[Grml] Creating a bootable DVD using grml and grml64

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Tue Jun 9 00:24:09 CEST 2009

* Ernesto Domato <edomat at gmail.com> [20090608 23:56]:
> 2009/6/7 Michael Prokop <mika at grml.org>:
> > * Michael Prokop <mika at grml.org> [20090607 03:17]:
> > Thorsten Glaser and I already worked out a generic grml2iso script
> > which doesn't even require a loopback device anymore (but please
> > make sure to use the most current grml2usb version from git for
> > now):

> >  http://git.grml.org/?p=grml2usb.git;a=blob_plain;f=grml2iso;hb=HEAD

> > Please report feedback.

> Well, I tested the grml2iso script using the last grml2usb version
> from git and it worked flawlessly on the 32-bits version and 64-bits
> version of grml creating a DVD and CD from several grml flavors.

Great, thanks for reporting. :)

> The only thing that I saw from the script grml2iso is that you should
> place "libc6-i386 [amd64]" on the depends part of the control file for
> the grml2usb packages because grml2iso use the grub-mkimage from the
> i386 binary package and it will not work on amd64 without the
> libc6-i386 package. The grml64 already has this packages but if you
> want to install grml2usb on a Debian AMD64 installation, the script
> will fail.

Ah, good catch, thanks!

This should be fixed inside the script itself now:


> Now, I can start replacing my sysrescd (that is a nice bootable rescue
> CD but uses gentoo as it base and I'm working with Debian so it's
> easier for my to customize it and use it with the Debian servers that
> I administer).

Ah. :) Please let us know if you're missing anything at grml. :)

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