The Boot Process

One area where people sometimes have problems with OS/2 is where the operating system fails to boot. To better determine where the problem lies we need to consider the various steps involved in actually booting up a computer running OS/2 from when we first press the power button until the workplace shell finishes loading. A knowledge of the steps that the computer goes through will assist you in determining where boot problems can occur and how you might deal with them.

Here is a list of the processes followed by a computer in booting to OS/2:


This article written by Stephen Chapman, Felgall Pty Ltd.

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