Boot of DVD iso Image from HD using Grub 1 (Nadia)

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Boot of DVD iso Image from HD using Grub 1 (Nadia)

Postby Tejas_0 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:02 pm

Boot of Nadia DVD iso Image from HD using Grub 1 - A NO FRILLS DESCRIPTION

A similar but detailed description can be found here.


  1. Place Downloaded Image in an ext2 Partition (sda2 here)
  2. Copy from the Iso Image the Files: 'vmlinuz' and 'initrd.lz'. Place them in a reiserfs Partition (not ext2fs, other fs types might be O.K.).

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    $ mkdir p_rfs
    $ mkdir p_xt2
    $ sudo mount /dev/sda1 p_rfs   # Filesystem: reiserfs
    $ sudo mount /dev/sda2 p_xt2   # Filesystem: ext2
    $ mkdir im
    $ sudo mount p_xt2/M_Nadya/linuxmint-14-cinnamon-dvd-32bit.iso im -t iso9660 -o loop
    $ cp -p im/casper/vmlinuz    p_rfs/M_Nadya
    $ cp -p im/casper/initrd.lz    p_rfs/M_Nadya
  3. Grub 1
    Entry in menu.lst

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       title Linux Mint Nadia Live DVD from Iso 'linuxmint-14-cinnamon-dvd-32bit.iso'
       root (hd0,0)
       kernel          /M_Nadya/vmlinuz live-media=/dev/sda2 iso-scan/filename=/M_Nadya/linuxmint-14-cinnamon-dvd-32bit.iso file=/cdrom/preseed/mint.seed boot=casper noprompt
       initrd          /M_Nadya/initrd.lz
Release: Linux Mint 16 "petra"
Edition: Cinnamon 32-bit
Linux mint 3.11.0-12-generic #19-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 9 16:12:00 UTC 2013 i686 athlon i686 GNU/Linux

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