code components involved in the Wii's boot process are, in order:
* [[boot0]] A mask rom, run by the [[Starlet]]
An unmodifiable area of Flash, due to manufacturing time signing. Run by the [[Starlet]].
* [[boot2]] A modifiable area of Flash, signature checked by Boot1, Run by the [[Starlet]].
* [[System Menu]] / System Menu's IOS
First visible user interface , runs with godly access. First code run on the PowerPc.