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Old 08-02-2006, 03:03 AM   #1
sar_van81
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cant find stage2_eltorito file for creating bootable CD


hi...

i need to create a Cd with only GRUB bootloader nothing else. jst a cd with bootloader. i followed the steps given in

Making-a-GRUB-bootable-CD_ROM from GRUB manual

when i tried to copy stage2_eltorito file from /usr/lib/grub/i386-pc/stage2_eltorito , it showed me the error as

mkisofs: Uh oh, I cant find the boot image 'iso/boot/grub/stage2_eltorito' !..


can anyone suggest me a solution...

thanks in advance....

saravanan
 
Old 08-02-2006, 04:03 AM   #2
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Try this small howto on my site.
 
Old 08-02-2006, 06:20 AM   #3
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creating a bootcd

hi...

i did as u said and got the grub into the CD,but a doubt. when i disconnect the hard disk and boot the system with cd i can't the boot prompt as
grub>

but when i insert the bootable floppy i got grub prompt.can u say me why is it so that when i boot with CD i don't get that...?
 
Old 08-02-2006, 06:33 AM   #4
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The boot image created from a working floppy should provide exactly the same boot procedure as the floppy. The only suggestion I can make is that the image is corrupt or the write to the cd was not good.
 
  


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