[Ilugc] How to display hello in a PC without bootstraploader and OS???!!!

Karishma Balan karishma.balan at gmail.com
Sun Jul 8 22:55:58 IST 2012


Yes I have heard. BIOS provides Power-on-self-test and basic menu like UI
that help dealing hardware,system time settings,etc. But how to diplay a
"hello" using BIOS?

On Sun, Jul 8, 2012 at 10:49 PM, Rajagopal Swaminathan <
raju.rajsand at gmail.com> wrote:

> Greetings,
>
> On Sun, Jul 8, 2012 at 10:45 PM, Karishma Balan
> <karishma.balan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Please answer my doubt..
> > Suppose your PC do not have any OS installed.(It has bootstrap loader).
> > Then,
> > 1.  What will happen as an when you turn ON the system? Will it display
> > anything?
> > 2.  How to print a hello on monitor without any OS?
> > 3. How to use computer or operate anything without any OS? If no OS is
> > there, then what does it use for user interface?
> >
> > What is the case for above questions when there is no bootstrap loader
> also.
>
> These sound like test questions.
>
> If you have done your microprocessor studies properly, you can figure
> out what a CPU does on reset/power on.
>
> Have you heard of BIOS?
>
> --
> Regards,
>
> Rajagopal
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