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Old 05-17-2010, 07:52 AM   #1
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Smile Boot iso image from hard disk


How to boot an iso image from hard disk. I have created a linux live cd with remastersys. I want to test it. So I want to boot it from my hard disk.
 
Old 05-17-2010, 08:04 AM   #2
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You will still need to boot from a removable medium. If you provided the feature on your LiveCD you can point it to the iso on the hard drive and it will be loaded from there, but you're still booting from the CD. (I know Knoppix has that functionality. It makes the system run faster, and will allow you to use an oversized iso, e.g a DVD iso on a system that does not have a DVD drive.)
 
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Or you could throw something like virtualbox on your computer and boot it in the virtual environment to see if it works.
 
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Any VM would be the usual choice.
I usually use qemu. It is simple and fast enough. Try qemu manager 6. It is a gui for qemu.

There is a way to use grub4dos or grub4win to boot it if it is supported.


You could burn it to a cd-rw.
 
  


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