Some articles on block, boot block:
... With the traditional organization, block 1 is the boot block, which contains the location of the primary bootstrap image, used to load the VMS operating system ... This is always located at logical block 0 on the disk, so that the hardware firmware can read it ... This block is always present, even on non-system (non-bootable) volumes ...
Famous quotes containing the words block and/or boot:
“The skyscraper establishes the block, the block creates the street, the street offers itself to man.”
—Roland Barthes (19151980)
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—Lu Yu (d. 804)