The Linux Boot Process (Simplified)

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The Linux boot process differs depending on whether you’re booting directly from hardware (bare metal), or booting a virtualized machine.

Bare metal

This is a term used to indicate you have direct hardware access. In other words, your…

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Joe Cardillo

Joe Cardillo

Technical Support Engineer at Linode | Linux & Kubernetes