Developing a Boot Loader (Windows CE 5.0)
A boot loader is generally used to place the operating system (OS) image into memory and then jump to the OS startup routine. A boot loader is also typically used during the board support package (BSP) development process to save time by quickly downloading a new run-time image to a target device.
In This Section
- Boot Loaders
- Provides information about Microsoft® Windows® CE-based boot loaders, recommended boot loader functionality, and hardware considerations for the boot loader.
- How to Develop a Boot Loader
- Describes the entire process for creating a boot loader for a target device.
- Boot Loader Reference
- Provides links to topics that list the boot loader programming elements.
- Developing an OEM Adaptation Layer
- Provides an overview of the OEM adaptation layer (OAL), links to topics that discuss the OAL development process, and a reference section for the OAL programming elements.
- Developing a Device Driver
- Provides an overview of Windows CE drivers and describes the typical processes for developing device drivers for a Windows CE-based device.
- Developing a Board Support Package
- Provides an overview of BSPs and links to topics that discuss the development process for each of the elements in a BSP.
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