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Re: booting without filesystem

From: Anselm Strauss
Subject: Re: booting without filesystem
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 22:23:52 +0200

thanks for the info. so that leaves me with the problem of how to boot a gpt 
partition where i have written the rescue image to. how do i get the mbr boot 
code to chainload the gpt boot partition?

On Apr 18, 2012, at 11:24 AM, Jordan Uggla wrote:

> 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.
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> Jordan Uggla (Jordan_U on
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