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Re: memdisk

From: Jordan Uggla
Subject: Re: memdisk
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 23:52:28 -0800

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 9:48 PM, Mark Cross <address@hidden> wrote:
> I found that there is a file called memdisk.mod created in the grub
> directory.
> I wonder if this is a file to load disk images equivalent to the memdisk
> from
> isolinux.
> If so, how is it used?
> insmod memdisk <diskimage>
> If it is a module to access the internal memdisk stored in core.img, then it
> is not useful for me.
> Thanks.
> _______________________________________________
> Help-grub mailing list
> address@hidden

memdisk.mod is indeed just for loading a memdisk stored in the
core.img, but you can use syslinux's memdisk with grub2. Syslinux's
memdisk is loaded like a linux kernel (specifically using the 16 bit
rather than 32 bit linux protocol). Instructions for using Syslinux's
memdisk from GRUB2 can be found here: .

Jordan Uggla (Jordan_U on

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