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Re: Full documentation for GRUB2

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: Full documentation for GRUB2
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2011 10:58:42 +0200
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On 31.03.2011 10:39, Isaac Dupree wrote:
> If QEMU/KVM had a way to make a disk read-only within the simulation*,
> then I'd try KVM with the whole disk but readonly.  Run, play with
> bootloader, abort KVM once it's booting a kernel (which will probably
> get confused soon anyway once it realizes it's unable to write to its
> root filesystem).  Can test config-syntax that way; cannot test
> hardware compatibility (BIOS, ATA etc.) because QEMU has its own
> emulation for BIOS and hardware interfaces. 
This is a good way but not bullet-proof since your modifications might
not reach the real disk for a while, even if you issue a sync.

Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko

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