Kernel.sg: Strange patent filed in China: Method to boot Linux OS from mobile harddisk
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 20 Jan 2008 22:51
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
This invention is about the method to boot Linux OS on removable storage which is attached to the USB port of PC. It is implemented in a way that firstly, setup Linux OS in the removable storage; then enter BIOS of the PC, to change the boot sequence to USB-HDD or USB-ZIP first; now boot the system, so user can choose the Linux version, and Linux kernel with initrd will be loaded by bootloader from the removable storage to PC memory; then boot the Linux kernel, initialize system and run tasks; mount filesystem of initrd, then switch to root filesystem on the removable storage; [...]
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