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Firmware is software that is software that resides in non-volatile memory.
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Firmware is software that resides in non-volatile memory.
  
 
See the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firmware Wikipedia entry for firmware]
 
See the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firmware Wikipedia entry for firmware]
  
One form of firmware is the [[Bootloader]] used to bootstrap a machine at power on.
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One form of firmware is the [[Bootloader]] used to initialize the machine
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and load additional software, such as the Linux kernel.

Revision as of 01:50, 7 April 2009

Firmware is software that resides in non-volatile memory.

See the Wikipedia entry for firmware

One form of firmware is the Bootloader used to initialize the machine and load additional software, such as the Linux kernel.