Boot Manager

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Volume Boot Record
... A volume boot record (VBR) (also known as a volume boot sector, a partition boot record or a partition boot sector) is a type of boot sector introduced by the IBM Personal ... an individual partition on the device, with the first sector of the entire device being a master boot record (MBR) containing the partition table ... The code in volume boot records is invoked either directly by the machine's firmware or indirectly by code in the master boot record or a boot manager ...
File Allocation Table - Technical Design - Directory Table - Directory Entry
... there may be references into the file using absolute addressing bypassing the file system (boot loaders, kernel images, swap files, extended attributes ... the partition volume label instead, if a EBPB is present in the boot sector (not present with some non-bootable block device drivers, and possibly not writeable with boot ... For the same feature in various other operating systems, see offset 0x0D if enabled in MSX boot sectors at sector offset 0x026 ...
Chain Loading in Boot Manager Programs
... In operating system boot manager programs, chain loading is used to pass control from the boot manager to a boot sector ... The target boot sector is loaded in from disk, replacing the in-memory boot sector from which the boot manager itself was bootstrapped, and executed ...
System Commander
... System Commander (SC for short) was a boot manager/loader software application developed by VCOM ... possible to choose which one of these operating systems to boot ... to software like NTLDR, LILO, GRUB, and Graphical Boot Manager, which also makes it possible to make such a choice at boot time ...

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