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Mar
22
accepted Where and when does firmware of a device run?
Mar
21
comment Where and when does firmware of a device run?
I thought BIOS means the firmware, i.e. the code/program?
Mar
21
comment Where and when does firmware of a device run?
Thanks. I thought BIOS is run before booting the OS, and when OS is fully booted, BIOS is no longer running
Mar
21
revised Where and when does firmware of a device run?
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Mar
21
asked Where and when does firmware of a device run?
Mar
19
asked Aggregate documentation comments from multiple scripts into README?
Mar
15
comment Do bare computer systems (without OS installed) use (executable) files?
@Charles: a program in machine language, written by a beginner learning computer organization and architecture.
Mar
15
comment Do bare computer systems (without OS installed) use (executable) files?
@Robert: what are the file formats for those executable files? Do ELF and other formats for executable files still make sense?
Mar
14
revised Do bare computer systems (without OS installed) use (executable) files?
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Mar
14
comment Do bare computer systems (without OS installed) use (executable) files?
I am not asking about booting. BUt currious how a program is stored on a bare computer. A program may be for booting or not for booting.
Mar
14
asked Do bare computer systems (without OS installed) use (executable) files?
Mar
14
comment Paravirtualization and process virtualization: with or without hardware support?
Thanks. (1) What do you mean by "orthogonal"? Has no relation? (2) What do you mean by "something which is there", and "something which is not there"?
Mar
14
revised Paravirtualization and process virtualization: with or without hardware support?
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14
asked Paravirtualization and process virtualization: with or without hardware support?
Mar
11
comment What level of a computer system does firmware run on?
Is firmware in terms of machine language, or is machine language in terms of firmware? Is firmware based on Instruction Set architecture, or the other way around (i.e. is instruction set architecture based on firmware)?
Mar
11
asked What level of a computer system does firmware run on?
Mar
7
awarded  Enthusiast
Mar
5
comment What do design and implementation mean?
@Dan: do user interface and internal structure both need to be designed and implemented? Or is design mostly for user interface.Is implementation most about internal structure?
Mar
5
asked What do design and implementation mean?