Re: Grub booting from CD

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

 



On 4/17/06, David Timms <[email protected]> wrote:
> Niklaus wrote:
> > Hi,
> >  I have a bootable CD and normal ISO9660 data CD , both has linux on it.
> >  I don't have the BIOS password and hence cannot change the bios
> > startup options.
> >
> > 1) Is there any way to boot the CD from grub command line ?
> >
> > 2) Can i access the data in ISO9660 from grub command line ?
> >
> > I can boot a floppy like root(fd0)
> > chainloader +1
> > boot
> >
> > simlarly windows partition like root(hd0,2)
> > chainloader +1
> > boot
> >
> > Is there anything for bootable CD .
> 1. I think I did it in the past by building a bootable dos floppy image
> that loads a cd driver, and then calls loadlin with the right parameters.
>
> 2. But if you can get you into a windows partition, maybe try the
> dosutils folder from an older FCore, from memory you can configure to
> boot the CD  (oh, but I think it might need to be a fat - not ntfs - drive).
>
> 3. grub option: (but you need to make the memdisk (14k) and img (1.4)
> accessible somehow?)
>
> title bootable_cd_loader.1.50z [ok]
>    kernel /memdisk/memdisk
>    initrd /memdisk/bootable_cd_loader.1.50z.img
>
But can grub access iso file systems like it does ext2.  What are the
ways of making it accessible ?



> DaveT.
>
> --
> fedora-list mailing list
> [email protected]
> To unsubscribe: https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-list
>


[Index of Archives]     [Current Fedora Users]     [Fedora Desktop]     [Fedora SELinux]     [Yosemite News]     [Yosemite Photos]     [KDE Users]     [Fedora Tools]     [Fedora Docs]

  Powered by Linux