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Sunday, May 18, 2008
How a Unix machine boots
Ever wonder what makes a computer tick or how a UNIX® server does what it does? For those who wonder what happens when you push the power button on your computer, here's your inside look. This article discusses the different boot types, managing the IBM® AIX® bootlist, and the AIX boot sequence. After reading this article, you should have a better understanding of what exactly is happening when your server starts.