The previous post explained how computers boot up right up to the point where the boot loader, after stuffing the kernel image into memory, is about to jump into the kernel entry point. This last post about booting takes a look at the guts of the kernel to see how an operating system starts life.
kernel boot process very informative by Jul 6
win kernel dev + reverse engineering (blogs ONLY) by Jul 6
Awesome information on windows kernel dev, mostly news articles with some tutorials by Jul 6
Windows Internals and Software Driver Development Click Here for Seminar Outline (PDF) This seminar is designed for software engineers and architects who need to understand the details of the major Windows architectural components, as well as how to create software only kernel-mode drivers that serve as "extensions" to the Windows operating system.
course, don't have to take it, but contains useful diagrams by Jul 6