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2. Multiboot

Yogesh Babar1 
Pune, India
Understanding the bootloader and firmware is complex. It is not necessarily difficult, but the topic can be complicated. To make it easy to digest for the readers of this book, I will use three test systems.

System Number

System Name




To demonstrate the BIOS



To demonstrate UEFI



For a 100+ OS multiboot project

Since the bootloaders and firmware work closely together, I will start by installing a specific list of operating systems on each system and while doing that explain the relationship between the bootloader and the firmware. This approach will make complex topics easier to understand, more interesting, ...

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