[TriLUG] ISO boot loader OR not wasting CDs
xjparkerx at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 11:15:30 EDT 2009
I came across this about two weeks ago. Seems to work great under the
use cases I've tried it in.
If you go to the "Getting Started" link it will show you how to boot
this from a usb img. The project also provides a nice interface for
creating your own boot images for distros that aren't defaultly supported.
Chris Knowles wrote:
> I have had much the same desire, though mine was due to wanting to have the
> ability to load up multpile rescue/utility CDs on one USB key.
> (sysrescueCD, backtrack, and one other that escapes me right now.)
> My Google Fu found several howtos on how to do this with a specific set of
> ISOs, but no generalized rules that would allow me to plug in any ISOs that
> I wanted.
> Though now that I repeat my Google Fu, I discover that I may have been
> mentally impaired that day. It looks like there's some good general
> information on the Hak5 Episode 524 show notes...
> Hope this helps. I think it will help me with mine.
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 12:57 AM, Thomas Ingram <thomas at ravinggenius.com>wrote:
>> The only thing I seem to use CDs for anymore is burning various live
>> CDs to try out or install. This seems like such a waste. What I'd like
>> to have is a bootloader on a USB device, along with any number of ISO
>> files. When booting from the USB drive, the bootloader would list each
>> image in a menu to select. After selecting one, boot would continue as
>> a live CD. Is there anything I could use for this?
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