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Re: chainload bootmgr on same partition

Subject: Re: chainload bootmgr on same partition
Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2011 02:34:10 +0530

On Sat, Feb 12, 2011 at 03:42, Greg <address@hidden> wrote:
> I've recently migrated from using syslinux to grub2 on a bootable USB. One
> of the options that I need is to boot WinPE. All bootmanagers, kernels, etc
> reside in one partition. In syslinux I had a working menu entry like this:
>  COM32 /boot/syslinux/chain.c32
>  APPEND fs ntldr=/boot/WinPE_Vista/bootmgr
> #1: Is there a similar method available in grub2? I've tried various
> syntaxes of chainloader /boot/WinPE_Vista/bootmgr without much luck.

You can try ntldr command

> #2: If the answer to #1 is no, then my current solution is to chainload
> syslinux using a syslinux MBR image. This is a total hack. I searched for a
> way to boot ldlinux.sys but couldn't find anything. Is there a solution to
> load/chainload syslinux that I've missed.

AFAIK there is no way to chainload syslinux's ldlinux.sys directly
using grub2, although you can chainload a syslinux partition.



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