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booting

Drug slang
A regional term for the intravenous injection of an abuse substance, followed by withdrawing blood into a syringe before reinjecting, as a way to wash the syringe out of residual abuse substace.

Informatics
See Boot.
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Security is reinforced at every level of the device from CPU to boot ROM, to OS and file system, and applications.
1P/Q VLAN support, TCP/IP checksum off-loading, an IP multicast filter and optional boot ROM support for both PXE and RPL environments.
Both devices have 16Kbytes of boot ROM to assist in In-System Programming (ISP), as well as In-Application Programming (IAP) for updating code in the field.
NET developers further save board space and cost by running the system boot code directly from the flash disk, avoiding the need to have an additional external Boot ROM in the system.
Intel(R) PXA250 processor -- Intel(R) Wireless MMX technology -- SDRAM -- Boot ROM -- Intel(R) Flash Memory -- SRAM -- Touch Screen controller -- Audio CODEC -- LCD panel display -- Full function & Bluetooth UART serial port -- Secure digital memory or multi media port (SD/MMC port) -- I2C bus communications -- Eight 7 segment LED digits -- Eight discrete LEDs -- Eight discrete switches -- Two hexadecimal encoding switches -- Connectivity with real world: -- PC Card slot -- PS/2 keyboard & mouse -- LAN -- Ethernet -- Audio Line-in and out -- Serial Port
The secondary Flash array can also be used to store custom start-up code which can be used in lieu of the internal DSP boot ROM allowing total flexibility.
Intel PXA250 applications processor -- SDRAM -- Boot ROM -- Flash Memory -- SRAM -- Touch Screen controller -- Audio CODEC -- LCD panel display -- Full function & Bluetooth UART serial port -- Secure digital memory or multi media port (SD/MMC port) -- I2C bus communications -- Eight 7 segment LED digits -- Eight discrete LEDs -- Eight discrete switches -- Two hexadecimal encoding switches -- Connectivity with real world: -- PC Card slot -- PS/2 keyboard & mouse -- LAN - Ethernet -- Audio Line-in and out -- Serial Port
The device provides a glueless 32-bit bus master interface for the CardBus along with a boot ROM interface.