This directory contains everything required for the boot process
except configuration files not needed at boot time and the map
/boot stores data that is used
before the kernel begins executing user-mode programs. This may
include saved master boot sectors and sector map files.
Programs necessary to arrange for the boot loader to be able to
boot a file must be placed in
Configuration files for boot loaders that are not required at boot
time must be placed in
The operating system kernel must be located in either
Certain architectures may have other requirements for
/boot related to limitations or expectations
specific to that architecture. These requirements are not enumerated
here; distributions are allowed to add requirements as needed to
enable system startup on these architectures.