[Grml] re: grml boot from iso
mika at grml.org
Fri Apr 28 09:55:39 CEST 2006
* boulhian <boulhian1 at menara.ma> [20060428 02:15]:
> You can also boot grml_iso from HD without grml_CD.
> Condition: you must have a linux partition with grub as linux loader on your
> Here is a way to do so:
> 1-copy grml_iso to a partition on HD: (hda5 as example).
> grml tohd=/dev/hda5
> 2-reboot to your linux box.(my / is on /dev/hda5).
> 3-create grml directory in /boot of your linux partition : as root
> mkdir /boot/grml
> 4-copy the files "linux26" and "minirt26.gz" from grml_CD/boot/isolinux to
> 5-edit /boot/grub/menu.lst to add entry for grml.
> here is as example the entry of grml in my /boot/grub/menu.lst
> # this entry boot grml from iso_image on /dev/hda5
> title Grml
> root (hd0,4)
> kernel /boot/grml/linux26 fromhd=/dev/hda5 lang=fr vga=797
> initrd /boot/grml/minirt26.gz
> 6-it's all. reboot and pick Grml at grub menu.
Thanks a lot for writing down the necessary steps! I've added it to
the grml-wiki at http://wiki.grml.org/doku.php?id=tips
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