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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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Matasano evaluated the SourceT architecture against three areas of vulnerability: code injection, privilege level escalation, and alteration or subversion of the trusted boot process.
Fully authenticated boot process eliminates rootkits
For the first time, users can logon with a combination of password, the Lenovo Fingerprint Reader or the RSA SecureID SID800 two-factor authentication token, before the system has completed the boot process.
Additional improvements include adding seamless control to more PDUs, live indication of boot process, RADIUS support and enhanced Single Sign On integration with third party tools using proprietary dialog boxes.
Normally an operating system can take precious seconds to complete the boot process," said Dave Curley, vice president of marketing, QNX Software Systems.
Boot from SAN capability enables LeftHand's Open iSCSI SAN customers to significantly reduce the total cost of IT ownership by maximizing consolidation of IT resources, minimizing equipment costs through the use of diskless servers, and simplifying management by centralizing the boot process.
We are providing a newly optimized Databahn NAND system solution which enables direct boot from SLC/MLC without having to complicate the boot process.
As a pioneer in the management of desktop and mobile systems, the DMTF has established the Desktop and Mobile Work Group to deliver additional concentration in this evolving area, extending the organization's Common Information Model (CIM) schema to enable the standardization of key functions, such as alerting and event logging, remote system power control and monitoring, boot process monitoring, platform asset inventory, discovery and more.
Recovery Commander 3 tracks a broad range of system components involved in the system boot process.