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Re: booting without filesystem

From: Jordan Uggla
Subject: Re: booting without filesystem
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 02:24:11 -0700

On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 1:30 AM, Anselm Strauss <address@hidden> wrote:
> hi,
> i was looking for a possibility to boot grub 2 without needing a filesystem 
> with grub files somewhere on the disk. i know i can make such an image with 
> grub-mkrescue, but it generates an iso which, as far as i know, is not 
> bootable directly from disk.

You're mistaken. While it's true that most iso images are not designed
to also be bootable as hard disk images, grub-mkresue's images are. So
it sounds like grub-mkrescue is all you need.

Jordan Uggla (Jordan_U on

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