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Old 01-24-2014, 05:02 AM   #1
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multi-boot on usb stick ?

some days ago i purchased kingston DTSE 8 Gb usb memory stick.
i copy to it, under /slack64-14.1 ans slack 14.1 x64 installation, and also under /slack-14.1, a 32 bit installation.
and also i copy and install on it slax - live cd \ usb distro based on slackware.
problem is in that, every of slackware version ( x86 and x64) must have their own bootloader, as i understand. i thing, very best will be a possibility to making a multiboot on usb stick, with options of slakware \slackware64 installer, and also a slax too.
anyone have a howto on that?
thank you...

P.S. it is be very good to place that script, or at leasto howto doc in slackware distro too....
Old 01-24-2014, 05:10 AM   #2
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- to know/follow the grub syntax...
- the iso files must be contiguos: for this I create a tar with the usb drive content, format it and extract the tar back on it.

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Old 01-28-2014, 01:45 AM   #3
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thank you, but that looks complicated solution, and i also not like a grub - i like lilo more
as i understand, there are no simple solutions?


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