Developing a Boot Loader (Windows CE 5.0)

Windows CE 5.0
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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.

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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.

Related Sections

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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