Partition tables are used to structure the disk drives. MBR (Master Boot Record) and GPT (GUID Partition Table) is two most popular partition schemes used today IT environments. In this tutorial we will compare the similarities and differences of these two partition schemes. What is MBR MBR is old and tired partition scheme initially used on first IBM PC’s. MBRContinue reading
Master Boot Record is the start of an partition schema in disk file systems. In daily usage we use single physical disk by splitting it multiple partitions for different use cases. Operating systems needs some structure in order to use disk drives without problem. Partition schema provides some structure where operating systems obeys this structure. Master Boot Record MBR isContinue reading
The first Personal Computer or PC is designed in 1980’s by IBM. This computer has different components and design from previously designed computers. This design is cloned by a lot of manufacturers. This computer boot sequence was like below.
BIOS -> Operating System
BIOS was the first component that runs when computer starts. BIOS initialization hardware and make some checks and then startContinue reading