[Grml] re: grml boot from iso

Michael Prokop 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 
>  HD.

>  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 
>  /boot/grml

>  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 
>   ramdisk=100000
>                   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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