail]
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[[The_System| back to the filesystem]]
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Back to [[The_System| the filesystem]]

Revision as of 00:30, 19 March 2007

This article is about /boot directory, see this page if you are looking for alternative boot methods.

Boot

The /boot directory is one of the main subdirectories under / and it contains the files that Linux needs to boot (start up). The Linux kernel (the core of the Linux operating system) is kept in the /boot directory, as are bootloaders such as GRUB.

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