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  • noun computing The state or condition of being bootable.


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  • I still need to know about the second part of my last question, regarding the "bootability" of my other source disk.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • (I'm not sure if there's a simple option for restoring a system to bootability in a menu somewhere, but there might be.)

    Ubuntu Forums

  • He STILL managed to completely bone the system to beyond bootability in less than a week.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • CCC now correctly reports on the bootability of mirrored volumes on PowerPC systems.

  • FireWire Target Disk Mode (which is much better than the old SCSI Disk Mode), and no-hassle bootability.

    Low End Mac

  • USB 2 is slower, and bootability is an iffy proposition, but evidently it's the protocol Apple has chosen for going forward.

    GigaOM Network


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