A program that loads an operating system when a computer is turned on: Linux’s GRUB bootloader can be used to select which operating system you’d like to boot into
More example sentences
- You can append arguments to the command line from the bootloader.
- Once the lock on the bootloader is breached, the media lockout won't be technologically defensible.
- The PC has no hard, floppy or CD-ROM drive, so some other device must provide the bootloader and bootable image.
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