Lab 8 - Lab 8 Centos 5 VM OS load Lab Report Student Name:...

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Lab 8 – Centos 5 VM OS load Lab Report Student Name: Harsh Patel Due: online beginning of Lab 9 Each question is worth 10 points. Activity 3 Questions: 1. The option screen shows up during the boot process. What is the default OS? Windows XP is the default OS. 2. What is the time out period set to before the default is taken? The timeout period is set to 30 seconds. 3. What are the choices for booting? The choices where Windows XP and CentOS 5.0 4. Where does this information come from? Windows(specifically Ntldr) uses the boot.ini file to determine which operating system options to display when the Startup program is running. So the information comes from the boot.ini file. 5. Is there a limit on the number of operating systems you could boot from using this process? Why or Why not? (Hint: Think of DOS file size and options limitations) The maximum number of lines in the [operating systems] section of the boot.ini file in Windows NT is 10. So you can have a maximum of 10 operating systems displayed during the system startup. You can also use other boot
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course IST 350 taught by Professor Hillman during the Spring '11 term at RIT.

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Lab 8 - Lab 8 Centos 5 VM OS load Lab Report Student Name:...

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