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I would like to know different stages of the Bootloading process happening in ubuntu.
Specifically the different stages in GRUB and GRUB2.

Please guide me on this topic.


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Wikipedia's GRUB entry has a good overview of how the GRUB boot process works here.

For the differances in GRUB 2 the Ubuntu Help entry is pretty thorough.

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The upstream GRUB manual has a section on the various image files, including a discussion of the differences between GRUB Legacy and GRUB 2.

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