Embedded Handbook/Bootloaders

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From the obscure to the obscene, we'll cover some of the common bootloaders out there and how to get your feet wet with them.

Das U-Boot
The Universal Bootloader which supports every embedded architecture out there.
NeTTrom
Simple bootloader on NetWinders.
RedBoot
Small bootloader based on eCos which supports every embedded architecture out there.
SH-LILO
Port of LILO to SuperH which tends to be pretty common on that architecture.

See also

  • Bootloader — a program that will load bootable items when the system is started.