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Old 05-06-2011, 12:10 PM   #16
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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, 10:40 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

You also need cloop-decompress which is at

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


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