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I.P.L.

English translation: boot (initial program load)

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Italian term or phrase:I.P.L.
English translation:boot (initial program load)
Entered by: Alexander Chisholm

10:14 Oct 30, 2004
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering / computers
Italian term or phrase: I.P.L.
This article dscribes an (old) IBM being switched on and running it's own IPL.

Is this the POST, or does it refer to a BIOS operation?
Alexander Chisholm
boot
Explanation:
IPL (initial program load) is a mainframe term for the loading of the operating system into the computer's main memory.
The equivalent term for "initial program load" (IPL) is "boot".
(See links)

Good luck
Lu
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Luciana Cortelazzi
Local time: 16:21
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Luciana Cortelazzi


  

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boot


Explanation:
IPL (initial program load) is a mainframe term for the loading of the operating system into the computer's main memory.
The equivalent term for "initial program load" (IPL) is "boot".
(See links)

Good luck
Lu


    Reference: http://searchwin2000.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid1_gci2...
    Reference: http://computing-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Initial%20...
Luciana Cortelazzi
Local time: 16:21
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 30

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