|Subject:||Re: Booting from a bootable ISO|
|Date:||Sun, 6 Apr 2014 23:18:33 +0530|
On Sun, Apr 6, 2014 at 10:34 PM, Andrey Borzenkov <address@hidden> wrote:
В Sun, 6 Apr 2014 22:10:25 +0530
Rustom Mody <address@hidden> пишет:
I do not think it is possible in general case. For a start, program
> Many people -- in particular hardware vendors -- are nowadays supplying
> bootable ISO's.
> You have to
> 1. Download the ISO
> 2. Burn a CD
> 3. Boot with it
> 4. Follow the instructions (to (re)flash the motherboard/CP/Disk etc)
> Ive already been able to boot ubuntu from an iso on disk
> Next Ive done it with making a grub-bootable usb and loop-mounting the iso
> from there
> So now to boot from a general (ie non linux) bootable ISO?
that would be started from ISO may need access to CD/DVD which is
possible only if system firmware (BIOS/EFI) actually see device.
Sorry....Maybe I focused on the wrong aspect -- hardware flashing.So to correct that:
1. I believe that Isolinux can do this2. These ISOs are (often) under the control of FreeDosSo maybe I rephrase my question as:
How to boot a Freedos based system from grub2?
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