Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription or Fee Access

Designing of Boot Loader for Windows Embedded CE6.0 with its Implementation based on SD CARD and EBOOT

Harshitha.K. Raj, S.R. Sujatha, Dr.M. Siddappa, P. Satish Kumar


As various applications have been developed for different intention in Embedded System the boot loader plays important role in system, especially the embedded systems which are widely used in different field. Windows CE6.0 is the operating system used that assorts with the device drivers, the platform for applications and the core of Embedded System. The Boot loader is a program that loads the main operating system. Boot loader is a piece of code that runs before any operating system running. It is mainly to initialize hardware, boot the system, and download programs into RAM. The SDCARD boot and Ethernet Boot (EBOOT) are the most common known boot loader. In this paper, we present a two ways of loading process of operating system namely SDCARD Boot and EBOOT.


Boot loader, SDCARD, EBOOT, WINDOWS CE 6.0 Operating System, Embedded System.

Full Text:



Geheng chen , Zhiquan Ii ,Lishan Iv: “Operating system up data automatically Based on EBOOT”, 978-1-4244-7956 6/10/ ©2010 IEEE.

Kai Xiong, Yangfan Gao: “Designing and Porting Boot loader and uClinux with its Implementation based on LPC2478”, 978-1-4244-6252-0/11/ ©2011 IEEE.

Hongfei Zhang, Mingyu Gao: “Analysis of U-Boot booting process and the realization of command menu”, 978-1-4244-8165-1/11/ ©2011 IEEE.

Nan Zhang, Jijun Ma, Jian Chen, Tianzhou Chen: “SPM-based Boot loader”, 978-0-7695-3288-2/08 / © 2008 IEEE DOI 10.1109/ICESS.Symposia.2008.82.

Yansi Yang, Yingyun Yang, Ting Yu and Yi Zheng: “Software Design of SD Card Reader and Image Processor Based on FPGA”, 2011 International Conference on Mechatronic Science, Electric Engineering and Computer, August 19-22, 2011, Jilin, China.

Jie Zhang, Fengjing Shao: “A Boot loader Module is Designed and Implemented Based on a New Computer Architecture”, 2010 Second International Conference on Future Networks, 978-0-7695-3940-9/10 / © 2010 IEEE DOI 10.1109/ICFN.2010.13.

Stanislav Pavlov, Pavel Belevsky: “Windows® Embedded CE 6.0 Fundamentals.”

Samuel Phung: “Microsoft® Windows Embedded CE 6.0.”

Mark Plagge: “Microsoft Windows CE Board Support Package, Boot Loader, and Kernel Startup Sequence”, Microsoft Corporation, May 2004.



  • There are currently no refbacks.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.