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Re: Grub with iso9660 [El Torito support is added]

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: Grub with iso9660 [El Torito support is added]
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 21:21:00 +0000
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Linux <address@hidden> writes:

> On the Fedora list I posted the following question, but have got no
> good answers.
> Has anyone the answer?
>> Making a GRUB bootable CD is no problem at all. What I can't get to
>> work is installing GRUB on another medium, like floppy and harddisk,
>> and then, after the system has booted into GRUB, being able to
>> access a kernel and initrd that reside on a cd/dvd.

AFAIK the BIOS only makes the CDROM accessible after booting from
CDROM.  GRUB uses the BIOS to access the device.  So in that case it
will only be possible to access the CDROM when you boot from it, as
you noticed.


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