boot ROM


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boot ROM

(1) A storage chip in a device that holds instructions executed on startup to load the operating system. See boot.

(2) A storage chip in a diskless workstation that allows it to be booted from the server or other remote station. See remote boot.
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The company's Boot ROM technology supports all leading manufactures of networking ASICs and add in cards, as well as desktop management applications.
The company's Boot ROM technology supports all leading manufactures of networking ASIC's and add in cards, as well as desktop management applications.
Traditionally, embedded systems like the SiS550 needed two separate flash devices, a Boot ROM holding the system initialization code and a flash disk for storing data.
Microchip's CEC1302 controller, available from Mouser Electronics, features a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4 processor core with 128KBytes of SRAM, 32KBytes of boot ROM, and a hardware floating point unit (FPU).