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Old 05-06-2011, 11:10 AM   #16
yancek
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Did you copy the dsl iso to the /boot/dsl directory and try the menuentry I suggested?
 
Old 03-14-2012, 09:40 PM   #17
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Thumbs up Boot Damn Small Linux (DSL) from ISO file using grub2

While initially searching for this topic, this thread came at top of google search. Having figured out a way to boot DSL using grub2 from an ISO successfully, I thought I share it here for benefit of others (and OP if still relevant) who may be looking for this.

I wrote a shell script which extracts the ramdisk image inside the DSL .iso file and patches it so it can loop mount the .iso file on boot. The script is at https://gist.github.com/2041319

You also need cloop-decompress which is at https://gist.github.com/2040285

There is an example as a comment in the shell script. Good luck!
 
  


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