[techtalk] Running Linux from a zip disk.
david at lupercalia.net
Tue Mar 27 21:25:15 EST 2001
On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 04:09:15PM -0800, Maria G Martinez wrote:
> that right... One question, is the BIOS = CMOS? How
The BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) is the software that performs
machine level tasks. CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) is
a type of RAM which your BIOS stores its configuration.
Dr. David C. Merrill http://www.lupercalia.net
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