[Grml] About grml bootid

Ulrich Dangel mru at grml.org
Sun Jun 13 21:24:00 CEST 2010

* T o n g wrote [13.06.10 18:50]:
> I mean to ask,
> - what exactly does the bootid stand for?

An id identifying the correct boot device.

> - how does the file /conf/bootid.txt generated?

grml-live, like everything else.

> - how would bootid work with integrating multiple-grml on the same USB?

grml2usb takes care of it. 
Basically the process is:
If no /conf/bootid.txt is present, generate a random id and write it to
Read /conf/bootid.txt and adjust the bootid parameter for every
specified iso.

> Is there somewhere to read more about it?

What do you want to know? IMO it is quite simple, it is an identifier to
identify the system.


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