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Re: Boot from an ISO-File?

From: Patrick Strasser
Subject: Re: Boot from an ISO-File?
Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2011 02:53:02 +0200
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schrieb Jordan Uggla on 2011-04-01 22:41:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 10:32 AM, David A. Cobb <address@hidden> wrote:
>> The object: testing downloaded Linux (Ubuntu 11.04-pre) install media,
>> avoiding burning more coasters.
> Ubuntu includes a loopback.cfg in their iso images specifically for
> this purpose. By using the loopback.cfg you ensure that the commands
> used have actually be designed and tested (by the Ubuntu developers)
> to work for loop booting:

The loopback.cfg thing is exactly what I'm looking for. Strange I did
not find it in the Ubuntu docs, it seems it's rather new.

It seems to me that this is not exactly basic use of GRUB2, but I think
it's a very helpful application of loopback and lua in GRUB2. Any chance
to document this feature in GRUB2 manuals? Any plan to
coordinate/document a common mechanism for booting iso images or disk

Engineers motto: cheap, good, fast: choose any two
Patrick Strasser <patrick dot strasser at  tugraz dot at>
Student of Telematik, Techn. University Graz, Austria

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