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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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Remote Network Multiboot XP - built-in IPMI-based boot device control allows IT managers to remotely select a new boot device for the managed server, which gives IT managers full control of the boot sequence in all out-of-band and in-band circumstances.
Network Engines optimizes the appliance to run Steel-Belted Radius, using an Intel processor and custom BIOS modifications to allow rapid boot sequence.
This enables network administrators to bring servers back online faster and to run time-sensitive diagnostics during the server boot sequence.
To help customers deter theft and unauthorized access, IBM IntelliStation models include security features such as lockable covers, power-on password, setup utility password, diskette read-only mode, mouse and keyboard port disable, and boot sequence control.