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Re: Chainloading to an isofile embedded bootloader

From: Andrey Borzenkov
Subject: Re: Chainloading to an isofile embedded bootloader
Date: Mon, 4 Nov 2013 20:26:54 +0400

В Mon, 04 Nov 2013 16:12:13 +0100
"Arbiel (gmx)" <address@hidden> пишет:

> Hi
> Using grub2, booting a PC from an iso file is rather straightforward 
> when the file's bootloader is grub2 itself or that the 
> /boot/grub/loopback.cfg file exists.

Do not assume everyone knows what loopback.cfg does :) Could you
explain what you are trying to do? Without referring to any third-party

> When this is not the case, one has to write such a 
> /boot/grub/loopback.cfg file, and this may require a lot of expertise. A 
> way to avoid this rather cumbersome task would be to have grub2 
> chainload to the loopbacked file-embedded bootloader.
> 1) does such a chainload operation work ?
> 2) in the case it works, can you please inform me which block address 
> and length are to be used ?
> 3) else, would it be possible to include this development into grub's 
> future plans ?
> Thanks
> Arbiel
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