9.1. Boot Loaders and System Architecture

9.1. Boot Loaders and System Architecture

Each architecture capable of running Red Hat Enterprise Linux uses a different boot loader. The following table lists the boot loaders available for each architecture:

Architecture Boot Loaders
AMD® AMD64 GRUB
IBM®eServerSystem i OS/400®
IBM®eServerSystem p YABOOT
IBM®System z® z/IPL
IBM®System z® z/IPL
Intel®Itanium ELILO
x86 GRUB
Table 9.1. Boot Loaders by Architecture

This chapter discusses commands and configuration options for the GRUB boot loader included with Red Hat Enterprise Linux for the x86 architecture.


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