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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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A shim is different from a bootloader in that in that it does not require a signed key from a third party,though this approach is more unwieldy to manage.
For loading program into the MCU a bootloader is used.
Often accessing bootloaders on carrier devices trips a security code within the handset and voids it's warranty.
Also, keep in mind that you will lose your warranty just for unlocking the bootloader, and miss out on updates sent while your phone is rooted.
Most bootloader unlock apps include either a method or reminder to users to back up system images of the phones to restore them more easily if necessary.
The device is provided with a peripheral driver library and bootloader already preprogrammed in ROM with a choice of polled or interrupt-driven peripheral support and support of in-field firmware updates through the UART, [I.sup.2]C or SSI interfaces.
The users also need to ensure that their device has an unlocked bootloader and has the latest MIUI Global Stable ROM installed.
According to enthusiasts, the T-Mobile version of the Galaxy S7 has a locked-down bootloader. This is causing so much consternation that owners have started a petition to get a bootloader unlock.
The new Kinetis FRDM-KL27Z Cortex-M0+ based Freedom Platform with USB OTG features a Flex I/O module, ROM Bootloader and low power crystal-less USB functionality.
This is useful if an application and a set of libraries are being combined, if a bootloader and the application it loads are being simultaneously developed, or if several co-operating applications are being developed.
The new update fixes the bootloader vulnerability, which allows an intruder to boot any arbitrary modified image that bypasses bootloader protection measures.
1.  Unlock the Bootloader. You can do this by connecting the device to a PC and enabling Developer Options and USB debugging in the Settings.